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Industrial Serger - Stuck Crankshaft / Handwheel / Differential
Hi All. =20 My wife recently purchased a Wilcox & Gibbs Industrial 5-Thread Serger (515= -4-52). The handwheel and crankshaft mechanism are completely stuck and on= ly rotate about 1/8" in either...
8 years ago 1
 
New Look pattern 6113 toddler dress
Has anyone use this pattern? I have a question about the cutting layout that I can't figure out. It shows the selvage edge at the top and the bottom (I'm ok with it so far) but it also shows sel. on...
8 years ago 2
 
Huskylock 550D Overlocker Problem.
I have inherited a Huskylock 550D Overlocker but I can't seem to get it to work. I've threaded it and all the threading is right (I think). The main problem is when I feed the material through, the...
8 years ago 3
 
Help! My Husqvarna Viking 21E
Hi everybody! I am looking for a scanned copy of the owner's operaton manual for my Husqvarna Viking automatic 21E which was generously given to me. Thanks for your help. Astrid Email Husqvarva Viking...
8 years ago 10
 
Oil painting - Art eBooks from professionals
Hi All, Hope this link brings you a great help to learn and understand on oil painting A great site with 100s of collection Darshan...
8 years ago
 
Has anyone ever MacGyvered way to have regular sewing machine hold thread cone?
You could try something like this: Either to hold the cone and then thread to the rest of the needle-threading path, or to hold the cone and wind bobbins, then use them in place of spools. I have a...
8 years ago 21
 
Seamstress(s) Needed in Houston
I need a seamstress or seamstresses in Houston capable of sewing Military BDU style clothing. Please contact me through the contact page on my website listed in my signature. I currently have my...
8 years ago 2
 
Montgomery Ward model # UHT J1460
Anyone happen to have a manual they would be willing to share with me ? Inherited this machine from my brother but no manual any help would be appreciated. Thank You, Shez I have a J1276, so my manual...
8 years ago 2
 
Knitting patterns!
If you are a machine knitter or hand knitter there is a pattern for you. You will also find cross stitch and needlework patterns for home printing. This department is new to Craftsuprint but is going...
8 years ago
 
sewing to help others expand their business
Hi! I've been sewing and designing for years - even had a skirt make the front cover of Threads. I love sewing and would like to offer my skill and experience doing contract sewing for others who have...
9 years ago 1
 
Mechanical fastener to replace zip.
I wish to replace a zip on the front of a pair of men's trousers. It is beyond my skills to sew in a new zip. The trousers are quite old so its not worth spending a lot of money on them, but they...
9 years ago 2
 
New reader
I am the owner of a small business where I sell mostly hand made items made by myself or my family. I sew using only my own designs. What I seek at this time is ideas on how to enlarge my business...
9 years ago 3
 
Advice re Sewing Machine
Hello -- I've been lurking awhile, this is my first post. I need to buy an inexpensive, simple, lightweight sewing machine to carry to quilting classes. I presently have an old Singer which works okay...
9 years ago 13
 
Help with window treatments!
Hello! I am having difficulty with a home-decorating project that I started. I purchased 100% cotton drapes from IKEA. Because they are too casual for my needs, I thought that it would be fairly...
9 years ago 3
 
New to sewing.. need a little help please
Hi Everyone, I'm new to sewing.. well new to sewing clothes.. This will be my first time making a dress and I picked a simple pattern.. I though it was simple anyway.. I bought a pattern that can...
9 years ago 2