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Playing with bones!
Corset bones, that is... I could never see why so may of my renfair and other corset making pals were using cable ties instead of real boning, and saying how wonderful they were, so I thought I'd try...
10 years ago 5
 
Something 'Worth' seeing
Nice story... A few odd things along the way, but a happy ending. I just wish I could do something this bonkers and beautiful! Beverly, hoping to put some pics of my silk jacket up soon...
10 years ago 1
 
OT: Beach
Well guys, I'm off to the beach again tomorrow. Last trip of the year. I'll be gone 1 or 2 weeks. It all depends on the weather. Keep sewing and hope your power doesn't go off Juno Have a great time,...
10 years ago 6
 
bobbin holder
I have a kenmore sewing machine model 385. 17628 For some insane reason I took the bobbin holder out and now cannot replace it properly---it keeps moving and the thread just all tangles up and I am...
10 years ago 4
 
Very OT
Is it just me or does anyone else see the irony in the following article. It's about our local power company. Juno Customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. may now obtain geographical...
10 years ago 75
 
Good news - again OT ;-)
Hello all, things have improved so much that DD will be sent home tomorrow. Antibiotics will have to continue, of course, but otherwise her blood test results from yesterday are su much better that...
10 years ago 5
 
Sewing 1950s style
I'm having the best time sewing - I'm costuming for Dial M for Murder and it's set in 1952. I found one gown in the costume room and took it apart and put it back together in a 50s style for the...
10 years ago 4
 
Pfaff Hobby 360
HI all, I have an acquaintance that will sell me her barely used Pfaff Hobby 360 for $100 dollars. I don't know much about this machine and cant seem to find anything online... any one have...
10 years ago 3
 
Bithday cake (It's chocolate, so not really OT at all! ;) )
It's the GMNT's birthday today. He's 15. Yikes! Where did the time go? Anyway, I shall have to stop stitching eyelets in these corsets and go and buy eggs and butter, so I can make cake. He wants a...
10 years ago 20
 
Art Quilt Exhibit - Oct 3 & 4
Hello sewing group... Our first Art Quilt Exhibit hosted by the Fiber Arts & Animals Festival ( ) will be October 3 and 4 inMarshall, Michigan. Our theme this year is "New Directions InFiber". Hours...
10 years ago 3
 
Needing a Manual for a Pfaff 130
I have a PFAFF 130 vintage machine and was wondering if anyone knows where I can get a manual at a reasonalble price!! Thanks, Angela -------------------------------------...
10 years ago 3
 
vacuums?
my kenmore progressive is on it's way out....and so, need a new one. One that's good for pets (a belgian sheepdog and a golden retriever), kids and living in sandy soil... i've narrowed it down to...
10 years ago 59
 
Bums!
Me iron has died. Buggrit! Need new tank irone. *NOT* going back to 'normal' steam irons. Not no way, nohow. No. Geddit? Good. Can't afford a Polti yet. The one that does was an el cheapo job from...
10 years ago 9
 
Why all the spam here?
X-No-Archive: yes Why all the spam here? RedDog wrote in news:18397709-56d6-4ee3-8d1c- Weird - I haven't been here in a while and it's spamorama. I've never seen it like this! Funny, I don't see ANY...
10 years ago 6
 
Halloween Costumes
Little Miss M came over today to help make a Little Red Riding Hood costume. She's 7 and never used a sewing machine before. I had cut out the Cape for her ahead of time and she did all the seams and...
10 years ago 10