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Industrial Sewing Machine for Sale - NYC
Hello all I have a Singer Industrial Sewing Machine for sale. It's in working condition. Powerful enough to work through leather. All I'm asking for it is $75. I need more space in my place, and we...
15 years ago
 
Belly dancing costume
Does anyone know of a belly dancing costume pattern? My daughter is starting belly dancing at school next term and I think it would add to the fun if she looked the part. I'd like to make her the...
15 years ago 9
 
Help - need needle plate for Brother VX-2013
Help! I need a replacement needle plate for my Brother VX-2013. Apparently, at no more than 13 years old, the machine is "obsolete", which means that my only chance of finding a spare is if a dealer/...
15 years ago 2
 
looking for a pattern
I'm looking for a pattern for a babydoll nightie for my wife. I can visualize what I'm looking for..the hard part is describing it here. I've looked at Kwiksew, Simplicity, McCalls...and I'm getting...
16 years ago 9
 
Help with used Singer 5932
Hello, I am new to this group. Penny from one of the backpacking gear-making message boards sent me here. I have a Singer 5932 T (Not sure if the T is supposed to be part of the model number or not)...
17 years ago 3
 
Sewing for Beginners Tutorials?
Does anyone know of any really good vhs or dvd sewing tutorials for beginners? Things that show step-by-step, all the basics, etc? I mainly only sew for the occasional craft project which are...
17 years ago 6
 
best/economical thread to use?
Hi, new here, wanted to know what is the best/economical thread to use for general sewing? Thanks Er - what are you sewing? What kind of machine are you using, and what are your preferred fabrics? The...
17 years ago 8
 
Sealant Foam on Fabric; How to Remove?
Specifically, on a new cotton/acrylic sweater, and a new (what else?) pair of black jeans. You'd think, by now, that I'd know to change clothes before leaping into a home repair project, but,...
17 years ago 13
 
Husband considering buying Elna 2130 as present
Hello, My wife has asked me to buy her a Sewing Machine for her Xmas present (no doubt this will not be the last Xmas present posting!). I have a sneaky feeling that her enthusiasm may wear off after...
17 years ago 4
 
Sewing Genie Threading Problem
Am newbie. Couldn't understand threading when looking at it (as it was when purchased). I unthreaded it, planning to use the Instruction manual to thread it from scratch. Manual is apparently...
17 years ago 3
 
Bobbin thread problem
I recently bought a used Singer Touch tronic 2001 sewing machine. Not all of the time but some of the time the thread on the bobbin side of the material seems to get bunched-up. The only adjustment...
17 years ago 4
 
Fabric Stores in Italy
Hi there, I will be travelling to Rome, Siena, Florence and Venice in April and wanted to ask for fabric store suggestions. I searched the group posts for this topic and found one from 1997 but wanted...
12 years ago 9
 
Miss America evening gowns
I was poking around on the internet this afternoon and found on pictures from the Miss USA pagent being aired tonight. They had a photo gallery of the evening gown competition with at least 2 shots of...
11 years ago 18
 
Looking for blouse pattern
I'm look for a pattern for a tunic type blouse with raglan sleeves and a bound neckline. In clearing out some old clothes, I ran across a favorite blouse of that type, which, to be charitable, is...
12 years ago 5
 
martial arts uniform sew pattern ?
Does anyone have a link or suggestion to find or make a sewing pattern for a karate student/practice uniform (? Gi ?) ? I have googled for a karate uniform sewing pattern and found something at ......
12 years ago 15
 
seamstress and other rates guide
Several months ago, someone posted that a guide to prices to charge per piece or by the hour for various garments, etc. was availabe from some place in California. Unfortunately I zipped by it and did...
15 years ago 2
 
Bel Air Sewing Machine?
Teal blue, 929, model s3010c Any of this ring a bell? Help. Does it look like this one? it does then basically it's a clone of a Singer model 15 and this manual may be of some help: -------------- You...
15 years ago 8
 
Used sergers
What slightly older models of sergers would serger users recommend? I've been looking at Husqvarna, Bernina and Brother models. And what kind of prices would you pay? Thanks, AK in PA On Sun, 10 Dec...
14 years ago 55
 
brother exedra e-40
bonjour elle se desenfil souvent jai changer aiguille . verifiez les tensions .changer de fil mais toujours le meme probleme y a til une personne a qui cest arriver et a pu resoudre son probleme merci...
2 years ago 9
 
Re: Any info on New Home machines
Here's a copy of the manual for your machine, free, from Janome: Check p. 11 of the manual, 12 of the pdf... my guess is the bobbin winder is still stuck in towards the bobbin winding position. Click...
3 years ago