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Sewing Machines / Re: Got my new machine
« on: October 23, 2021, 19:55:56 PM »
Ooh that's lovely! Does it come with the table?  I would love an industrial machine  :VV:
yes comes with the table

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Sewing Machines / Re: Got my new machine
« on: October 23, 2021, 17:05:23 PM »
Wow that means business. I've had a go with one of these and was most surprised that it didn't run away with me.  I suppose now you will be sewing 24/7 for the next 5 years :laughing:

yes cant wait to get started on it

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Sewing Machines / Got my new machine
« on: October 23, 2021, 15:40:37 PM »
Was waiting over a month for it to come into the shop but I got it today.  :VV:
Juki DDL 8700

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Sewing Spaces and Furniture / Re: New table
« on: September 27, 2021, 11:07:31 AM »
My husband made it for me, just bought all the wood and screwed it to the wall no movment out of it. i love it.   

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A Good Yarn / Re: Christmas mice sleigh
« on: September 15, 2021, 23:24:53 PM »
Have you used the stated yarn or a substitute?

yes im using dk yarn and 2.25 and 2.75 hooks because didn't want to make it that small.

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A Good Yarn / Re: Christmas mice sleigh
« on: September 14, 2021, 12:42:09 PM »
There are loads of left handed patterns and videos.

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A Good Yarn / Re: Christmas mice sleigh
« on: September 13, 2021, 12:05:27 PM »
Oh I like that it's different. :thumbsup: Which pattern is it?


pattern

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Sewing Machines / Re: Which one
« on: September 13, 2021, 06:46:21 AM »
Yeah I love the spec of the du-1181n but I don't know if I would get much use out of it.

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A Good Yarn / Christmas mice sleigh
« on: September 12, 2021, 22:19:20 PM »
I have been making this little Christmas set for the past few days it's so cute. pictures

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Sewing Machines / Which one
« on: September 12, 2021, 22:09:02 PM »
Hey all,
I have been saving to buy an industrial sewing machine.
I have narrowed it down to two, I was wondering does anyone here a have either of them and can help me choose.
They are the juki ddl 8700 heavy duty  and the juki – du-1181n.
Now I wanted one that would sew through leatherette and would be good for light fabric also,and I'm hoping it will be good for quilting too.

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A Good Yarn / Re: Crochet cowl
« on: September 04, 2021, 09:14:10 AM »
You crochet the first one then add chains on and continue once you have 4 long strands, then join the for tabs together. You then braid it and join them together.

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Fun with Fabric / Re: Leathery goodness
« on: September 03, 2021, 10:19:45 AM »
the smell of real leather gives me a headace.

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A Good Yarn / Re: Crochet cowl
« on: September 03, 2021, 09:51:08 AM »
post a pic here if you make it.

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Access All Accessories / Re: Machine Cover oopsie
« on: September 03, 2021, 09:20:30 AM »
wow speechless Bill that is fantastic work.

 :perfect10:

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A Good Yarn / Crochet cowl
« on: September 03, 2021, 08:06:51 AM »
Made a cowl for myself then a friend asked for one.

Pattern link

the peach one was the first i made i didn't like it until i made the second one and realised i didn't read the pattern right about putting little stitches in to hold the braids together. The first one i done to tight.

Pics

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