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Forum: Tools of the Trade 4th July 2013, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By Abijay
Hem Clips

I saw these hem clips (http://www.amazon.co.uk/HP-364XL-Print-cartridge-black/dp/B004DNDFT8/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1372945549&sr=8-7&keywords=hp+364) posted through Pinterest and they really do sound...
Forum: Sewing machines 29th June 2013, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Abijay
Re: Bobbin Tension

My sewing machine is a Brother ES2020.

I have looked at the bobbin case and had it all out when I cleaned it.

I think I am due for a service, not been for one this year.

For now, I'm using my...
Forum: Sewing machines 29th June 2013, 17:57
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Abijay
Bobbin Tension

I'm in the middle of a sewing project and recently my bobbin thread is looking normal at first and then its being really tightened for some reason.

I have cleaned the bobbin.
Re-threaded my...
Forum: Tips & Tutorials 4th May 2013, 11:03
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Abijay
Organising Bobbins

I have been storing my bobbins separate to my thread reels and now realise the importance of keeping them together for quicker matching up.

I remember seeing some blue long peg type clips that fit...
Forum: Sewing machines 1st April 2013, 14:15
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Abijay
Re: Memory Craft 9000 bobbins

Thank you for your replies. On measuring my 2 sized bobbins, I do have

Plastic Bobbins - 11.5mm (which fit the Brother sewing machine)
Plastic Bobbins - 7mm (I don't know where these ones came...
Forum: Sewing machines 31st March 2013, 18:52
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Abijay
Memory Craft 9000 bobbins

I think I've mixed up my bobbins. I have 2 sewing machines, a Brother ES2020 and a Memory Craft 9000, do they use the same bobbins?

I have found some smaller bobbins in my sewing room and wondered...
Forum: Books & Publications 14th July 2012, 12:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By Abijay
Re: Sew Hip Subscription

I had looked at these links previously that you linked here for me, which I thank you anyway.

I guess there is nothing I can do, still never mind, it was a lovely gift my friend got for me, we...
Forum: Books & Publications 13th July 2012, 21:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By Abijay
Sew Hip Subscription

I'm not sure if anyone can help, but I thought I would ask the question as I am failing to find anything online.

My friend got me a years subscription of Sew Hip magazine last October time, and I...
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 20th June 2012, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Abijay
Re: Sewing Machine 911

I've just signed up for a Crafty account and have accepted this course :)
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 20th June 2012, 17:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By Abijay
Re: Distant Leaning - Dress Making Courses

Sunndyd (http://www.thesewingforum.co.uk/member.php?u=16300) Which version of the course are you doing the post Stonebrige papers or the electronic version (cheaper) with ELearn UK?
Also what is this...
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 20th June 2012, 17:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By Abijay
Re: Distant Leaning - Dress Making Courses

Thanks for your message regarding Stonebrige. I googled this Distant Learning company and there were so many mixed messages, some said it was terrible, no help from the tutors and was a scam, I...
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 19th June 2012, 21:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By Abijay
Re: Distant Leaning - Dress Making Courses

Thanks, your advice has been noted. I will give it a lot of thought before I part with anything before September.

The ICS chat thing, hung up on me and didn't answer any of my questions.
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 19th June 2012, 18:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By Abijay
Re: Distant Leaning - Dress Making Courses

I don't know, I'm still liking the idea for studying for a Diploma in this field. I have done a lot of research on the Stonebrige site but then fell upon lots of bad reviews saying its more of a scam...
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 19th June 2012, 18:21
Replies: 9
Views: 5,262
Posted By Abijay
Re: ICS - dressmaking or C+G fashion?

I have been looking at the ICS dress (http://www.icslearn.co.uk/distance-learning-courses/ics-dressmaking.aspx) making course which appeals to me, as I would like to be awarded for the learning and I...
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 18th June 2012, 21:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By Abijay
Smile Re: Distant Leaning - Dress Making Courses

Thanks for such a rich read with your responses. I have been sewing for 3 years now and can make a variety of crafty things (bags, wallets, business card holders etc) which I sell on Folksy. I...
Forum: Classes, Courses & Course Support 18th June 2012, 12:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By Abijay
Distant Leaning - Dress Making Courses

I'm thinking about doing a Diploma as a distant leaner (UK based) for a Dress Making course in the autumn. I've searched on Google and found that there are courses out there at offer this like ICS,...
Forum: Storage 10th April 2012, 08:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By Abijay
Re: Peg Board

Your peg board looks amazing. I am still waiting to paint mine and get hooks. The link you provided looks great, will have to see if they fit my holes. My boyf used a 8mm drill bit, so hopefully not...
Forum: Tips & Tutorials 27th March 2012, 21:47
Replies: 36
Views: 2,847
Posted By Abijay
Folding Fabric

A while ago I organised my craft/ sewing room and now it looks tons better. The first thing I did was sort out my fabric and I found a nifty way to fold it.

A written tutorial can be found here...
Forum: Remnant Box 27th March 2012, 21:40
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By Abijay
Re: Sarubobo.Novel use of very small fabric scraps

They are so cute, I had a brief look at the tutorial and now bookmarked it.

Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Remnant Box 27th March 2012, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Abijay
Re: Using scrap fabric to decorate old jar lids

Thanks, the cherry was my 1st attempt and I need to remember to have enough fabric to go over the rim of the top. Very easy mini project to do.
Forum: Remnant Box 27th March 2012, 21:16
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Abijay
Re: Using scrap fabric to decorate old jar lids

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Forum: Remnant Box 27th March 2012, 18:08
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Abijay
Re: Using scrap fabric to decorate old jar lids

After I tried using the glue spray adhesive I cam back to it and tried again, my fabric stuck to the lid. Also I had a go at just using PVA Craft Glue and that worked too. I didn't really need to buy...
Forum: Remnant Box 26th March 2012, 18:08
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Abijay
Re: Using scrap fabric to decorate old jar lids

I've heard about Modge Podge and E6000 through the Internet but haven't seen anything similar in the UK. I popped to Wilko's and brought their All-Purpose Glue which does fabric and metal, going to...
Forum: Remnant Box 26th March 2012, 11:07
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Abijay
Using scrap fabric to decorate old jar lids

I've decided to recycle jam jars and put my sewing notions in. I've seen a lot of tutorials for re-decorating jar lids with scrap paper and found a couple for using fabric scraps, which is such a...
Forum: Storage 25th February 2012, 15:38
Replies: 21
Views: 2,956
Posted By Abijay
Re: Ruler Storage

After we brought a drill last weekend, my boyf attached a clothes hook on the wall for me, and its perfect for hanging up the rulers. I'll have top take a photo and show you.
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