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waist line NOW
Years ago i used to pur a Gurtband [ =gross grain ] in my skirts` waistelines, but for some years now i use Wide elastic , it holds it`s width [=vertical height of waistline] and is elastic in the...
11 years ago 9
 
Vacation pictures not totally OT
Hey All, I have pictures up. I picked through and just put up SOME pictures. When I get better pictures from the wedding (I will be getting a CD of wedding pictures eventually) I will put up some of...
11 years ago 12
 
Octopus costume
my brat child wants to be scoobydoo for halloween. I said no. (mean mommy, I know) and then I talked him into being an Octopus instead. But I can't find one to buy that he likes. So I need your help...
11 years ago 14
 
Altering a pair of jeans
Can anyone tell me How to make the waistband, on a pair o jeans larger? Help!!! ------------------------------------- ****** ****** ******* ============================= ******* ******* *******...
11 years ago 7
 
found a bedsheet in the fabric box
and decided that since I needed a sheet for the bed and it's a good one, to use for that. Found in the fabric box counts as free, right? Nice free sheet! :D On Aug 20, 2:15=A0am, Kate XXXXXX wrote: It...
11 years ago 3
 
What would you make ?
I am looking at my stuff and keep seeing this piece of Double sided jeans ,, until now i can`t make up my mind , one side has stripes the other flowers , i like BOTH sides , what shall i do with it...
11 years ago 2
 
Camp fire blanket
My daughter has just done a weekend camp with guides and is going on a 9 day camp with them at the end of September. One of the list items is a campfire blanket. I've seen some stuff on the internet...
11 years ago 5
 
recycling ponders
We all NEED to recycle , dumps are too full ,,, But as much as i recycle /renovate my clothes, Make bags from everything , aprons and cushion covers from skirts etc,,, i still have too much , thus i...
11 years ago 33
 
rag bag
I use old torn clothes, when thay are very thinned out as cleaning rags. But the pile wasn`t easy to keep... thus i sewed a bag made of little [good parts] of old clothes, made a cushion cover sized...
11 years ago
 
how to apply double-fold bias tape that butts to a corner ?
I am working on some placemats for someone who provided all the materials. They just want the cut edges on two sides to be covered with the matching double-fold bias tape ( the other two sides are...
11 years ago 5
 
Ping Kate
Do you have any recommendations for UK online suppliers of pinstripe material? I've a 36" doll male doll to dress as a bridegroom to partner my Edwardian Bride. Sidtrim: 215-219, North St, Leeds, West...
11 years ago 3
 
Fall Shows in Paris
Hi, A number of my local cable channels have been broadcasting them; anyone bedside me watch them? I was most impressed (so far) by Nina Ricca and Chanel shows; I especially liked Lagerfeld's look, I...
11 years ago 2
 
What to charge?
My brother asked me if I would be interested in doing a sewing job for his department. Basically his department has been renamed, and all of their official 'shirts' need to have the old arm patches...
11 years ago 18
 
About to make some dolls clothes - any tips?
Hi All (especially The Wanderer & Teri), I'm about to tackle some dolls clothes for the first time in (mumble mumble) years... Any hints or tips for someone who's very out of practice? I'm going to...
11 years ago 6
 
Ping Ron Anderson
[posted and mailed] Ron, I have not had a response from Singer. The threads on the nut which holds the screw to tighten the large hoop on my Singer Quantum XL5000 is stripped (No I don't ever use a...
11 years ago 2