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sewing outdoor furniture cushions
Ok I have never tackled actual cushions before and I am looking for some guidance. My daughter and I recently picked up some wicker and metal patio chairs that need new cushions and before I start...
10 years ago 1
 
ruched skirt
I have been asked by a friend to make 'School leavers top & skirt'. OK with top, but she has asked for a Ruched skirt. Found photos, but no pattern. Can anyone help with how I would go about this. Can...
10 years ago 2
 
Goodwill fabric
I've not been to a Goodwill store in several years, but your post might entice me to stop by the new one that opened near the doctor's office. I really don't need any new fabric of any sort at the...
10 years ago 8
 
Fabric from Goodwill Stores
I posted about this on rec crafts textiles quilting. At Goodwill I found where they had cut large pieces of knit from shirts to use for cleaning cloths. It is about 7" X 11" and might could be used to...
10 years ago 1
 
Summer Sewing
I am still attempting to get most of the mending done to get clothes ready to go on Winter vacation. I'll be in Florida so I can continue to wear shorts for an extra month and that is nice. Hope that...
10 years ago
 
microfiber cloth: ironing?
I want to lengthen a pair of microfiber slacks - love the fit, but they're a bit too short. Will I be wasting my time i.e. will I be able to iron them and make the present hem line disappear? Any...
10 years ago 6
 
Kenmore 1340
Hi, I have a chance to buy one that has been collecting dust for 20 years. No accessories but for the foot-pedal and instruction manual. In your opinion: is it any good, and what's it worth??? Many...
10 years ago 9
 
Need help with skirt style
I have a large piece of slinky in my stash and want to make a skirt.I can't decide if I want an "A" line or 4 to 6 panel skirt. It's a fairly heavy fabric beside being very stretchy. I'm thinking the...
10 years ago 16
 
tops
I have a couple of tops cut out that I hope to begin to get the sewing started. I also need to straighten up some on the sewing table. I always feel better when some of the mess is put away! Barbara...
10 years ago 4
 
Some new to me fabric sites
Morning all. Here are some new to me fabric sites that came in an email from Hot Patterns. fun looking. Juno Just what I need to fill in an afternoon while doing laundry, when I should be cleaning. Oh...
10 years ago 2
 
Kate! You need to see this site!!
posted this over in RCTQ and I immediately thought of you. It's only going to be available for another few days. Cindy > > Jeanne posted this over in RCTQ and I immediately thought of you. It's only >...
10 years ago 3
 
3 thread overlockdecorative stitch troubles ?
I am making kid size place mats by cutting large sized mats in two pieces and serging the cut edge. I double stay stitched the mats on both sides of cutting line, then cut and then serge over the stay...
10 years ago 3
 
coverstich feet
Hi, I just bought a Janome 1000CP and was looking at eh booklet. Question- Does anyone know if the combination serger and coverstitch feet will fit just the coverstitch machine? I really can't tell...
10 years ago 1
 
Looking for advice
I am looking for a "new" machine. I have a brother 1120 that my mom gave me it is about 5 years old maybe even older it was her machine. I have had problems with it just not having the guts to go...
10 years ago 13
 
Sewing Machine Shopping
I am looking for a "new" sewing machine, my mom gave me a brother 1120 that she had it pretty much drove her crazy. I can get some things done but it really has some issues and doesn't have the guts...
10 years ago 4