Latest Sewing Discussions

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Kilt in 6 Hours
Beverly, I just had to flag this up for you. On The Great British Sewing Bee Program last night the third challenge was to make a Kilt. They gave the contestants 6 Hour.I immediately thought of ...
4 years ago 1
 
OT So Sad
My dear younger Sister passed away yesterday. I will surly miss her so very much! She had been in assisted living for 3 years, and I visited or called her twice a week. So very sad. Barbara ...
4 years ago 16
 
Fait main/ Hand Made What does it really mean?
I thought I would share this question here as well as on Facebook to sound out the maximum quantity of opinions. At the risk of creating a dispute and sort of on the back of another crafter's re...
4 years ago 8
 
Sergers
I am working on a Singer 14u 85b serger with differential feed. This is a 5 thread serger. Old but very nice. The machine was very dry and frozen up. That problem is no more. She is free and turni...
4 years ago 3
 
OT Request for Prayers
I just received a call from my sister's DD that she has been admitted to Hospice Care in SC and does not even know anyone. Her health has gotten very bad over the past week when I have been unable ...
4 years ago 3
 
That Summer Nightgown and Pumpkin Wall Hanging
Hello All, Just wanted to update everyone. My pumpking wall hanging is all s ewn together. I went to Wal-Mart yesterday and brought the black felt need ed for the eyes, nose and mout...
5 years ago 5
 
The Twister Pumpkin Wallhanging
New here, so not sure if this is the proper newsgroup. I just got through sewing this wall hanging top together yesterday. I had to wait while the fabrics just sat there for weeks ...
5 years ago 8
 
Happy Birthday to ME
I've already had one week of celebrations and have another week planned out of going to wonderful places! I've gotten birthday cards, travel, and many gifts! How wonderful! Barbara in COLD centra...
5 years ago 11
 
Using stash!
I bought some rayon/wool/(poly?) blend (washable!) suiting fabric at Fabric Depot a couple of years ago, enough for a suit jacket and two pair of slacks. Today, I am cutting out the jacket, to be ...
5 years ago 4
 
Quilt Show
I have recently watched The Quilt Show, where Sharon was featured. She indicated several products were available on her website (such as liquid stitch & glue tips). I have been unsuccessful in findi...
5 years ago 1
 
Yet another book added to my collection
This book just arrived: http://tinyurl.com/V-A-Wedding-exhibit-book I have promised I will not even open the package until at least two more sewing-for-the-trip projects are done. ;-D -- Bev...
5 years ago 2
 
TSWLTH
I am not getting ads in the Sunday paper anymore for them, and their e-mail ads are not very useful. I went in today to buy a pattern and expected to pay full price, (!!!) as I have to have it NO...
5 years ago 3
 
Re-lining a coat
I have a favorite raincoat I intend to take to London, but it does not have a hood, so I bought some very similar fabric and made a button-on one. While I was doing that I kept looking at the hid...
5 years ago 7
 
Sewing Bee series 3
Yes I know I am obsessed by this program. I thought I would give you a heads up series three starts imminently . Catch up with Season 2 contestants tonight and the new season proper starts next we...
5 years ago
 
Sewing and Mending
Seems like most of my current sewing is mending and hemming. DH has lost weight and I've been taking in the waist of his shorts. Also, son's pants need to be hemmed up. DH had a shoulder operat...
5 years ago 14