Latest Sewing Discussions

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pre planning for sewing lesson
My 18-year-old RTD is coming to stay here for a couple of nights mid-May, so I'm in the midst of planning our sewing project for her next Highland dance costume. RTD wants it to look like this: http:...
10 years ago 3
 
Hooks and eyes
Hello all, My Reader's Digest book describes two types of hook and eye - one with a round eye and the other with a straight eye. It says that I should be using a straight eye for lapped edges. I...
10 years ago 7
 
VeePro Embroidery
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10 years ago
 
Adding a Flutter Sleeve Question?
Eldest step-daughter is getting married in July. She has ordered the brides-attendants' dresses in purple (her color) and the only one she could find that didn't look matronly is sleeveless with a V-...
10 years ago 15
 
new fabric strong odor problem ?
I purchse some 60/40 tutti frutti fabric from the local retailer and some other cotton prints. It did not have a strong odor but seemingly the usuall textile print odor. Anyways i washed it all in wa...
10 years ago 7
 
hand sewing instructions
I live in Atlanta, GA and am trying to find someone to teach me basic hand sewing (this is all new to me). I became interested when I picked up the Alabama Stitch Book. Does anyone know of any instruc...
10 years ago 3
 
Is it Thursday already?
This week seems to have flow away... After the start of the Great Laundry Experiment, and my decision to get the special cleaning stuff after all, I turned back to sewing... A couple of weeks back...
10 years ago 3
 
Suggestion for embroidery thread set?
I'm shopping for a set of poly threads to experiment with embroidery. Is it better to buy a named brand set like this: http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat3668&PRODID=prd29697 or a no br...
10 years ago 13
 
So-Called "Missing Links" Debunked At Last!
LUCY: Nearly all experts agree Lucy was just a 3 foot tall chimpanzee. HEIDELBERG MAN: Built from a jaw bone that was conceded to be quite human. NEBRASKA MAN: Scientifically built up from one tooth...
10 years ago
 
Off to the Beach!
http://tinyurl.com/ctypez Hi everyone, I'm off to the beach for two weeks and then to babysit for 6 days. I'm taking my machine, fabric and patterns. DH will probably say there's no room. OF course t...
10 years ago 3
 
question on f-stop settings
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10 years ago
 
Good things
A few weeks ago, well maybe more than that, I posted about Viking emailing me a free copy of my sewing machine manual and also a basic sewing manual and needle guide. I just got around to printing o...
10 years ago
 
Pretty Apron Pattern
http://tinyurl.com/c6fcsq I paid her =A316 for the lot. Not a bad haul, and it helps the charity. -- Kate XXXXXX R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate B...
10 years ago 8
 
Nineteen jackets done and delivered
Nineteen jackets done and delivered: http://tinyurl.com/cbcfc5 DD brought the jackets to me on Tuesday, and e-mailed the logo. I had to pull an all-nighter, DGD's club played this AM and DD let me ...
10 years ago 5
 
Vicky's Laundrey Experiment Mk II
I soaked the birded bits, and the solid matter has come away. Now soaking in more soap solution, but after talking to the Vulpex man - the creator and developer, not a salesman - I am ordering som...
10 years ago 32