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The shirt I'm making has narrow sleeves, but whenever I pile up the patterns to move them, the sleeve is on the bottom because that is the biggest piece. Sleeves require a surprising amount of fabric....
1 year ago 2
Pinking shears for blue jeans?
Can I use pinking shears for the bottom of blue jeans? What about using fray check also? Thanks, Andy My question is why? Are the pinking shears to be used to leave the hemline in a zigzag pattern? Or...
1 year ago 15
Singer 648 feed dog
I have a singer zig zag model 648 that is in need of a new feed dog. It came with a rubber feed dog and I'm trying to figure out if it's better to get a metal one. But the metal one has a little loop...
1 year ago 3
Please help, I need a copy of a manual for a jcpenney sewing machine model 6984
I just purchased an old sewing machine and was wondering if anyone knows where to find a copy of the manual for it. It?s a jcpenney sewing machine model 6984. Thanks On Sat, 09 Mar 2019 05:44:02 GMT,...
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
Button Bands
is the second tutorial this week to say "Do not sew the buttonholes and buttons yet, you?ll do this later when your bodice is assembled." Back when I made all of Dave's sports shirts, I found it much...
1 year ago 2
sorting out
Bill and I hope to sell our house this year. At 84 we feel it's just to much for us. Before we can put the house on the market we have to do some sorting out. The biggest job is is my sewing room and...
1 year ago 8
Laser Level
I found this quote while searching my sewing diary for pictures to illustrate a mailing-list post I decided not to write: ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Then I...
2 years ago
Best fabric for jigsaw roll-up mat: felt or ???
A yoga mat works like a dream!
2 years ago
ELNA 7000 bobbin hook assembly problems
I took the bobbin assembly out for cleaning and when I replaced it found that the bottom thread is not being picked up and the whole assembly doesn't seem to be seated probably. Perhaps a trip to a...
2 years ago 2
Coats Eloflex thread
HAs anyone tried Coats eloflex thread. I tried it on a pocket on a pair of pants. Worked fine on the straight seam, but one I got to the curve it made a mess, the top thread shredded in the needle,...
2 years ago 2
Grocery bags
I've followed links to patterns for grocery bags several times, and every last one has been lined. Why would one line a shopping bag? It seems to me that a lined bag would be harder to wash. Mounting...
2 years ago 5
Looking for a source for tartan ribbon.
I am trying to get some 38mm tartan ribbon to make sashes for red velvet dresses this winter. Does anyone here have a good source/supplier that they wouldn't mind sharing with me? Ebay is not that...
2 years ago 2
Inspiration needed for fur fabric
Following a clear up I have just found in my statsh about 2.5metres of black fur fabric which I have left from making furry hats. Any ideas what I can do with it for children. I am thinking sleeveless...
2 years ago
Sewing machine for ocassional marine vinyl???
Is there any cheap machines for marine vinyl,somebody mentioned a heavy duty home i will work any comments to this On Wed, 1 Aug 2018 21:23:53 -0700 (PDT), wrote: A quick google search for " sewing...
2 years ago 1