Latest Sewing Discussions

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will psw1.1 run with windows 10 also how can i join yahoo group teamsewamused
trying to load psw 1.1 on windows 10 my machine recongizes the card reaer/writer but psw does not. i got a usb serial cord to connet the card reader with. also keep seeing to go to teamsewamused yah...
1 year ago 5
Re: Need Sewing Machine Manual - Wards UHT J2000
Hi Tanya - I am replying to this message June 9, 2018, so unsure if you still have this sewing machine. I do have a Stitch Guide for Computer 2000 UHT J2000 for this exact model Please tell me if yo...
1 year ago
Gluing curtain hems
My wife died recently, half way through our moving house. We were planning to take and re-use many of our curtains, all of which were sewn by my wife. But many of them need re-sizing, especially w...
1 year ago 7
Stitches on Singer 514
Just got a Singer 514, working fine before but I must have changed a setting which means instead of each stitch being the same length, it goes long-short-long-short. How do I get them to go back to be...
1 year ago 2
Wooden Jersey
As I was leafing past the sports pages in today's paper, a headline caught my eye: "Brees Buys Wooden Jersey" What a disappointment to learn that it was a jersey worn by a man named "Wooden". ...
1 year ago 1
is it necessary to prewash ribbon if sewing it on to a washable garment?
I'm making towel wraps for grad gifts this year and am wondering if it's necessary to prewash my ribbon before applying to the towels. The towels have all been preached. I'm thinking that the ribb...
1 year ago 2
Crippled-up sewing.
I'm not exactly crippled -- I went on a seventeen-mile bike ride yesterday, and found it disappointingly short -- but I do need to ration my standing-still time. I pressed creases into three bind...
1 year ago 1
I think I killed my overlocker/serger.
I think I just killed my Eva Royal overlocker. Last year I knocked the timing out of wack and with a service and new blade I spent 194? getting her back. At the time the repair engineer said it wa...
1 year ago 3
Sun Fade on white jersey.
Sometimes when I have had an item for a bit too long on my stall I get some fading due to being out in the sun which is an occupational hazard I guess. The most annoying items are the baby bodies...
1 year ago 2
Rimoldi 329
Does some one here have the adjustment measurements for a Rimoldi 329. I have the Manuel here but the table of adjustments has gotten misplaced. We put new loopers in and are just ever so slight...
1 year ago 1
How long to keep work in progress that isn't mine.
Clearing up the workspace and I came across something I had forgotten and it caused me to ask a question and the answer was quite interesting so I thought I would pop it on here too. Sometimes a...
1 year ago 1
Different type of sewing
Today's sewing was a marathon job. I finally decided I had to repair my market umbrellas. After a very wet weekend where my umbrellas were up all weekend the small holes and cracks that have appe...
1 year ago 3
I have acquired a Necchi Lelia 510
I have acquired this machine but have no idea how to thread it if someone could help me with this it would be much-appreciated Thanks
1 year ago 3
Slowly pulling ahead with sewing
Major phew, I have this afternoon managed to empty the box of pieces that are Reversible dresses for Spring. Just counted the rail and I have made 82!! Cross them off the list. Now onto aprons. -...
1 year ago 9
Box cushions and frustration!
Beyond cross with myself. I have just finished a clients order only to realise I have to unpick 2 cushions as the zips are in the wrong place!! Pipped box cushions for a leather sofa!! The cushio...
1 year ago 9