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I'm making a slacks-kameezish
Is there a name for suits like the salwar-kameez that applies even when the pants aren't salwar and the long shirt isn't a kameez? Joy Beeson Are you talking about a tunic over pants? If so, I have...
10 years ago 6
 
Can You Help Me Find This Dress?
Hello All I found a picture of a wonderful dress on the net, failed to bookmark the site and now would like to find it again. I'm hoping if I describe the dress it will jog someone's memory. The main...
10 years ago 6
 
Improved store
I went to my local Hancock Fabrics the other day, and discovered it empty, and a sign on the door reading "We have moved acros the street." Now, the old place was in a decidedly run-down strip mall,...
10 years ago 23
 
prom dress
Working on the SENIOR prom dress. Finally found all the colors of chiffon we wanted. Did a muslin of the bodice yesterday. Working on rework of that today. Might cut into the "real" fabric...
10 years ago 3
 
Hair canvas interfacing ?
Big surprise ... Local fabric retailer has no clue, the canvas is over there :( Is there a suitable or reasonable interfacing substitute for hair canvas ? eg. muslin, duck, poplin, canvas, denim,...
10 years ago 19
 
OT: Earthquake ub CA and SW
I've been hearing from friends out in S CA that the earthquake today was worse than the one that hit Northridge in 1992 and certainly much worse than the one that hit the LA area when I was living in...
10 years ago 2
 
Easter Sunday
A very happy Easter to all on the list! Ceil from CT
10 years ago
 
I failed in applying a hidden zipper!
I'm making a cover of burgundy faux suede for a memory foam lumbar support pillow. It's for the owner of the shop which is doing my remodel (I learned that he has bad back pain). I snagged his logo...
10 years ago 12
 
recycling again
Got some old clothes from my daughter , i am collecting certain colors ,, Jeans for me , green for a friend ,,,,, and soft silk likes for another friend. made a bunch of bags , that are well accepted...
10 years ago
 
Making headway on sewing room
but there are always detours in a project. When Roger and I married 9 years ago and we had movers pack up my stuff and move it here, they threw stuff in boxes. I've gone thru a lot of them over the...
10 years ago 1
 
leather upholstery
Any one know whether lambskin is suitable for chair upholstery? (smooth leather not woolly) Google is your friend: >Already done that and found only one reference to what I asked (one furniture...
10 years ago 3
 
OT kitchen re-model
this is why I haven't been here much lately I've started converting a basement room into a sewing room. Beats the heck out of the area I had below the stairs down there. Will post pictures when its...
10 years ago 11
 
Australian Bird Designs
Hello, We have recently added an additional 50 bird designs. If you would like to visit Micnali-Designs and try out a free sample or type in your browser. Hugs, James Dooney Micnali-Designs
10 years ago
 
Fabric stores in New York City
Hi fellow stitchers, I know this question has been asked in the past but stores come and go so I'd like up-to-date info. I'm going to NYC the week after Easter and would like to browse/shop at some...
10 years ago 3
 
Sewing rooms
I'm a sticky beak and love looking at how others organise their craft/sewingrooms. Found this beaut site: Wow!! I've looked at a few posted here and I haven't even scratched the surface! Lots of great...
10 years ago 8