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Not doing `THE OBVIOUS`
I love cloth with some interest , thus no wonder that a side woven or printed sripe that goes on one self side is alway attracting my eyes ,, I have been taught , and read many times, that those...
12 years ago
 
My favorite coat is a Desert coat
My favorite winter coat ` pattern is called Desert coat ,, i have made 3 one with a hood ,, it is cut in one or 3 pieces [ depends on width of wool ,, One i made with a mathching skirt , even now...
12 years ago 10
 
Scandal prize for an apron !
Several days ago i walked by a shop and saw a lovely Apron with cats` patterns on it, i saw the number 79 , but dismissed that as a possible price ,,, asked for it and she [rudely i must say] pointed...
12 years ago
 
Changing Skirt lenghts and widths
I have a lovely jeans frontal buttond skirt , which originally was bought on sale [ too cheap to leave in the shop], and than she was a full maxi. Some years later , we changed our size a bit , and i...
12 years ago 14
 
Is there a place to sell non longer needed sewing accessories?
Is there a group or web address where I may be able to find a buyer for an embroidery accessory I bought but no longer need? I recently traded in my Janome and I have a hoop that I cannot use. It was...
12 years ago 6
 
Sewing Question
Can anybody tell me how to sew a couple of these? I could really use them!!! :-) Don't go to this site. He's one of our resident fools. I guess he's out of hiding again OOOOPS i wanted to help a...
12 years ago 3
 
Pre-planning for sewing lesson
My 12-year-old DGD is coming to stay here for a couple of nights mid-August, so I'm in the midst of planning our sewing project for her next Highland dance costume. DGD wants it to look like this:...
12 years ago 2
 
stressful checking in
so, I know that I mentioned that I was sewing things for entry into the county fair (state fair isn't going ot happen this year). Well, I thought that the day to take entries up was Thursday...nope,...
12 years ago 15
 
Scarves at your side !!!!
Many books give ideas , what to do with scarves , i have owned a book that told you , how you can fold scarves into many kinds of head covers, neck embelishments etc,,,[hallo who leant it and forgot...
12 years ago 4
 
15 headscarves
I had no intention of buying new cloth at all , went by a shop and he had all those lovely headscarves with different patterns and different colors ,on hooks , swaying dancing in the breeze [of the...
12 years ago
 
sewing today
For those of you who don`t know , Sunday is here a normal working day , Saturday +Shabat is our rest day . Ok thus this morning is planned to have a cleaning day .. + having done some order [well...
12 years ago 5
 
On-line source for basic batiste in various colors
I occasionally want some batiste in colors my local fabric stores don't carry. Joann Fabrics stores (there aren't any near me) sometimes have some in interesting colors, but they don't have them...
12 years ago 1
 
Thank you Ron Anderson, Part II
Remember how I couldn't find a manual for my sewing machine after a cleaning lady threw mine out? Ron said he could help. No wonder I couldn't find one! It really is OOP. However, because he REALLY...
12 years ago 1
 
draperies and window treatments
I lost the group that I used to be on that discussed making drapes and window treatments. Is this it and the topics have changed or do any of you know the one I am looking for? I didn't participate...
12 years ago 1
 
OT: how to remove blue pen ink from polyester and nylon fabric ?
from a highly visible spot. thanks for any help robb You don't say what kind of ink. If it's ball-point pen ink, try Spray or sponge with drycleaning solvent (perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene)...
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