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In the wardrobe / Re: Top stitching thread for denim.
« on: Yesterday at 21:10:29 »
Thanks @Elnnina , fortunately for me my machine is very clever and only lets me do straight stitches when the straight stitch plate is on.  Mind you I have cursed it before when I tried to stitch a buttonhole and it refused because the wrong stitch plate was on.

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Sewing Spaces and Furniture / Re: At last!
« on: Yesterday at 20:25:37 »
That's better, very nice and functional.

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@Sandra thats absolutly gorgeous. 0_0

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Monday's birthday greetings
« on: Yesterday at 09:36:59 »
Happy Birthday @Acorn hope you have a wonderful day and thanks for all you do :gin: :cake: :flower: :drink: <3

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Hand Sewn / Re: 13ft Sampler!!
« on: April 05, 2020, 22:52:00 PM »
I saw it @SkoutSews , it was absolutely fascinating.  The Frenchman must have had a thing about incredibly long samplers.

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Sewing Spaces and Furniture / Re: At last!
« on: April 05, 2020, 22:49:27 PM »
Can’t see your pics @Mick but I know the value of your own space, enjoy!

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In the wardrobe / Re: Top stitching thread for denim.
« on: April 05, 2020, 19:05:32 PM »
Thanks for that @Elnnina, I have a straight stitch plate for my machine but wouldn’t have thought to use it.

I was going to cut it out today but the sunshine was too good to miss.

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Bridal / Re: My Wedding Dress
« on: April 05, 2020, 15:36:50 PM »
Many congratulations @charlotte, we do love a wedding here :D

At least you can plan your dress now, even if others things are on hold.

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In the wardrobe / Re: Top stitching thread for denim.
« on: April 05, 2020, 10:25:24 AM »
I’ve just ordered 968 in both the upholstery weight and a 250m reel of Sew-all.

I know people use two threads at once but don’t think I’ll have much chance of threading a needle with two threads but will have a go.

Sewmuchmore’s stitch looks good when I gave it a try, now all I’ve got to do is cut the damn thing out.  0_0

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In the wardrobe / Re: Top stitching thread for denim.
« on: April 04, 2020, 19:25:26 PM »
That’s lovely @sewmuchmore , I’ll go and play with that tonight.

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I saw this & I thought you may be interested! / Re: GBSB
« on: April 04, 2020, 17:33:20 PM »
So pleased  0_0

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Courses & Classes / Re: Westalee rulers course
« on: April 04, 2020, 17:32:23 PM »
Playing this afternoon produced these patterns.   [ You are not allowed to view attachments ]  

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In the wardrobe / Top stitching thread for denim.
« on: April 04, 2020, 15:01:38 PM »
I’m about to cut out a denim pinafore dress and want to top stitch it in gold/yellow.

There is no thread in the stash that is suitable and as I am self isolating it will have to be bought over t’interweb.

Has anybody got any that they could check the number of.  I usually use Gutermann thread but anything I can get on line would be fine.

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Most satisfying job of the day so far, clearing the paper jam in my shredder.


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Careful @Bodgeitandscarper , it was thinking about cleaning windows that sent me into my current paralysis.

Windows are my worst nightmare. Some people seem to have the knack, I don’t. Mine usually look worse when I’ve done them than before, I can never get them streak free.

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