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Saw a beautiful fabric- how can I find it?
------------------------------------- I saw the greatest fabric in Etsy used on a handbag. I have emailed the maker who has been very helpful but just had a remnant for it and the remnant has no signs...
11 years ago 2
 
Replace elastic around top of sock?
Does anyone know how to replace the elastic around the top of a sock? I have a bag full of socks that don't stay up any more but are perfectly fine. Thanks. JOhn If they are white or black, you can...
11 years ago 7
 
Sewing Silk
Hi, :) I'm a fairly decent sewer, I have sewn everything from market bags to complicated garments, however, I have never sewn with silk. A friend gave me a small bag of 100% silk ends and left overs....
11 years ago 12
 
Quilt Blocks
Here is another location for quilt blocks......
11 years ago
 
Grommets and edging questions
I am repairing a pretty good shadecloth I had custom made about five years ago. The thread detereriorated, and the edging and some grommets pulled out. I was able to repair some of it by using some...
11 years ago 4
 
Pfaff Hobbylock 4842 Serger Presser Foot lifter problems
Hello Everyone My Pfaff serger's presser foot lifter was disengaged somehow. When I try to raise the presser foot, it won't work and there was a flap coming out. I am hoping this is a rather easy...
11 years ago
 
singer walking foot answers and questions
I found out one of the problems I was having. When finished sewing, I'd pull out the material, and three threads would come out the bottom. A local who contacted me said to rotate the needle just past...
11 years ago 6
 
Glove Making
I am looking for patterns and instruction for making gloves (sewn). I have found some interesting sights online but not many patterns. Have you? ------------------------------------- Nancy K Fine...
11 years ago
 
Glove Making
I am looking for patterns and instruction for making gloves (sewn). I have found some interesting sights online but not many patterns. Have you? ------------------------------------- Nancy K Fine...
11 years ago
 
Glove Making
I am looking for patterns and instruction for making gloves (sewn). I have found some interesting sights online but not many patterns. Have you? ------------------------------------- Nancy K Fine...
11 years ago 4
 
Walking foot report
Have a Singer 111W155 walking foot that I've been putzing around with. Brought in a large sunshade to fix, and it worked pretty good. I still need to get a local mechanic to fine tune it, but it runs...
11 years ago
 
Pattern for jean pocketbooks
Could someone tell me where to find a pattern for using old jeans and turning them into pocketbooks, or a how to do it book. I would like to learn to make these for my nieces for next christmas....
11 years ago 6
 
OT: Holiday Picture
Hello everyone, I thought I would share our Christmas Picture with everyone. Every year, we pick a cute picture to put on our Holiday card and this one was just too adorable not to share with...
11 years ago
 
loose waist & wrists on pullover
hi there!after a wash a c&a 40% nylon 30%merino wool 20%viscose 10%cashmere pullover i bought while on holiday now has its wrists and waist 'elastic' parts are loose ! i only wore it once. is there...
11 years ago 3
 
looking for an old type fabric
Hi, in the seventies I used to make my nightgowns out of a cotton fabric with narrow bands of flat fabric and narrow bands of bubbled fabric between them. It often came with small roses printed on it....
11 years ago 10