Latest Sewing Textiles

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RE: OT but GOOD NEWS
A little while ago I de-lurked to ask what experience there was out there with ops for sciatica relief. Thanks to all who replied. I had a "Lumbar micro-disk-ectomy" 10am wednesday (11 June) and am b...
11 years ago 3
 
thread tension
Greetings ... I have an old SEW-MOR that usually works great ... however, I changed thread recently to a heavy weight. The bobin tension is "firm" but not tight. I loosened it but it was too loose ...
11 years ago 1
 
Dress Help
With the help of my teacher, I'm trying to make a strapless dress, and I was wondering if anyone would be able to give me advice about how to include a built in bra/corset. It's already going to have ...
11 years ago 3
 
Sewing and Knitting Projects
Hi Here's a list of my past sewing projects: http://www.craft2style.com/ProjSum.php?Type=Sewing and this is my newly completed knitting project: http://www.craft2style.com/Knit-Lavender.php Enjo...
11 years ago
 
Sewing without a serger
Just recently my serger broke and I haven't gotten around to fixing it with superglue. Anyways, what are some good ways to bind the seams or cover them so that they aren't exposed on the inside? Also...
11 years ago 6
 
Has anyone used
the Wild Ginger sofware for patterns? http://www.wildginger.com I would dearly love to make a decent pair of pants, and in a ton of colors and who knows from there. take care Liz
11 years ago 8
 
"Industrial Strength" Sewing Machines? - maybe not
http://easyurl.net/IndustrialStrength
11 years ago 19
 
remake mens shirts
Need help to revamp a man's dress shirt to fit a woman. How to redo the sleeves into 3/4 sleeves. Also any other ideas for refitting or embellishments to change the look. Thanks
11 years ago 2
 
covered clothes hanger
------------------------------------- anyone know of a pattern or instructions for covering a clothes hanger to make a lingerie storage hanger. You sew a cover with pockets and storage sections ...
11 years ago 1
 
Covered Clothes Hanger
------------------------------------- Sometime back I saw a quilting show on the educational channel. On that show they covered a clothes hanger and made it into like a lingerie storage hanger. ...
11 years ago 1
 
Very OT: Has anyone here had a lower back op?
Normally a lurker, I'm hoping someone here will have had a lower back op to relieve sciatica (oops that doesn't sound right, I wouldn't wish an op an anyone) or know someone who has had one. I'm fa...
11 years ago 3
 
Rid-Jid Ironing boards
------------------------------------- does anyone know where you can buy Rid-Jid ironing board covers now? I've had mine for 48 years and cannot locate new ones here anymore. ##-----------------...
11 years ago
 
rid-jid ironing boards
------------------------------------- does anyone know where you can buy Rid-Jid ironing board covers now? i've had mine for 48 years and cannot locate covers here anymore. ##-------------------...
11 years ago
 
rid-jid ironing boards
------------------------------------- does anyone know where you can buy Rid-Jid ironing board covers now? i've had mine for 48 years and cannot locate covers here anymore. ##-------------------...
11 years ago
 
stiches problem HELP
ok i am not a good sew person but i do like the idea of sewing..does that make sense? haha i have a sewing machine my aunt gave me with everything i need to sew but when i begin to sew i stitch a f...
11 years ago 8