Introducing Me — with a request
I just opened my account and am only minutes old here. In real years, let’s just say I am a gramma with three grown children and five grandkids ranging in age from 17 – 8. I’ve sewn since my mother introduced me to it in grade school, having me sew lines, then curves, then patterns with colored thread on white paper. I’ve been a subscriber to Threads for many years. I love it!
I need help with something: one of my daughters wants me to put a new lining in her beautiful Ann Taylor wool herringbone slacks. Where do I find instructions on the best way to do this? I’ve replaced coat linings but never pant linings. When I look at the inside of the pants all I can think of is taking them all apart — is there a better way?
My sewing machine is a 1970’s Viking, inherited from my mother. She was a seamstress (I guess that is the term) and “took in” sewing for others for as long as I can remember. So did her mother “down on the farm.” I love my Viking. Just recently bought a Janome serger which I am having a lot of fun with. Have already made three sets of pajamas for daughters.
Don’t take my screen name (is that what I’m supposed to use here?) too seriously because I don’t — it’s a tongue-in-cheek thing.
Hope this post is in the right place. I look forward to reading some replies. I don’t know a soul, in person, who sews and I would enjoy being able to “talk sewing” with somebody who knows what I’m talking about — or cares.