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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    Good work!!! That would be too much effort for me lol
    Surprisingly easy but I had to steal a foot off my 70 yo machine to do it. I really need to get a treadle belt.

    I'm more impressed that all the seams are French or bound and I didn't use any zig zag.

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    I finally threaded my machine today. Thank you YouTube . I haven't sewn since I was about 12 so wish me luck!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsTugs View Post
    I finally threaded my machine today. Thank you YouTube . I haven't sewn since I was about 12 so wish me luck!!!
    Good work! I was so lost when I first got mine. Then even more confused when I got my over locker

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    Textile Traders have a closing down sale. I just jumped on their website - 12.99/m fabrics going for 4!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsTugs View Post
    Textile Traders have a closing down sale. I just jumped on their website - 12.99/m fabrics going for 4!!
    Oh nooooo, I wish I didn't see this! But thank you at the same time haha

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    Haha sorry. But if you're gonna buy fabric anyway, may as well do it thriftily

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    Ok so I know this isn't pretty fabric, or frilly ruffles, but I'm so proud of my first stitches completed on a machine as an adult

    I designed (from scratch, no pattern) a fly to cover the cot to keep out the cats.

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    But it needed something to stabilise it so I've sewn elastic with pop studs around the bar so it can be removed.

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    User friendly, cat unfriendly, and best of all Bub proof/safe!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsTugs View Post
    Ok so I know this isn't pretty fabric, or frilly ruffles, but I'm so proud of my first stitches completed on a machine as an adult

    I designed (from scratch, no pattern) a fly to cover the cot to keep out the cats.

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    But it needed something to stabilise it so I've sewn elastic with pop studs around the bar so it can be removed.

    Attachment 82455

    User friendly, cat unfriendly, and best of all Bub proof/safe!!
    Very clever!

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    My spoonflower order just arrived!
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    @TaylorMade what gorgeous summery prints!!! What do you have in mind for them?


 

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