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Sewing

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Sewing is simply the stitching and joining of pliable materials, such as cloth, various fabrics, leather, etc. using needle and thread. Sewing can be done by hand or by machines. Questions in this topic also include types of stitches, patterns, and how to do them.
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Try spelling it "crewel" and see what you find! It's basically a form of embroidery that originally used wool threads on a tightly woven fabric.
not as easy to rip
You will want to place fabric, bias tape, or interfacing on the top  and bottom of your sweater edges, so the fibers do not get caught  in your feed or in your sewing needle.
Match seams and tack
  I got a singer model 188k1 and it is not sewing good .The bottom thread is bunching up instead of looping the way it should.what should I look at to see what could be loose or worn etc.?
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3ft. in 1 yard.12in. in 1 foot.12 times 3 equals 36 inches.
Check and see if the bobbin thread is wound/jamming the feeder, if  so carefully remove the bobbin & the thread. Clean out any  loose thread bits and any thread/fabric dust. If this doesn't work  try cleaning and oiling your sewing machine. Once you have done  these things rethread your...
with a needle and silk
Adinkra textiles established in 1818
A seeder is a a piece of agricultural equipment used to plant  seeds. They come in various shapes and sizes; some are like bags  and others large items pulled by horses or a tractor.    I have never heard of a "seeder" related to sewing, although it  could be some specialized piece of...
Hey, I just figured how to oil it today...there are two little button like things on top of the machine, right next to the place where u fill the bobbin... Take a pin and pop the button out. Then take some wd40 and spray all over inside. Take a lil flash light and look inside to make sure u got all...
For hand embroidery, you might be able to use a lace weight or other thread-weight yarn.
You can use a slip that is designed to hold the fabric out, called a petticoat.
This depends on the pattern you are using. If you are not piecing the quilt top and you are using one whole piece of fabric, you will need: -8 yards for the front-8 yards for the back-100" x 92" of batting (you can also buy a king sized package of batting)-about a yard of fabric for the binding (5...
WMA is Windows Media Audio, a proprietary format by Microsoft.   MP3 is Mpeg2 layer 3, a standard format which has both free,  open-source, public encoders as well as private and proprietary  encoders.    WMA and MP3 are very similar, but MP3 typically offers better  compression while WMA...
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The sewing machine now is run by electricity, when back then the sewing machine had a peddle.
  Completely depends. A lot of what goes into valuing a rug (even a machine made) or considering a fair market price has little to do with the design too. Try finding some rug forums to post photographs to. Good luck
Quilted bedding was not necessarily "introduced" to Europe. The technique of sewing together two or more layers of cloth with some sort of filling to provide padding or warmth probably developed independently in many different geographic locations at different times in history and prehistory.
You can buy a dress pattern at Hancock, but right now you can get a  great deal. Because they are going out of business. You can also  get them at Walmart.
There are different types of applique.    One type of applique involves sewing a small shape of fabric, such  as a flower, onto another piece of fabric. Some quilts are made  this way, and applique is also sometimes used on garments. In this  case, you do not use "yarn", but thread. You may...
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A lot. This is an excerpt from Superior Threads website: They say that it is difficult to be exact because everyone's technique is different. So they give us averages. This is more or less. These numbers are for the top thread only. Double them if you use the same thread for the bobbin. Light...
A spool pin holds your spool of thread in place so that it doesn't  move while you're sewing.
in 1846 Elias Howe invented the sewing machine (modern)
Ami Simms and Mary Lou Weidman are both known for story quilts.  There may be others.
Yes, patchwork is a form of sewing since patches are sewn together  to form patchwork.
Today it's got an electric motor, originally it was hand cranked.
I paid $350 for mine on Craigslist and I see that someone put a Pfaff Select 3.0 (which is  functionally the same machine) on Craigslist for $375 so I would say somewhere between $300 and $400.  You could make the argument that the Pfaff Tipmatic 6122 is better than the Pfaff Select 3.0 ...
A serger sewing machine sews and trims seams all in one operation.
Producers in south Texas plant cotton as early as February. In Missouri and other northern parts of the Cotton Belt, they plant as late as June.In CA our cotton is planted in early spring. It is picked in late fall and the fields have to be cleared and plowed under by Nov.
Medium sustainability.
Yes, a quilt is a form of art
A time when cotton is in big demand.This happened in the Southern states after the invention of the cotton-gin, when they were able to supply the huge worldwide demand for cotton, and that region very quickly turned into a cotton empire.
it is originally from these type of worms called silkworms and the silk comes from the webs made by the worms.
The Disadvantages of Silk is:   It can be tore easily
There are different kinds of stitches based on the requirement. Also the needle type and the needle sizes differ. The type of sewing machine used also determines the stitch type. Some of the stitch types are lock stitch, over lock, zigzag log,chain stitch, blind stitch. You may visit the web sites...
: an embroidery stitch used to outline a design; specif : a stitch made by overlapping backstitches to form a pattern like the twist of a rope
Yes, applique means applying a decoration to something, it can be a textile or some other medium.
A stitching line is a line that a person uses to stitch along a piece of fabric
Worldwide, the largest producers of cotton are China, the U.S., and India. Cotton needs to be grown in areas that are warm, and have both a rainy and dry season. As far as the U.S. production of cotton, it is grown in the southern states. California is one of the largest producers of cotton in the...
Quilts can be any size. There are 5 millimeter quilts and the names  project quilt is about 300 meters. My wife has a quilt in this  project. There are quilts for baby beds, single beds, etc.    A typical quilt is probably between about 2.3 and 2.5 meters.
Silk is not bad in any way. Silk is used everywhere like curtains, clothes, throws/blankets and also used to create crafts.
  Buckram is a lightweight stabilizer that's woven from cotton fibers. It's used a lot in making bags and purses to help them keep their shape and stand up alone. It is not as stiff as something like peltex.
== Novelty Prints on Fabric ==   Novelty fabrics are fabrics with a theme of some sort. Pets, holidays, toys, and sports are just a few of the numerous motifs printed on fabric.   This type of fabric became popular during the last quarter of the 19th century . At this time they were called...
  Quilts are an art form. Therefore you can hang them just like a tapestry or even if the piece is rather small, frame it. Display the quilt as an alternative on a piano or purchase a glass to fit you dining table and use it as a tablecloth. If the quilt is fairly new, they make great slip...
100% acrylic paints are formulated to withstand UV rays and multiple freeze-thaw cycles so they are the preferred exterior coatings for exterior use.
These come in pairs, which need to be matched up as you put the garment together.They come in groups of one to four.You need to match the single notches to single notches, double notches to double notches, and so forth.Sometimes they are numbered, which helps too.At first you will be advised to cut...
Cotton wool is the UK term for absorbent cotton. This fibre is used in first aid dressings and tampons, for example.
    By a foot pedal at home and water wheels in the factories.
Tussore silk is the silk woven from the cocoons of wild silkworms  feeding on some mountain shrub.
Fashion designing, seamstress, screen printing, dye master, and  sale representatives are five careers that relate to clothing and  textiles. Marketing is another career option.
While hand stitching, some people use a thimble to protect their  fingertip from needle sticks.
Your basic sewing kit is scissors, tape measure(not the aluminum kind), sewing marker of pencil, seam gauge, a box of good pins, and patience.
  silk usually cost around $30.00 per square foot it also depends on the type of silk..
I don't have a clue yeeah that's gunno help people isn't it ?^^ weirdoo ! advantages of silk are : .good for material use .good for children because it gets rid of ashma and dierehs " __________________________________________________________ The Chinese used it because it was strong,...
Polyester does a lot for the environment 1.)It is recycling2.)It keeps you warm3.)Anybody can buy polyester
They come in a variety of fabric types, including cotton, nylon, polyester, and spandex
Both polyester and polyamides have similar properties. Neither is  necessarily stronger than the other; however, the polyester does  perform better than the polyamide in certain applications. The most  common polyamide is nylon, but silk and wool are also polyamides.
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Honestly a polyester shirt won't shrink because it is  designed not to shrink. Sorry :( 
Bernina. if you buy a genuine Bernina it will be the last machine you will ever need. i am a sewing machine mechanic and i work on all brands and i quilt as well as sew all my own clothing. i have owned and sewed on all the brands. has the most precise stitch and there machines have the leased...
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The cotton gin does not pick the cotton. It separates the cotton fiber from the seeds and other debris
It all depends on where you live. I live in tondo manila
1. Anti-UV fabric 2. Polyester fabric3. Flame retardant fabric4. Memory fabric5. Eco-friendly fabric6. Cotton fabric7. Silk fabric8. Grey fabric9. Sofa fabric10. Upholstery fabric11. Curtain fabric12. Bedding13. Pillows14. Tarpaulin15. Dryer fabric16. Tyre cord fabric17. Geotextile fabric18. Mat19....
I'm no expert, but I would try using a hairdryer on high  texperature. It would help melt the wax and then possibly you could  get most of it off.
Pond silk is the common name of Spirogyra (algae) because it is very slimy in shape.
The cotton gin picked out seeds by combing through the cotton and leaving the seeds in one pile at the end, and having a pile of unseeded cotton in a compartment above.
The word you're looking for is suture.
In my opinion, 100% cotton. Very few people are allergic to cotton, and it washes well, standing the test of time. Polyester tends to crumble to dust after about 5 years, and in some cases beards. ( Bearding is when the fibers start pulling through the fabric. )
In my opinion, always use 100% cotton. Very few people are allergic to cotton. Wool batting, or polyester can cause rashes. Polyester batting will 'crumble' to granules and dust after a few years of repeated washing and abuse. Stick with cotton, especially for baby. Something else to consider . . ....
The Pfaff 1027 costs 249 Euros in the Netherlands
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It is unavailable by the yard. Currently you can buy it as a blanket from JCPenney, Walmart and Amazon, though the quality has been variable. There are cheap imitations being sold as "bead mats" in bead stores. Good quality Vellux type swatches available in Ben Franklin Craft stores and from Bead...
  It is used to mark were you should cut from the pattern.
it makes it through its body similar to how a spider makes the stuff for its web
  nap is generally a term used with fabrics that have pile. if you brush your hand over it, it will lay flat.. if you have fabric with a 'nap' you want to make sure your piece are put in a line from top to bottom without turning one bottom to top.
It makes the needle move. Actually the pressure foot works in conjunction with the feed dog mechanism, as well as in synchronicity with the needle movement, and the looping hook. In a zigzag for instance the side to side movement creates a taller or shorter 'Z' based on distance the feed dog moves...
a patch quilt they are very easy to make and look awesome but this all depends on your level of sewing. In the beginning, use a simple pattern and follow all the instructions carefully. Take sewing lessons at your local craft, fabric, or sewing machine store.
Machines come with either a "horizontal bobbin" or a "vertical bobbin." The horizontal bobbin is normally a "drop in" bobbin -- when you slide the needle plate over, you'll see a circular depression in which you "drop" the bobbin. There's normally an angled slot you'll pull the bobbin thread...
yes you can do this and there is actually a book specifically made for doing this
polyster lasts a very long time and is very durable