Latest Sewing Discussions

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Best fabric for jigsaw roll-up mat: felt or ???
A yoga mat works like a dream!
1 year ago
ELNA 7000 bobbin hook assembly problems
I took the bobbin assembly out for cleaning and when I replaced it found that the bottom thread is not being picked up and the whole assembly doesn't seem to be seated probably. --
1 year ago 2
Coats Eloflex thread
HAs anyone tried Coats eloflex thread. I tried it on a pocket on a pair of pants. Worked fine on the straight seam, but one I got to the curve it made a mess, the top thread shredded in the needl...
1 year ago 2
Grocery bags
I've followed links to patterns for grocery bags several times, and every last one has been lined. Why would one line a shopping bag? It seems to me that a lined bag would be harder to wash. ...
1 year ago 5
Looking for a source for tartan ribbon.
I am trying to get some 38mm tartan ribbon to make sashes for red velvet dresses this winter. Does anyone here have a good source/supplier that they wouldn't mind sharing with me? Ebay is not tha...
1 year ago 2
Inspiration needed for fur fabric
Following a clear up I have just found in my statsh about 2.5metres of black fur fabric which I have left from making furry hats. Any ideas what I can do with it for children. I am thinking sleevel...
1 year ago
Sewing machine for ocassional marine vinyl???
Is there any cheap machines for marine vinyl,somebody mentioned a heavy duty home i will work any comments to this
1 year ago 1
Re: manual for an older kenmore sewing machine
The original post was from September 27, 1999, after several responses the thread died out 10/5/99. Meh
1 year ago
Elna 7000 sewing
My elna 7000 was not picking the bobbin thread up, but after sorting that problem it now doesn't sew at all, makes the noise, feeds the material, but not a single stitch
1 year ago 2
Any old sewing machine experts here who recognize this badge?
1 year ago 7
Throw Pillow Stuffing?
I've got a couple of sofa throw pillows that could stand some stuffing inside. Would just a new pillow form do the trick or would that stuff become flat as a flitter in two years? Any suggestio...
1 year ago 6
Re: Bernette 720
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > Twenty-six years! I think this must set a new record for replying to an old post.
1 year ago 4
Elna model 62 Super oily
I have a vintage 1960's Elna Model 62 Super. I want to know if it is possible to fix it. The previous owner said that the motor just stopped working. When I got it home, I noticed a lot of oil ha...
1 year ago 1
Sewing machine wheel
Hi I'm new to the group but frustrated in finding an answer to my problem from Singer - My machine is jammed - The wheel wont turn at all - Have cleaned bobbin area - everything else - Still wo...
1 year ago 4
Re: will psw1.1 run with windows 10 also how can i join yahoo group teamsewamused
Thank you very much. I called the singer dealer and he looked for a suggestion form singer and it said the software was designed using windows 98 and the latest software really copatibaliale is xp. ...
1 year ago 1