Latest Sewing Discussions

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New to Quilting
Hi I would like to learn to quilt. Can anyone tell me what supplies I would need to get started? Is there a good book out there for people just getting started? I have a basic sewing machine. Is thi...
9 years ago 4
 
More of the Sacque: Purple pleats and pewter lace!
The bits I forgot to post before! http://community.livejournal.com/dressdiaries/487479.html -- Kate XXXXXX R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the Chocolate Butto...
9 years ago 2
 
Att: Beverly (and anyone else who is interestedl)
I was at Joann's earlier today and noticed the Sewers Aid on the notions wall and wanted to make sure you knew that all the notions are on sale for 50% off. I picked up a 25 yard box of elastic th...
9 years ago 2
 
Frilling stuff!
The frills on the caraco... http://community.livejournal.com/dressdiaries/487285.html?view=3912053#t3912053 -- Kate XXXXXX R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls Lady Catherine, Wardrobe Mistress of the...
9 years ago 3
 
Paging Juno
Juno, I hope all is secure at your place on the Cape! I've been watching the news on Earl, http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at2+shtml/152008.shtml?tswind120#contents and I'm concerned abou...
9 years ago 27
 
"New" sewing machine
Yesterday I picked up an old Pfaff machine, purchased in the 1960's. I friend of mine's mother had bought a new machine and was throwing this one away because it no longer worked, or at least not ...
9 years ago 16
 
Redder than a very red thing
The latest bit of the red wedding gown... And this time it IS red! http://community.livejournal.com/corsetmakers/1852632.html -- Kate XXXXXX R.C.T.Q Madame Chef des Trolls Lady Catherine, Wardr...
9 years ago 5
 
Applique free embroidery for download
Please look and download free applique embroidery. Without registration. http://www.needlework.ru/page/free-applique-embroidery-design.html
9 years ago
 
OT: Clothes humor
A young mother and her 6-yo DD were in church for the Easter service, and were sitting in the front pew. The minister saw the little girl and decided on the spot that she would add a nice touch to h...
9 years ago
 
Instruction Manual
Is there anywhere I can download a free manual for a Singer 8234 (Magic 34)? Regards, Yvette
9 years ago
 
Needle up/down on Viking Lily 550
A few months ago I was lucky enough to buy a good used Lily 550. One of the features I looked forward to is the choice of needle up or down, but after ------------------------------------- GollyT...
9 years ago
 
Notches on a bodice pattern?
Hi Guys, I'm doing pattern alterations for a fuller bust on this dress: http://www.newlookpatterns.com/p-2435-misses-dresses.aspx Unfortunately the bust point is not marked on the bodice. Am I c...
9 years ago 2
 
Insulated Shopping Bag
I just added pictures of the finished tote here: http://ickes.us/SKSlogoontote.aspx "I learned a valuable lesson..." :-} -- Beverly http://ickes.us/default.aspx
9 years ago 14
 
Finished the apron for DD's birthday
Cutting it a little close, her BD is tomorrow. http://ickes.us/SKSLogo.aspx I ordered some insulated shopping bags, http://www.shoppersrule.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=1651&Store_...
9 years ago 2
 
this and that some OT some not
Well, DD started college today. She's staying at home at least this first year and going to the University of Arkansas. It's 20 minutes away. :) I still cried. lol Peach season has been in fu...
9 years ago 22