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    Maybe someone can be found here who has a heavy-duty sewing machine and does not need it anymore. I'm looking for a used Singer 4411. The desired price is up to $ 70. I can buy in the US. In good condition and complete equipment. Also, I can consider an exchange for Singer 1304.
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    I saw these super cute buttons called Wuttons today at Joann and got really inspired to sew them onto some headbands for my daughter. What other things do you think I could make with them? :smile: They look like this:
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    Hello mothers and friends of mothers and children! I've loved Mothering magazine since the 1970s and just adore the community it has produced. I wanted to share here my doll and baby toy sewing patterns. I have two shops: ETSY Sweaterdoll https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/SweaterDoll and CRAFTSY...
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    Hello mothers and friends of mothers and children! I've loved Mothering magazine since the 1970s and just adore the community it has produced. I wanted to share here my doll and baby toy sewing patterns. I have two shops: ETSY Sweaterdoll https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/SweaterDoll and CRAFTSY...
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    So I recently got a sewing machine (which I love!!) and today I broke 4 needles!! i don't understand why, I figured it was probably too thick so I moved to a thinner area of my project and it broke again. Any hints, ideas or suggestions I should try?? I have done other projects with thicker...
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    Pixie Faire is a really good site. Right now through Cyber Monday, they're giving away one of their new Holiday craft tutorials. And each Friday, they give away a pattern-- the Friday Freebie. Voting on each one starts Wednesday. Website is here-- http://www.pixiefaire.com I have the first...
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    Our family is heading to Guatemala this fall for missions work, so I am selling off all my patterns and sewing stuff. Ottobre Magazines ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ $12.50 each, free shipping (some magazines have slight water damage, but are still quite usable--all the patterns are in like new condition)...
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    <p>Hi, there, </p> <p> </p> <p>I want to make my own wrap conversion mei tai, and am looking for tutorials. Did anyone try this? </p> <p> </p> <p>I would be fine in paying for an ebook or something, if someone here could tell me, that it`s actually worth the money :) </p> <p> </p> <p>Or maybe a...
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    I am just entering the world of sewing and I intend to learn to crochet soon as well.. But I am concerned with making sure that the clothing, blankets, etc. that I intend to create are NON TOXIC to myself and my family.. Since I have heard of all the toxins in dyes and material of many clothing...
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    Some books I bought come with them. But they are for multiple sizes my dd will grow into. What is your favorite way to handle this?
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    <p>With this new kid, I want to sew my own breastpads.   What is the best material for this? I would like to go all natural, since I do have a tendency to get thrush/eczema, but am worried about the scratchiness/leakiness of pure wool.   Looked around in the web for some suggestions, but the...
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    My DD is going to be a ladybug at a bug-themed birthday party. I bought black felt so we can cut "spots" and attach them to a red shirt. I want the spots to stick securely during the party, but I want to be able to take them off afterwards so she'll have an unspotted shirt again. :-)<br><br>...
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    Can anyone out there help me by describing in pretty good detail how to time the the zigzag cam on my machine? It has the changeable cams but their are several that are built into the machine. From what I can gather from research online, it is out of time but I can't find a thing about how to...
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    <p>Does anyone know what dress form they recommend on Styled to Rock the bravo show. I'm looking for a good dress form for dress making.</p>
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    <p>Hello crafty mamas- I am new to this forum, but hope to become a crafty mama myself in 2014.... I have decided to make all the gifts myself in 2014 for all birthdays and Christmas ( I am starting early, I am talking about Christmas 2014!) for various reasons (to make gifts more meaningful...
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    <p><a href="http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/316684/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="316684" data-type="61" src="http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/316684/width/500/height/700" style="; width: 500px; height: 700px"></a></p> <p> </p> <p>My...
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    <p>I am looking for a couple of sewing projects to do together with DD1 - she is seven. We will be able to use a sewing machine. </p> <p> </p> <p>A project that could be a present as well would be nice. </p> <p> </p> <p>Thanks girls! </p>
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    <p>Hi Everyone,</p> <p> </p> <p>Can anyone recommend a good place online to purchase sequined fabric? The fabric shops online that I regularly use for quilting fabric don't have sequined fabrics. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. <img alt=":love"...
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    <p>First resource: my sewing machine manual.  For handstitching, I like the Mary Frances book.  But beyond those two, I'm not finding what i'm looking for.</p> <p> </p> <p>I want a basic how-to book, not extensive or definitive, not chock-full of ugly projects.  Something that takes us through...
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