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heirloom sewing?
While starting to clean out the basement (Nate got trains for Christmas! need space!!) came across two older issues of Sew Beautiful-one from 1998 and one from 2000. would anyone like them??? Betsey
10 years ago
 
Madeleine Vionnet
A while back, there was a thread on here about this person, I was not very familiar with her at the time, but got interested in reading her story and looking at her designs. Now imagine my delight...
10 years ago
 
Computer woes
My old laptop is really, really, on its way out, so I bought myself a new one. This has Windows 7, which is going to be interesting if I ever get to use it. However, I have so far been unable to...
10 years ago 6
 
Ping@all the 'girls'
OK, I'll have to gather this into one message because time is, once more, scarce. @ Juno: Never mind for chiming in late; not as late as my pics, I'd say. ;-) And praise is always welcome. ;-> And I...
10 years ago 22
 
Things I really wish I didn't have to sew
Knowing how to alter patterns so they fit perfectly and not having the time to do it can be a curse when there are already too few hours in your day. Bras shoes/slippers handbags slacks (RTW does not...
10 years ago 4
 
Happy New Year 2010
I wish all my sewing friends a Hapy 2010 and may we all be able to sew to our hearts' content and in between great projects, find some time to read and enjoy the m any books, some of you have been...
10 years ago
 
Happy New Year
Happy New Year to all, Judie Thank you. And to you and yours and all here. Happy New Year to you Judie and to all. Juno Bringing up the west coat: Happy New Year!!! Thank you. I'll leave my coat off,...
10 years ago 10
 
Christmas sewing booty
It's not a boasting thing... I'm just delighted with that I got in sewing things for Christmas and Birthday. I got one of the dress stand pincushions! Found in John Lewis's fabrics department. Mine os...
10 years ago 8
 
Merry Day after Christmas!
I don't post often...but I hope that everyone is having a wonderful holiday season-full of friends and good cheer. I have not sewn much in the last almost two years. This past week, in preparation for...
10 years ago
 
I fried my serger, are you out there Ron?
I accidently plugged my American serger (which runs on 110 V) into the wall socket (which runs at 220 V). It is completely dead and they say it will cost more to repair than the machine is worth. I am...
10 years ago 2
 
Merry Christmas, Happy Solstice
To all, I wish Very Merry Christmas and a Happy Winter Solstice. I'm off to spend the holiday with 2 grandsons and their family. NExt week I have 21 here to celebrate the holiday again. My family...
10 years ago 3
 
Hobby-Lobby going online
Remember recently, Juno visited the new Hobby-Lobby had had opened near her. Now, all of us can shop online at their stores, beginning January 1, 2010. I received a large ad over the weekend about the...
10 years ago 1
 
recent projects
Hey All, Been SO VERY busy. (not quite to the Kate level of busy, but not far off!!) Just finished up a dolly. Thought I would post some pics. The pictures of DD are her in the jacket I made her for...
10 years ago 15
 
Craft Question (Cows)
I'm trying to find a reproduction of the ad from 90's magazines that showed a cow kissing another cow. This was for a dairy product, I think, and was all over print magazines (because online magazines...
10 years ago 12
 
More on the Victorian gown and coat
The next installment: >
10 years ago