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Re: My first wadder

Vanessa, I am going to take this fabric to our meeting and see if anyone wants to deal with it. Will be sure to share if anyone takes it on.
by nonie
August 5th, 2017, 11:01 am
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: My first wadder
Replies: 7
Views: 123

My first wadder

I have always been able to solve a sewing problem. NOT THIS TIME!! I have done what I have never done in the many, many years I have been sewing-- I put the 'stuff' in the trash!! :ranting: :ranting: No matter how hard I fought, it was not going to make a decent dress. It even started snagging and c...
by nonie
August 3rd, 2017, 1:20 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: My first wadder
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Frannie sew along

I will get mine done this week, the sleeves look pretty good, not excellent but pretty good. Now, do I put on a pocket? Do I trust myself?
by nonie
July 24th, 2017, 2:22 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

I wish I had my dress done but sadly it is not and I am not even smocking it. Every time, I put something together I have made a mistake, mostly sewing on the wrong side. so for now, I am taking a break!! this is the way my sewing has been going the last few tries :strut: :strut:
by nonie
July 21st, 2017, 10:24 am
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: My Victorian Pincushion

How beautiful. Love the setting, I am so into roses and china and anything that even remotely comes close to Victorian.
by nonie
July 17th, 2017, 9:48 am
 
Forum: Crochet, Knitting, Tatting, Hand Embroidery
Topic: My Victorian Pincushion
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Just some fun sewing

Just love it! those colors are so bright and happy.
by nonie
July 13th, 2017, 1:18 pm
 
Forum: General Sewing
Topic: Just some fun sewing
Replies: 9
Views: 210

Re: Frannie sew along

A million thank you's. I did one!! Yes indeed I did one!! :D
by nonie
July 13th, 2017, 1:16 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

The instruction: with right sides of the outer and lining armholes together and the original stitching line on top, hand baste these pieces together. Check for accuracy and then machine stitch. Note: The yokes will be twisted inside one another so confirm that they will, in fact turn right right sid...
by nonie
July 13th, 2017, 11:21 am
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

Are we having fun yet!!
by nonie
July 13th, 2017, 11:07 am
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

:sob: :sob: :sob: :frusty: :noidea: :oops: :hair: :thud:
by nonie
July 13th, 2017, 10:44 am
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

Karen's placket. Boy, it will be a good day when I am at that stage of this dress.

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by nonie
July 12th, 2017, 6:59 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

Maybe you could come up with a drawing, I have done what you said and I still can not grasp how the lining and arm come together? I have the collar done, trimmed and underling stitch done. I have laid the top down like you suggested and it still will not come to me. I will try again in the morning, ...
by nonie
July 12th, 2017, 5:42 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

I have the piping done but the weird armholes have thrown me for a loop :shock: I have read the instructions very carefully and I don't get it!! :ranting:
by nonie
July 12th, 2017, 5:25 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

Collar day. After much debating I decided to go with self fabric for the collar and add the suggested lavender piping. first I had to find my fabric scraps, then make the piping. 2017_07102017July50004.JPG Then added the piping to the collar 2017_07102017July50007.JPG I usually do not baste but thou...
by nonie
July 10th, 2017, 1:40 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770

Re: Frannie sew along

Yes, I do have gingham :D :D :D I think I even have purple gingham!! :mademyday:
by nonie
July 9th, 2017, 12:41 pm
 
Forum: On Topic Talk
Topic: Frannie sew along
Replies: 72
Views: 770
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