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I think I killed my overlocker/serger.
I think I just killed my Eva Royal overlocker. Last year I knocked the timing out of wack and with a service and new blade I spent 194? getting her back. At the time the repair engineer said it was...
2 years ago 3
 
Sun Fade on white jersey.
Sometimes when I have had an item for a bit too long on my stall I get some fading due to being out in the sun which is an occupational hazard I guess. The most annoying items are the baby bodies that...
2 years ago 2
 
Rimoldi 329
Does some one here have the adjustment measurements for a Rimoldi 329. I have the Manuel here but the table of adjustments has gotten misplaced. We put new loopers in and are just ever so slightly off...
2 years ago 1
 
How long to keep work in progress that isn't mine.
Clearing up the workspace and I came across something I had forgotten and it caused me to ask a question and the answer was quite interesting so I thought I would pop it on here too. Sometimes as a...
2 years ago 1
 
Different type of sewing
Today's sewing was a marathon job. I finally decided I had to repair my market umbrellas. After a very wet weekend where my umbrellas were up all weekend the small holes and cracks that have appeared...
2 years ago 3
 
I have acquired a Necchi Lelia 510
I have acquired this machine but have no idea how to thread it if someone could help me with this it would be much-appreciated Thanks Necchi 510 Lelia Sewing Machine Instruction Manual. Examples...
2 years ago 3
 
Slowly pulling ahead with sewing
Major phew, I have this afternoon managed to empty the box of pieces that are Reversible dresses for Spring. Just counted the rail and I have made 82!! Cross them off the list. Now onto aprons. Whew!...
2 years ago 9
 
Box cushions and frustration!
Beyond cross with myself. I have just finished a clients order only to realise I have to unpick 2 cushions as the zips are in the wrong place!! Pipped box cushions for a leather sofa!! The cushions...
2 years ago 9
 
Elna cam numbers
Hi All ; I thought I'd ask here before google searching - what does the small number mean - under the cam ID number ? I suspect it is a manufacturing " batch number " < ? > eg. cam 142 - flowers - I...
2 years ago
 
Hi! I have a JC Penney sewing machine 6984, I would love a manual or bobbin size
A manual would be amazing if anyone has access to emailing one. I at least need to know the bobbin size. The standard metal will not sit low enough to wind. Thank you so much, Robin JC Penney 6984...
2 years ago 6
 
I'm rich ! :-)
< chuckle > For those not familar with the web site - Kijiji is a popular online classifieds site - like Craigslist. in Canada. John T. Congratulations! :-D .. well ... maybe the bobbins are not...
2 years ago 4
 
brother exedra e-40
bonjour elle se desenfil souvent jai changer aiguille . verifiez les tensions .changer de fil mais toujours le meme probleme y a til une personne a qui cest arriver et a pu resoudre son probleme merci...
2 years ago 9
 
Do you ever...
...scroll through a high-end retailer's site, looking for inspiration, and every once come across something really interesting, such as: And then you look at the price, and shout "holy s__t!"at your...
2 years ago 1
 
You know that feeling....
... you get when you gleefully anticipate working on some lovely new fabric for a special occasion, and as you enter your sewing room you discover that stack of Christmas napkins you laundered and put...
2 years ago 10
 
Re: Childrens pattern sizing
What question? Yes, pre-shrink the fabric exactly as the finished garment will be laundered (washer and dryer). Are you using the right size pattern? You MUST measure the child, do NOT go by...
2 years ago