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Sewing puzzles
Why is it that stitching around a cuff once puts at least three twists into the sleeve?
1 year ago
Re: store bought sheets with SELVAGE?!
I am looking for a set of sheets with a selvedge edge, do you know which set it was? On Sat, 1 Jun 2019 04:14:49 -0700 (PDT), wrote: I think I remember this thread from the first time around. I have...
1 year ago 3
Is Euro Pro Sewing Mahchine a Good Sewing Machine ?
Europro is notorious for not having repair parts available. :-( That said, what sort of things do you sew, and what do you want a new machine to do for you? I'm mostly a garment maker, so when I...
1 year ago 5
Jaw Dropper
I was looking on Amazon for wool bicycle tights and was directed to a page of "silky durags" -- the pictures show do rags. The fiber content is "70% velvet, 30% polyester". ? Maybe they've learned how...
1 year ago 1
Us congress hearing of maan alsaan Money laundry ???? ????????? ????? ??????? ????????? ??? ??????
YouTube videos of U.S. Congress money laundering hearing of Saudi Billionaire " Maan Al sanea" with bank of America and The owner of Saad Hospital and Schools in the Eastern Province in Saudi Arabia...
1 year ago
Re: HAAALP! Pfaff CODE for 1475 Machine!!
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1 year ago 4
Pfaff 1209
Hi All ; Today I found a new-looking Pfaff 1209 at the Thrift Store - hope it works as good as it looks & sounds ! One hitch - I'm pretty sure it came with the incorrect bobbin case - it won't latch...
1 year ago 1
Motor lock or hand crank frozen
Singer 626 model. I can hear the motor wanting to run but it seems frozen. And when I go to turn the hand crank it moves very very little. The machine has been very well kept for it?s years and is...
1 year ago 3
Passing on a Sewing Machine
My happiness knows no bounds. My Daughter in Law just asked me for advice on buying a sewing machine. I can pass on that lovely tough as heck, stitches beautifully 1970's New Home, and she wants to...
1 year ago 3
Pattern weights
Mom held her patterns down with the green-glass salt shaker and other things found in the kitchen. I used to use books. Today, I went into the garage and brought back a six-volt, four amp-hour battery...
1 year ago 2
I love and only use cloth napkins. I love making napkins with a mitered corner, but it has always been a case of I hope I get it right this time. I finally found a tutorial I that works for me. It's...
1 year ago 1
Cutting out
Cutting out has always left me wiped, but I used to be able to do it in hours, not weeks. Joy, I know what you are saying and feeling. This mature life has it's drawbacks. Cutting out is one of them.
1 year ago 1
Re: Electro grand?
and I'm replying 3 yrs after you! I have one that was my grandmother's. The warranty says 1956 ( I think...the date is smudged.) She lived in SW ohio. Teresa in Iowa On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:02:19 -0700...
1 year ago 1
Hemming tape adventure
I had an adventure with the hemming tape. The seam that goes the entire length of the pant leg is very thick. The heat from my iron would not reach the tape to melt it. I tried sewing that area, but...
1 year ago 1
Distilled water in iron
I have read conflicting answers. Can I leave distilled water in my iron? Thanks. All recommendations I've read from iron manufacturers say not to leave water in your iron if you are going to be...
1 year ago 4