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  • Overlocking problem – wavy underside thread

    September 18, 2015

    Good Afternoon All, I'm new here and have an Overlocking question. I have a Yamato Industrial 5 thread overlocker. In the picture, it shows the dark red thread having differing…

  • Will basic singer sew this?

    September 13, 2015

    I need to make covers for my outdoor chairs. My husband bought some tarp.Can I sew with this on a basic singer.. "Inspiration 4220"? Any help would be appreciated. Thank…

  • Brother Industrial Sewing Machine not picking up bobbin thread

    July 2, 2015

    I was in the middle of sewing through some webbing to repair a strap on a bag when we had a power cut.  When the power came back on and…

  • Seam and Hem

    December 6, 2014

    Hi!!! I am new to sewing and I bought a pattern from Burda. I am not an english native person, so I don't really know all the terms I found…

  • Covered Buttons

    September 18, 2014

    I am searching for a company or individual that makes covered buttons. I used Pat Mahoney's service before she closed her business recently.  I sew all my clothes and often…

  • Sewing basics: Sewing side seams that don’t “pull” up at the hem.

    April 16, 2014

    I've been sewing all  my life, but I still have one little problem and I can't seem to find any information on it.  Whenever I sew a dress or skirt,…

  • PFAFF model number and manual

    March 30, 2014

    I am trying to find the model number of the Pfaff machine I got my wife. the back plate reads PFAFF S01-1918-056/002                494815          918-716/06-6/01-BS X 10,0 N2,5 any…

  • sewing term

    February 2, 2014

    Hello all, Does anyone know the correct term for the technique where, for example, a double thickness yoke is joined to the body of a garment by inserting the single…

  • Need advice for helping the bride set up a sewing room

    January 17, 2014

    Hello to all, I'm writing to ask for advice on what to get my wife for a sewing room. What type of accesories would you recomend? Here is some of…

  • Overlock stitch on a regular sewing machine

    January 17, 2014

    Hey everybody! I recently made my preschooler some flannel pjs; I used the overlock stitch on my sewing machine (I have a Brother XR-9000) and I did not adjust the…