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Fun with Fabric / Re: Anyone used wool fabric from Fabworks?
« on: August 13, 2019, 18:40:47 PM »
I have had a number of pieces of wool from fabworks all 100% wool, some light weight some heavy (melton for a duffel coat). I have washed all of them, prior to making up, on a wool wash and have had no shrinkage or felting. BUT I have found that the quality does vary and I always visit the mill.
They do offer samples at £1 so may be worth sending for and washing to see how they react.

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I saw this & I thought you may be interested! / Simply Sew Mag
« on: August 10, 2019, 12:36:08 PM »
£5 for 5 issues from here
If you don't want anymore after the five just cancel your direct debit.

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For Sale, Wanted & Free to a good home / Wanted Simplicity 8601
« on: June 09, 2019, 19:35:23 PM »
Does anyone have this pattern they want to sell/give away? I have had a bit of an accident with mine and now unusable.
pattern

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Fun with Fabric / Re: Sun shade fabric
« on: May 27, 2019, 14:38:28 PM »
Search on Sun Shade mesh or Sun Shade Netting - most is for external uses, but you may find something that will work for you
@Morgan this is what I did but apart from the outdoor stuff, which is too course, the only other fabric is from china and America. I have just seen some sun protection fabric on Active Fabrics so will send for a sample, although it doesn't look as if it Is see through.

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Fun with Fabric / Sun shade fabric
« on: May 27, 2019, 09:22:43 AM »
I am looking for some fabric to make a sun shade for a window. I was thinking something like the stuff that the shades for car windows are made of. Has anyone come across any to buy by the metre? The only stuff I can see comes from China and didn't want to go down that route.
Alternatively anyone any ideas what else I can use. It has to provide good shade but you can still see through it.

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Fun with Fabric / Re: Wanted, 20m muslin
« on: May 27, 2019, 09:18:49 AM »
A bit late but Whaleys every time. Very good discount on bulk buys.

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In the wardrobe / Re: Summer Dress Project
« on: May 20, 2019, 08:08:10 AM »
You are good, I think I would have given up by now, all those alterations and keeping track of it all. Can't wait to see the dress.

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In the wardrobe / Re: Ottobre 2/2017 blouse
« on: May 19, 2019, 18:33:21 PM »
@dolcevita love that fabric, viscose is not something I have worn but I have seen some I like. I always associate drapey with clingy. Does it cling?

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Fun with Fabric / Looking for a specific fabric
« on: May 19, 2019, 18:26:16 PM »
Has anyone come across Hill Berg fabric as in the photo?. I have done a search but it doesn't come up with anything. Originally bought in Leeds market but stall no longer there.

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Fun with Fabric / Re: Fabric, Vintage Or Just 'Old'?
« on: May 19, 2019, 18:23:35 PM »
@wrenkins Definitely not odd bits, 2-3 metres some lengths. There's a length of red which an embroidered design which I believe is for making a 'Kurta' an ethnic clothing style. full embroidered neck/frontispiece and sleeve bands with sufficient fabric to continue for the back and sleeves.

It's a learning curve.
That sounds lovely, were/when are you selling?

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Fun with Fabric / Re: What kind of fabric?
« on: May 19, 2019, 18:18:52 PM »
Mainly patterns and when I do use plain I usually embroider something on it. The only plain things I have are RWT tee shirts.

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For Sale, Wanted & Free to a good home / Re: For sale: Books
« on: May 16, 2019, 17:07:59 PM »
I'd like the pattern cutting for children please.  :)

PP will be £2.50 I will pm you my pp address

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For Sale, Wanted & Free to a good home / Re: For Sale: Fabric
« on: May 15, 2019, 09:54:50 AM »
@sewmuchmore

Are the:
150 x 165 pale blue shirting cotton £5 +pp
and
150 x 200 Blue/white poplin £10 + pp

Still available?



If so, may I have them please?

(I'm wondering if you could include the pattern and these pieces all in one package to save postage? :))

thanks
Annie

yes to both I will pm you

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For Sale, Wanted & Free to a good home / Re: For sale: patterns
« on: May 15, 2019, 09:51:42 AM »
@sewmuchmore
May I have McCalls 6102 if its still available please?
Annie
Yes, I have pmed you. This pattern is a size 8/10/12 (I ordered the wrong size)

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For Sale, Wanted & Free to a good home / Re: For Sale: Fabric
« on: May 15, 2019, 09:34:59 AM »
Hello. Are the dragonflies and the embroidered denim all cotton, please? If so, may I have them?
They are cotton yes. The denim is heavy so I will pm you the postage.

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