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More \FTL suits!
The customer is opening a shop on Monday 19th March... The student projects needs to be completed for Monday evening and handed in on Tuesday. -- Kate XXXXXX R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls Lady Ca...
10 years ago
Best Stabilizer to Use on Bib
Can anyone tell me what's the best stabilizer to use for applique on a cotton interlock bib - cut-away or tear-away? Also, if I were to use cut-away, does anyone have any tricks for covering up the ...
10 years ago 1
Prince Charles best dressed male
He always looks good, doesn't he? Gets his suits made at #1 Savile Row, it turns out. Coincidentally, I communicated with another bespoke shop on Savile Row last week on the topic of 12-13" tailor'...
10 years ago 3
time and cost to sew boxer shorts?
Sewing Wizards, Roughly (1) how long does it take to sew a pair of men's boxer shorts, and (2) what's a reasonable price to pay for sewing 10 pairs? --The woman who may do it for me seems quite expe...
10 years ago 32
Home safe!
Ursula got home safe. We are planning a return match some time! :D -- Kate XXXXXX R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate Buttons
10 years ago
Bra Quilters of South Carolina
These are marvelous! Quilter or not, you can at least enjoy the humor of this site. Don't miss the creative captions. Members of Quilters of South Carolina have created one-of-a-kind bras for Breas...
10 years ago 1
Fabric shopping in London
I dragged my 'victim' round Soho, to: Liberty's (bought nowt, borrowed their po!) Boradwick Silks (lovely things, but nothing that really sang to us... ) The Silk Society (Broadwick's other shop: same...
10 years ago 4
We gotta get a life!
I just searched alt.sewing on google for some information. They offer a link to "view profile" which shows posting history for about 5 years. Kate: 44,088 messages BEI Design: 8,367 Betsey: 7,332 ...
10 years ago 19
Reply for Sharon Hays
What a GREAT PREASANT for your "great niece"....she is one lucky little girl........To have an Aunt that makes her "special hand made presants,,,,I ...........l o v e...............the dee...
10 years ago 1
elna Lotus TX manual, ( Model type 57 )
Can any one help with the User manual for this Machine, I thought it had one but its the Sewing Guide It might even be refered to the Lotus Stella TX.. But has no mention of Stella on its case...
10 years ago 1
finally finished!!!
OK. I want the award for latest Christmas present finished for Christmas 2008. This is for my great...
10 years ago 3
Laugh (at myself) for the day
I was getting set up to sew on the kilt, and decided some music would be nice. Opened the 5-disc CD payer to remove all the holiday CDs still in there(!), and along side of the player discovered o...
10 years ago 5
virginia tech
i have been trying to locate a VT (virginia tech) to use on my embroidery machine but have been unsuccessful - can anyone help ------------------------------------- ##--------------------------...
10 years ago 1
Looking for extension table for my 1989 Brother Electronic Sewing Machine
The clip that holds the extension table on my 20-year-old Brother Electronic Sewing machine broke and I'm holding the extension table on with a large rubber band. I've been unable to locate a replace...
10 years ago 26
Singer Serger help
I bought a used serger (14U85) off of Craigslist and got it Thursday. It worked yesterday. Then, I tried to disable the cutting thing yesterday, and now I think I may have messed up the timing. When ...
10 years ago 33