Latest Sewing Discussions

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Singer Handcrank
I've just acquired a 'new' Singer Handcrank which I think is a 15 98. I'm not overly sure of the model but I think it is that one. What I do know from the Singer dating sites is that it was made i...
8 years ago 4
 
[ping] OT - Kate XXXXX : fastdraw video ?
Hello Kate, Some time ago, IMS, you posted a link to a ??? "fastdraw" video ???=20 possibly on you tube. The message was regarding modern and traditional schooling method and=20 the history behind ...
8 years ago 2
 
Singer 6268
Hi, I just received a 20 or so year-old broken Singer modle 6268, which has electronically controlled pre-memorized stitches, on a panel with lots of electric pushbuttons, and a buttonholer that me...
8 years ago 3
 
a hole and closure for an umbrella tablecloth
i am not a great sewer/ i have some beautiful fabric that i would like to cut a hole and close the tablecloth as well/ instead of an umbrella, i have a fan pole in the center of the table and cannot...
8 years ago 3
 
OT: Flash mob on Cape Cod
http://youtu.be/X5lbNXNn3CI This is the Stop and shop I shop at on Cape Cod. Missed the occasion, I went shopping earlier that day. Juno
8 years ago 4
 
free books till 4 August 2011
Hah, I bet that got your attention. Internet Public Library has roughly 6.5 million volumes free for download or browsing from 4 July to 4 August 2011. Obviously, they're trying to convince you th...
8 years ago 4
 
Ping: Ron
I am dazzled by a recent comment that taking a serger in for repair would cost $ 169 just for diagnosis. I can see where a busy professional SM shop would cringe at the very thought of looking at a...
8 years ago 2
 
Another Window Covered!
I came across a few yards of upholstery fabric and thought of son and wife who had requested a thick curtain to block the street light outside their bedroom window. I've been very busy and finishe...
8 years ago 7
 
My second overlocker
Can anyone help me with a question about a Bernina Bernette 334DS. I got it at an estate sale about three years ago. It came with a lot of accessories. I used it while making costumes for the Breme...
8 years ago 6
 
Finished!
OK, the chiffon kimono is in the washing machine to get the starch out. I tried it on and it didn't look quite as nice as I had expected, but that may have to do with the starch: it makes the poly c...
8 years ago 9
 
Anyone have this book?
http://www.amazon.com/Fashioning-Fashion-European-Dress-Detail/dp/3791350625/ref=pd_ecc_rvi_cart_3 If so, what do you think of it? It's not like I NEED yet another clothing/fashion book, but one ca...
8 years ago 8
 
Kitchen Curtains
I just finished up the new kitchen curtains for over the sink! They are really cute, says me. Emily in Houston gave me the material a couple years ago and I just now made them up with a white back...
8 years ago 4
 
Hobo Quilt
I have been quilting for 40 years & have offered to help a friend as she is attempting to make the HOBO quilt from the book. I find the book to be the most frustrating in figuring the instructions/d...
8 years ago 6
 
bramaking
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8 years ago 3
 
Uodate on the Medieval falconers
So, progress has been slow which is my fault as I have a lot on. When my lovely customers came she had good news as the organisers have told her Faits vos plasirs.... which I interpret as please y...
8 years ago 6