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ellastic waistband troubles
The problem occurs when I measure out a piece of 3/4" elastic waistband , overlap ends and sew to make a 17" diameter elastic circle . When i install the elastic band (as described in "singer sewing")...
10 years ago 13
 
Tiny Froking complete
Packed and ready for the post on Monday. > as cute as it could possibly be. I hope Ursula posts a link to pictures of her DD wearing it. That is so pretty and girlie without being to girlie. I know it...
10 years ago 4
 
Missed stitches (help!!)
Singer Sonata Model No. 6610 Worked fine, then, when I tried to stitch on some Velcro, it stopped stitching. Back to thin fabric (pillow case), will not form stitches. When I raise the lower thread...
10 years ago 6
 
Doors in spider skirts and other pics
Here you go, the whole expanded story, with pictures. Thank you. A fun project, despite the time constraints. Kind of organic but structured... Like a starfish or a jellyfish with a skeleton, if you...
10 years ago 12
 
Ot: What I did today
Every year, around my birthday (I'll be 75 a week from tomorrow,) my DH and I wait for a really good fall day and do something special. Today we went on the Walkway over the Hudson. You can find out...
10 years ago 21
 
Ping@Kate
Hello Major Tom, ah, I mean, hi Kate, I know that your brain is currently being eaten by gigantic Spiders from Mars, but perhaps you could send me a little preview on how to deal with the sleeves of...
10 years ago 10
 
HI HI HI
Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Allah ( God ) sent all the Prophets and Messengers to call for the worship of Allah alone, and to bring people from darkness to light. The first of...
10 years ago
 
Tiny frock so far
It's tiny, and pink, and frilly! Oh, and tiny... Did I say that? "Kate XXXXXX" wrote... Really, before she was born I was so firmly resolved that she should never have to wear pink if I could help it....
10 years ago 18
 
Results of DGD's dance today
We drove from PDX to Seattle, six-hours+ round trip, and spent 4 hours on a hard pew watching DGD dance today, her first competition since Nashville in July. I'm thrilled that DGD medaled (two seconds...
10 years ago 7
 
Shopping with Hagrid
Well, we were able to set out rather early so we were in town exactly 12 noon. (Time becomes very relative when you've got a toddler, but I guess you all knew that.) First shop was C&A, normally quite...
10 years ago 19
 
OT:back from the beach
We came home from the beach late Tuesday. It was cold, windy and rainy Tuesday and the same is in the forecast the rest of week. Came home to wind, cold and rain here. Also came home to 4 trees down...
10 years ago 21
 
Frantic Frocking!
I cheated: no zip, no buttons! And no hand sewing... Is there a way to make your pics public? Beverly OK, try again... I almost shouted "NOOOOO" when I saw the picture of understitching of the...
10 years ago 8
 
Names of the thin light costume fabrics ?
hello, Could someone enlighten me as to the name of (or link to ) those thin lightweight fabrics used in the ready made costumes. Thats the cheapy thin stuff . I am mostly interested in the...
10 years ago 4
 
Project Runway
I'm pretty sure this show has been discussed here before. Last night my DD called and encouraged me to take a look. They were having a Columbus Day marathon or something. So I watched four hours...
10 years ago 4
 
"form" for toddler?
I am going to attempt some basic clothes/sleepers for the grandson and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for creating an EASY basic form that I could use to make adjustments since staying...
10 years ago 2