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Bernette 234 serger & Sewing FAQ
Where can I find what the rolled hem attachment looks like, costs, and where can I find it? Can i find it still?? I checked the Bernina Bernette 234 on the Bernina website and even the online manual...
14 years ago 3
 
how old is New Home model 552?
just bought this in cabinet for $15.works good and has all parts.just want to know how old it is Google is your friend: You will have to know the serial number. HTH, "S Lee" wrote in message...
6 years ago 2
 
Need ironing board advice
I need an ironing board. I don't sew or do anything with fabric but keep my clothes pressed. Can anyone offer advice on a solid, sturdy, ironing board? I looked at the Rowenta ($100) but it wobbled...
14 years ago 18
 
KENMORE SERGER
Overlock 2/3/4D model # 385 16644, not much info online though I did find that the 385's are made by Janome. I just got one on ebay, haven't tried it yet. I just watched the video this morning. Does...
14 years ago 3
 
Eyelet Setting on Nylon Webbing
I am trying to set eyelets on to nylon webbing (I am making dog collars), the problem I am running into is that I cannot get the eyelet to go through the webbing so that I can set it. I am trying to...
15 years ago 5
 
Removing fur trim from a hood
Hi, I just bought a new winter parka. I really didn't want one with fur or fake fur trim around the hood, unless it was removable, but the one that looked best on me had the unremovable kind. I would...
15 years ago 4
 
Capital sewing machine
I found an old sewing machine cabinet that had a Capital sewing Machine in it. Dose anyone here know what it would be worth or when they made these machines. It had a model no I think was a 300 but it...
17 years ago 10
 
singer 347- heavy duty?
Hello; My sisiter is looking to buy a home sewing machine that would be useful in sewing cordura/neoprene. She ran across a singer 347 that was labeled as being near industrial and able to sew leather...
13 years ago 10
 
Vogue Stitch sewing machine
Hi, I need help! I recently was given a sewing machine, its an older (heavy metal) machine and the clue to what kind it is is a label on the machine saying "vogue stitch". Does anyone know anything...
14 years ago 4
 
Kenmore Feed Dog Problem
I have a Kenmore 385.1249280 sewing machine that is around 25 years old or so. It used to work great until one day the feed dogs stopped grabbing the material. They no longer come above the level of...
12 years ago 12
 
How to sew badges onto a lined jacket and not stitch through the lining?
The customer for whom I am "removing old/sewing on new" arm badges on a dozen or so shirts is very pleased with the ones I've done to date. I just received the 2nd batch of laundered shirts. Now they...
12 years ago 10
 
Singer model 9612
The bevel gear on the above machine is defective and needs to be replaced. The gear is on the bobbin end of th horizontal shaft. I have removed the retaining clip and loosened all set screws but the...
4 months ago
 
Quick sort out.
9h00. Thinking about having a re shuffle in my sewing room. I need not to have the 3 machines on the bench not so close together so I have to re-home the ironing board and a ton of other stuff. If I...
3 years ago 5
 
Ping cyp
Happy Veterans Day to all our Veterans on alt sew! Barbara in FL --- news:// - complaints: ---
7 years ago
 
Used my embroidery machine
Love my Singer embroidery machines! I just used my Singer XL5000 to make a high school graduation gift. I machine embroidered an off-white fleece throw as a graduation gift for one of my great-nieces....
7 years ago
 
Tidying
I am having an electrician over tomorrow to scope out (and fix, I hope!) the constant electrical problem I have going on in my sewing room. If I leave a couple of lights on behind me when I go...
7 years ago 24
 
Great british sewing bee
For those of you not in The UK who might be curious. This is my new favorite televison show. Claire in Montréal FRANCE I get BBC America and unfortunately this program is not aired here. : ( But...
7 years ago 15
 
I have a vintage SewMor portable sewing machine
I am trying to find the value of this machine. It is still in the original case with all the original paper work and all parts. ( Im not sure what year it was made or I do not know where to look for...
7 years ago 1
 
The Bling Fairies have been at work
You may need sun specs... I've done only one of those Kate - it was for a little miss who was drum major for a marching band and there was no such thing as a uniform her size. The problem I had was...
9 years ago 9
 
Goodwill fabric
I've not been to a Goodwill store in several years, but your post might entice me to stop by the new one that opened near the doctor's office. I really don't need any new fabric of any sort at the...
11 years ago 8