Latest Sewing Discussions

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Merry Christmas!
Hope all the Christmas sewing is finished so that the rush is over ! I hope I haven't forgotten anything, or last minute hemming. Barbara in Florida
2 years ago 2
I have a baby lock surger blse200 need a manual. Can anyone help? PLEASE!!
So need help finding a manual for a baby lock serger blse200 It is possible that a manual for a blse300 might be helpful.
2 years ago 1
Torn sleeve
A bad tear in a jacket sleeve, about 8" long. There are 2 issues 1. It's a 2 layer construction with no...
2 years ago 7
efficient inefficiency
I'm cutting bias tape on a card table this morning. I noticed that a card table isn't a comfortable height for using a rotary cutter -- and reflected that that is all to the good. Sorting vege...
2 years ago 2
Fat quarters in four-packs
I clicked on Dharma's "new products" page, and found that they are now selling fat quarters in four-packs. Only fabrics that they also sell by the yard come in four-packs; the six fabrics that the...
2 years ago 1
Nancy Zieman, June 21, 1953 - November 14, 2017
I receive this from Nancy's Notions a few minutes ago. To Nancy's many fans, It is with a heavy heart that we share sad news with you. After a long batt le with cancer, our dear friend and col...
2 years ago
Happy Veterans Day
On Veterans Day I will be thinking of ALL of you who have been in the military! Thank you! Barbara in the USA
2 years ago 6
Fall & Winter Sewing
Who has already started sewing, and finished up on some of the winter sewing for their home? I have finished some of my pants alterations but it is just hemming, and then taking in one pair of pa...
2 years ago 4
altering pants for man with scoliosis
****__customer needs pants taken in after weight loss. Right side much bigger than left. Rightside actually fits perfectly, but left side is way too big. normal dress pants with regular waistband a...
2 years ago 3
White fabric for Waistcoats-update
I thought I had better share a picture of my boys in their white on white waistcoats, after all I sent out the 1st help me post here for white damask fabric on this group. The wedding went of b...
2 years ago 3
The thread guide on my has 4 parts-singer 319K
Now I fidgeted with it and all 4 parts have come off the bar and I can't figure out how to put it all back together again. Any help?
2 years ago 11
Shoulder Pads and Dressy Black Buttons
Hello everyone. I have not been on this group in several years actively al though I have occasionally "lurked." My dear husband passed away last year , and my health is rapidly deteriorating to th...
2 years ago 2
Singer 338- raising presser foot does not release top thread tension
I have just acquired a beautiful singer 338. I have cleaned it up and oiled it and it's working just great. The only problem I seem to find with it is that the thread tension is not released by ra...
2 years ago 1
my bobbin thread will not catch with the needle thread.
It was just sewing fine. Finished one row. Cut threads then started on another row. Bobbin thread would not catch with needle thread. I took out the bobbin and re inserted and re-threaded needle fr...
2 years ago 10
Nancy Zieman retiring
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this here, but Nancy Zieman is retiring. She has had a reoccurrence of one of the cancers she had in 2015. The doctors are saying it's not treatable this time. I...
2 years ago 2