Latest threads in Sewing Discussions | best threads

Subject Author Posted Replies
 
Riccar / White model 888
Hi all ; I recently picked up a very clean Thrift Shop machine - wondering if anyone here ever had one - to comment on its quality and reliability. It's branded White Model 888 but I'm quite sure it's...
8 years ago 9
 
Where to obtain fabric?
This is a bit of a long shot but I've just fitted some Dormatic seats to my Land Rover 110 Dormobile and I need a metre or so of fabric to recover my cubby box to match. It looks like this: got any...
8 years ago 2
 
iron woes
Well, yet another iron is on the terminal list. I had a Shark for a couple years. Liked it a lot even though the steam burst button stopped working after about a year. I knew it was time to stop using...
8 years ago 5
 
Ok, ladies and gents, let's dish!
The two that really stand out in my mind are Angelina Jolie and Emma Stone. Angelina was just trying too hard sticking that lily white leg out, almost like she was trying to trip someone. And that big...
8 years ago 14
 
Mostly OT
Finished Therapy today for my knee. No Pain, no more cane, no more needing my very patient DH to walk up and downstairs with me. The change in the last two weeks has been I feel comfortable getting...
8 years ago 12
 
Help needed!
I posted this one under another Ref. but perhaps that was a mistake and everybody thought I was recommending things. NO, I'm desperately looking for places! Here's the original: Hello Kate (and...
8 years ago
 
Squeezed in during the kilt-making
A couple of capes, donated to the Milwaukie High School class of '57 scholarship fund: Oh very nice!!!! And it's very apparent they both love their new capes. Another oh so good job, Beverly. :)...
8 years ago 4
 
White Tie and Tails
Our latest project revealed! with cat and happy piggies! Gorgeous, Kate. Simply gorgeous. Thank you. It was quite a fun project to work on. Wonderful work, Kate! Do you use Wild Ginger as a starting...
8 years ago 14
 
from Emily
Hey All, Emily asked me to share this with the group: "In case anyone on asks about me, please reply that I am unable to see them again. My DS is going to try getting them to come up on an old H-P...
8 years ago 2
 
Woo hoo!
One (actually my third "real" hand-sewn) kilt down, fourth one to go. I am doing the final pressing now (awaiting the cooling of a section while I type). My DSIL will probably come over this weekend...
8 years ago 4
 
Report on Vogue 8747
Thought I'd report back on Vogue 8747 that I'd mentioned on the group a few months back. I'm pleased to report the pattern makes up well, and that the gathers over the bust are an addition to the...
8 years ago
 
Doggie Blankets
Goodness this is the 2nd day with no postings so far! I've been making Doggie Paw Print blankets since before Christmas----just making a few now and then. We haven't had many cold days down here in...
8 years ago 1
 
[OT] Curious Hummingbird
I have a two way intercom with motion activated security cameras, and much to my surprise, Saturday morning the camera was triggered by this: funny! ;-) It also films all the neighborhood cats who...
8 years ago 2
 
Just a sewing funny
My neighbor has two Yorkie puppies, double trouble. She was sitting on the floor cutting out some knit baby daygowns. After a while, she realized that her fabric weights were missing. You know - those...
8 years ago 4
 
6 fabrics
I am looking for 6 different fabrics to make a tactile cube as a baby toy. So far I have come up with: plain cotton corduroy polar fleece fur/plush fabric I could do with 2 other that feel different...
8 years ago 7