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coordinating fabric for wardrobe
------------------------------------- I'd like to do my own Sewing-With-A-Plan (SWAP) wardrobe - just some basics, and I like to shop online. Can anyone suggest a source that helps the user-customer...
12 years ago 1
 
serger books?
i have inherited my mom's serger & one of her sewing machines (the other went to my brother's stepdaughter, & i bet i'll be teaching her to sew soon). i'm not sure my dad found the serger's...
12 years ago 4
 
Goofy project
Last fall I bought four T-shirts on end-of-summer closeout from the Eddie Bauer outlet store near me, two were a gorgeous slate blue, two black. I didn't really care what the second size in each color...
12 years ago 8
 
For those about to lose their access
If you haven't already found a provider, I saw this one recommended by some "regulars" on another news group. They got caught in the same situation with cut-off access. It's free! NAYY Sew Boyz had...
12 years ago 13
 
Academic research
Hi all, Following my ongoing interest in mass customization (http:// , ),and after exhibiting my concepts and designs in Japan I've decided towrite a research about this issue. The title of the work...
12 years ago 1
 
Got this notice this morning
This came from this morning. I hope it doesn't affect the quality of their service and fabric. I've always been satisfied with Amazon and I'm hopping they don't disappoint me either. Juno Good Morning...
12 years ago 2
 
Malden Mills fleece source
Heads up! I could not locate dark green (for Dartmouth) Malden Mills fleece locally for the throw I'm going to make for DGS's friend, so I googled "Malden Mills Fleece" and found this site: have...
12 years ago 4
 
PHOTO OF THE WEEK, Woven Socks
They said it couldn't be done. Socks are usually made by knitting, either by hand or machine. Fabrics woven on a loom do not have the ability to stretch enough to get the foot in and then tighten up...
12 years ago 7
 
JC Penney sewing machine 6402
I need an instruction manual for my JCP zig zag sewing machine 6402 purchased in 1976. I'm told it was made by Nelco. I've tried many websites and do not find my machine listed or any pictures of...
12 years ago 5
 
Singer overlocker presser foot interchangability
Does anyone know how interchangeable the presser feet are between newer and older Singer overlockers? I have a 14U234B purchased in 1992 that I would like to use with an elastic foot, () but it would...
12 years ago 1
 
New weskit
For Christmas I made lots of shopping bags from beautiful furnishing samples and gave them to family and friends. One piece of cloth was far too good to use for a bag or cushion cover so this is what...
12 years ago 13
 
Sewing hang-ups
How do you get over a hang-up over a part of sewing you don't particularly like much, say fusing interfacing for example? I now know why DS's trousers have been sitting around cut out for nearly two...
12 years ago 11
 
This week's sewing
I made myself find the time to get DH's new suit pants turned up to the right length. Then while trying to get the sewing room straightened up I came across a pair of long summer pants I bought last...
12 years ago
 
Unique Fabric Source
I stumbled across this site today: have not ordered from them, know nothing about their service, but WOW! They have fabrics I have never seen before. "Wool Lace"??? Does anyone here have any...
12 years ago 41
 
proud mom moment, and new sewing to think about
for the parents out there, i'm sure you can understand the joy when one of your children sleeps through the night with no "accidents". Well, DD has made it a week and we promised that she would get a...
12 years ago 4