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first attempt at swimsuit, any suggestions
Hi first of all.... I am a long time reader, but I seldom post since I am so new to sewing. I am wanting to make myself a swimsuit. I have purchased a pattern Kwik Sew #2690 view A, the fabric,...
17 years ago 2
 
Click & Sew
I just got a Click & Sew Pattern #7201 for blouses. I want to make the one listed on the pattern on the left hand side of the pattern envelope but I can't figure out how to do it. It will let me...
17 years ago 9
 
posting FAQ; Newcomer welcome
Welcome Sewists and new posters! Here are some guidelines to posting to the sewing newsgroups. In case you are wondering where you are and how you got here, you are in a newsgroup, AKA "usenet" which...
17 years ago
 
cheer patterns for sale
There are patterns for cheerleading outfits for sale at this link: That's Butterick 3659 - $4.25 if you buy it online ( + $2 shipping) or it will be $1.99 this weekend at Hancock's. So you're selling...
17 years ago 1
 
Starting from scratch?
I recently bought a sewing machine off eBay. Two, actually. I don't have either one yet, but they are in the mill. This has me fairly traumatized. I could use some advice. I bought them with the idea...
17 years ago 23
 
Sari Fabrics source?
I have offered to make a traditional outfit for my daughters friend from Pakistan. Her mother said it would be o.k. if I just get the material from JoAnns, but I want it to be really special. Does...
17 years ago 23
 
Someone willing to make a very simple iron-on transfer for me for $10?
If you have an ink jet printer and and a package of iron-on transfer paper, help me out. I want to put the name of my home town in 14 point type on a t-shirt I have. I do not have an ink-jet printer,...
17 years ago 2
 
Trimming seams
I hope this is not a daft question but could someone please tell me how much you are supposed to take off when you are trimming a seam? And what about when you're layering it - how much do you take...
17 years ago 26
 
Machine Knitting?
There seems to be NO action on the machine knitting newsgroup so I thought maybe someone here was probably multi-talented and would know the answer to my question....... Can you knit with thread in...
17 years ago 5