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I just bought a Juki MO634 DE for $125 from a friend. She included a couple dozen cones of thread. My engineer hubby and I got it threaded and the tension right so we could sew up some nylon racing…Continue
Started by Barbara (Corky) Dahl. Last reply by Jackie Caplinger Jul 16, 2012.
I've had my 5 thread Singer QuantumLock for about 2 years now but I'm just now using it for more than just finishing edges. I have trouble with inside curves, can anyone make suggestions? Thx.Continue
Started by Terri Hiaumet. Last reply by Katriina Alanko May 3, 2012.
I'm new to serging, in fact I don't have a serger yet. My BD is coming up and I told my hubby that I want a serger. My first thought is to get the cheapest possible. I do work full time and have 2…Continue
Started by janel10. Last reply by Sherri Mar 16, 2010.
hello to all:I am new to this group but am really needing help. my serger just will not stay threaded. it will sew for approximately 6 " and then comes unthreaded. I am not new to sergers as i have…Continue
Started by jackie hubert. Last reply by Sherri Mar 16, 2010.
I'm Kathy from Utah. I own 3 sergers and a coverstitch machine. I have been serging since the mid-eighties when I had my own dance costume business. I love, love, love sergers!!! I have been learning…Continue
Started by Kathy Smith. Last reply by Katriina Alanko Oct 16, 2009.
I have a Janome 634D serger & wonder if it's worth the price to get one that is electronic.They would be easier to thread I would think. What has been the experience of y'allwho have had both…Continue
Started by Jeane Howell. Last reply by Jeane Howell Sep 14, 2009.
I have acquired an older Babylock serger - it is missing the telescope yarn guide and needle clamp, has a little rust for $40, my plan was to take it to a repair shop and see $$$$ to get it in…Continue
Started by Dawn McCarthy. Last reply by jodijean Aug 10, 2009.
Silk fabric is one of the most common and known fiber on which textile industry is primarily dependent. It is natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. Silk fabric is such a fabric which is made from threads and it is spun by the silk caterpillars. Silk caterpillars live on some specific tress and eat their leaves to live. These tresses are cultivated in order to cultivate these worms. Mulberry silk worm is one of them and most famous among them because mulberry…
Finally retiring at 64 and will have much more time for hobbies. Looking forward to discovering all the little gems on this site that I didn't have time for before.
Just as my Grandma made me my 'Lucy Doll' - gee, about 63 years ago - this Christmas it was time to create a similar cloth doll for my own granddaughter. I found this 'Poppy' doll pattern at Etsy - ran it by my daughter for approval, and it was a 'GO'. HERE is a link to purchasing that pattern for yourself.
Just like Grandma (or Great-Grandma) used daily, SAVE $ and be ‘Green’ by using act RE-Using these Fabric Bowl Covers instead of plastic or foil. When they get dirty just throw into the wash (or wipe off if you fuse vinyl to the fabric).
This is a great Beginning Sewing Project and makes a super Gift!
Sewing for a granddaughter is a special delight. This toddler has SO many clothes, that I am making only a few and very special ones. This polar fleece jacket was quite delightful to design and create. Even though a big machine with embroidery capability sits in my sewing studio, I honestly am more comfortable with the traditional method of applique and I KNOW I enjoyed 'painting with my machine' and being the DRIVER rather than letting the computer part of an embroidery machine do the…