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Linings
While working through the lining of my coat, an idea came to mind as a simple way to line a shirt/jacket. Seems like one could take an old shirt or make one for the purpose and use the whole thing as...
15 years ago 5
 
For Sale: Janome / Kenmore Sewing & EMBROIDERY Machine 19001 w/ Reader / Writer box
I am selling my Kenmore 19001 (exactly the same machine as the Janome 5700)Sewing/Embroidery Machine. I have purchased a new machine and I have another Kenmore computerized sewing machine so I need to...
15 years ago 15
 
New Soft Furnsihings Website
Hi, I have just set up a new website for a friend, and would welcome your comments on the layout of the site and whether you think it could be improved. If anyone has any sites which might be of...
15 years ago 3
 
apron pattern
Pop over to my web site and look at the London Romeo and Juliet project in the Costumes section. I made the nurses wrap round pinny, based on a blouse pattern. Despite my best googling efforts I am...
15 years ago 4
 
Sleeves
I am in the process of making a coat after about 5 shirts as my total sewing experience. After cutting the two pieces for one sleeve and stitching them together, everything seemed to be a mirror image...
15 years ago 17
 
Need suggestions for design of sewing/stitching room
My DH and I are just starting the exploration of building our dream retirement house and I am going to have a bedroom to use as my sewing/stitching room. Today, as we discussed some of the house plans...
15 years ago 12
 
Calling Clothing Historians
Someone posted that she wore pants, not skirts and dresses - Juno? It got me to thinking. Thought you smelled wood burning, didn't you? ;-) Men in trousers and women in dresses seems contrary to...
15 years ago 27
 
Releasing stitched-down pleats on skirt
I am trying to do a quick-and-dirty last-minute skirt just so I can have something a little brighter to wear to church tomorrow than my usual drab colors, and I have this nice length of fabric and...
15 years ago 9
 
Help! Turning belt right side out
I haven't sewed in ages. I'm making a simple vest (waistcoat, if'n you're from the UK), with back ties. I just stitched the ties, and the instructions say to turn right side out. I seem to remember...
15 years ago 28
 
Re: Where is everybody?** waving both arms over my head**
Your post is delightful, Val! It's great to see things are coming up for you. I used to live in an apartment with a balcony, two as a matter of fact, and it was wonderful. Top floor, faced east, lots...
15 years ago
 
Re: Presser foot control
The Designer 1 by Viking has a two-height presser foot control, controled by a button on the front panel. Push it once, the presser foot goes up halfway. Push it again, the presser foot goes up a...
15 years ago 7
 
Tired of winding bobbins?? Try pre-wound bobbins!
Hi, See my auctions on ebay for great pre-wound bobbins. Sideless as well as plastic sided bobbins (not paper! no lint!) Kittyshack In article , of uttered>Hi, Advert snipped No You have a look at...
15 years ago 2
 
Tired of winding bobbins?? Try pre-wound bobbins!
Hi, See my auctions on ebay for great pre-wound bobbins. Sideless as well as plastic sided bobbins (not paper! no lint!) Kittyshack RTFF! In article , BEI Design of uttered Cr@p snipped Complain by...
15 years ago 2
 
Posting FAQ
Welcome Sewists and new posters! Here are some guidelines to posting to the sewing newsgroups. In case you are wondering where you are and how you got here, you are in a newsgroup, AKA "usenet" which...
15 years ago 1
 
requests for resource/ service recommendations
Please folks, this is an *international* forum. If you're looking for "local" products/ services, you'll get more and more *useful* suggestions if you give a clue where you are. Even the continent...
15 years ago