Latest Sewing Discussions

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Zippered Cover for Foam Bed Wedge
I'm definitely a fish out water at this group, but I have spent a lifetime designing and building with wood, metal, and plastic. Regretfully, I never learned how to use a sewing machine. I'm going t...
8 years ago 7
 
Machine for a beginner
Hi, I haven't posted here before. My daughter is beginning to use a sewing machine at secondary school and is keen to attempt making simple items at home. I've always been pretty useless when it ...
8 years ago 16
 
bobbin to necchi 3205fa wont catch!
Hi guys, im a newbie to this site and my sister gave me a necchi 3205fa and i cant seem to get the bobbin to catch. any suggestions? ------------------------------------- AJ ("`-''-/").___..--'...
8 years ago 4
 
pretty punch
------------------------------------- HI i have seen people talk a little bit about pretty punch here. how can i get in touch with some of those who wish to sell off soke of what they have? -- ...
8 years ago 1
 
OT: snow, snow, cold
It started snowing about noon on Saturday. Wet and Heavy white stuff. The light flickered on and off during the afternoon and evening. At 10PM they went OFF. We went to bed and got up Sunday to a ve...
8 years ago 17
 
Ping Ron Anderson
You might not have a thought in your head about this one but I'm desperately hoping you do. I have a Bernina Bernette 334DS. I make lots of things for needy newborns and need the serger to be happ...
8 years ago 10
 
Problems covering velcro hooks (2)
Hi I'm doing a prenatal support of powernet and I want to cover the edge with elastic. The ends of the belt are made of velcro. When covering the Velcro hooks with the elastic these beyond the elastic...
8 years ago 7
 
Problems covering velcro hooks
Hi I'm doing a prenatal support of powernet and I want to cover the edge with elastic. The ends of the belt are velcro. When covering the Velcro hooks with the elastic these are beyond and kneel. An...
8 years ago
 
Rumor or true?
Just heard from someone they heard TSWLTH is closing. Anyone else heard this? -- Ron Anderson A1 Sewing Machine 18 Dingman Rd Sand Lake, NY 12153 http://www.a1sewingmachine.comwww.facebook.com/A1S...
8 years ago 10
 
Sharon's memory quilt
Ok, I am SUPPOSED to be working like a madwoman on the kilt for DSIL. But when a special someone "here" asks for my help, I jump at the chance: http://ickes.us/SharonsTshirtMemoryQuilt.aspx -- ...
8 years ago 6
 
Bernina 807 minimatic
I have a Bernina 807 for sale: http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/pml/art/2668823326.html Karen
8 years ago 3
 
patternmaking 201
A pair of really nice posts from Kathleen Fasanella: http://www.fashion-incubator.com/archive/pattern-puzzle-pattern-magic-style-53/ http://www.fashion-incubator.com/archive/pattern-puzzle-pattern-mag...
8 years ago 1
 
New reader, please forgive if slightly OT
I've just spent entirely too much time searching the web this morning, trying to find a semi-sewing project. I also scanned the nearly 3,000 articles my newsreader brought up for this group, but did...
8 years ago 2
 
Smocking
In the spring school holidays, I made my daughter a sundress. The classic one with a gathered/smocked top. This was very easy as we found fabric that came with one end already smocked/gathered (th...
8 years ago 1
 
The skirt
After much dithering I finally got the skirt cut and sewn for DD. It's hanging now and I'll hem it tomorrow. I had hoped to get it finished when she was here last weekend, but we were so busy parti...
8 years ago 16