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BESTEX provides everything for sewing
BESTEX provides everything for sewing, such as sewing thread, needles, button,fabric and [url= kits. ------------------------------------- BESTEX--cross stitch manufacturer in China...
11 years ago
 
Valance project help needed
Hello everyone! Normally I confine my sewing to garments with just a few home decor items for myself, but one of my steady customers asked me to make a special valance for her living room window and I...
11 years ago
 
Swimwear/Dancewear Pattern Making and Sewing
In order to try and move this thread back onto swimwear I thought I'd start it all afresh. I'd like to draw peoples' attention to my website on stretch pattern making .... and to offer support to...
11 years ago 8
 
COULDN'T RESIST
I know this is a sewing group....but WHEN I GOT THESE FROM ONE OF THE FAMILY.....I FILLED MY 'PAGE BUILDER' > > Love It, Love the messageJuno "Juno B"wrote... Yes, a really good one! U. ;-) Yes, love...
11 years ago 5
 
Trying to get a good proper straight stitch on both sides
I'm having trouble figuring out why my sewing machine doesn't stitch the same on the top and the bottom of fabrics. The top surface of the stitch looks the way I want it to, which is clean, and looks...
11 years ago 11
 
Wedding dress (again!)
Hello all, I'm sure you'll remember me and my wedding plans waaaaay back in the Autumn of 2006. Well, I got pregnant, we had only a civil wedding ceremony, yadda-yadda. Now we decided to do it...
11 years ago 30
 
Tough Fabric for Grocery Bags?
The ripstop nylon is the best. It washes well, dries quickly, and is really strong. The seams hold well too. The fabric is a bit expensive, though. I found a set of bags, already made, five bags for...
11 years ago 3
 
I actually ordered Dress Shop
should receive it in a few days. Can hardly wait to get it and use it. Thanks to all of you who gave me input. Good luck! Hope it is everything you want it to be! I know it has a bunch of fans out...
11 years ago 1
 
50's Style Patterns
Hey there. Im trying to recreate a simple 50's style strapless tea length dress to wear for and after my wedding reception on 1/31. Generally I don't use patterns, and for the stuff I have made...
11 years ago 13
 
First lady's choices
Ok, I just have to start this thread. I was totally unimpressed with Mrs. Obama's Inauguration dress, coat and ball gown. The local paper today says, of the ball gown: "...the first lady shimmered in...
11 years ago 24
 
Technical Question about Interfacing
I have cut out Vogue 1069, using a lightweight sort of double knit material, no stretch to speak of. The instructions use lapped seams for construction but I was going to do it with normal seams....
11 years ago 1
 
New Sewing Tools!
Just wanted to drop a quick line to let everyone know about a great new height adjustable sewing table that is available. The company is Sew Perfect Tables and you can view the different models...
11 years ago 8
 
Overlocker Problem
Hi, Can anyone help me please. I have a Janome 8100D overlocker which has been working fine. However, the thread in the left needle keeps breaking. My differential is fine. It works for so long then...
11 years ago 3
 
I'm going to buy a new machine- recommendations?
Hi all, I have sold my house, and promised to buy myself a sewing machine as a reward to myself for all my hard work necessary to get it sold. Now, my dilemma, I want to spend up to 1500 american...
11 years ago 1
 
Wierd
Is anyone else seeing double posts from me? I hit send, and there is a short delay, then when the message show up here it is duplicated. Beverly, not doin' it on purpose, reelly! Yes, tonight I see...
11 years ago 8