Latest Sewing Discussions

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Pinterest
Oh dear, someone in an Anglo french forum I visit mentioned pinterest . At first glance I wasn't sure, then a couple of days later I notice a fellow sewist had a pinterest badge on their page so t...
6 years ago 4
 
Truth in sizes?
We accept that a pair of pants with a size 32 waist label may be 26 or 37 in reality but here's a new one. I wondered why my new green shirt didn't feel right. While primping this morning, I not...
6 years ago 7
 
Ping@Beverly
Hello Beverly, replied to your mail via your hotmail account since Comcast still hates me... U.
6 years ago 2
 
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 ...
6 years ago 24
 
Fun with crystals
I just added a couple dozen tiny Swarovski hotfix crystals to a denim jacket I finished last week. The denim is dark, and it's "printed" all over with raised shiny gray dots in a random swirl p...
6 years ago
 
OT: Maybe I am back
When I re-joined the group after the death of one sister, I thought I could finally find time to catch up regularly. Then my granddaughter wanted some more maternity clothes, she had gained so mu...
6 years ago 25
 
bernina 950 industrial
The stars are in alignment, finally the money, and the machine at an affordable price have aligned. I have ordered the machine , it's 2nd hand and from a service centre. i just have to await it...
6 years ago 17
 
Great british sewing bee
For those of you not in The UK who might be curious. This is my new favorite televison show. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19Fq_X_xngU&feature=youtu.be Claire in Montréal FRANCE www.claireowen...
6 years ago 15
 
Ping: Polly
When I was in WalMart the other day, strolling through their fabric dept., there was a small are with a display of a bib ( and Free Instructions) about making a bib out of some new ( to me) type...
6 years ago 8
 
Is there a hand embroidery pattern design program to download my photos?
I have the pcstitch for cross stitch pattern design software. I would like to download some of my personal photos for family projects using hand embroidery not machine. Have found plenty for machine....
6 years ago 2
 
Will wonders never cease?
Just exactly what we all need......for those "uh-oh" moments when sewing. http://www.thequiltshow.com/os/blog.php/blog_id/5477 -- Joanne stitches @ singerlady.reno.nv.us.earth.milky-way.com http...
6 years ago 4
 
What's the worst that can happen?
I ordered some of each of these: http://tinyurl.com/fuchsia-fabric and http://tinyurl.com/jade-fabric to make spring jackets. Site says : "70% poly, 25% rayon, 5% Lycra, "Dry Clean" I'm not a...
6 years ago 5
 
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 i...
6 years ago 1
 
Newer Trend with exposed zipper down the back
I've mostly noticed it on TV shows. The exposed zipper down the back of a dress looks TACKY to me, but maybe that's just me. How do any of you feel about this trend.
6 years ago 29
 
back at last
Hi all, I have been MIA for a while but I am finally back on line fully. We had a lovely and well deserved 3 week holiday in Feb( managed to squeeze 15 yards of lovely cotton flowered fabric in...
6 years ago 3