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Machine embroidery - scallops

Postby Shadowcat » Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:59 pm

I am planning a set of costumes two projects ahead, so no immediate rush for this.

Does anyone have a machine that does nice big fat scallops on muslin? Mine does little itty bitty ones, and I drive myself witless cutting away the spare fabric. It would almost be quicker to hand embroider, but the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome then kicks in - who'd be a sewist?



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Postby Ariarnia » Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:31 pm

my mother has an industrial embroidery machine that she's been trying to get rid of if you'd be interested - you would have to collect it from wales.

I can give you her email address if you want it.



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Postby Shadowcat » Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:46 pm

I really don't have the space for another machine, nor the ability to collect such a machine as I don't drive. But thanks for the suggestion anyway.

S




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Postby Drachelis » Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:30 pm

I have PMed you

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Postby Shadowcat » Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:16 pm

Cherry

Seems to be stuck in the ether somewhere. Could try shadow7catatyahoodotcodotuk if it doesn't turn up?

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Postby Shadowcat » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:20 am

Nope, no PM Cherry. Please try again.

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Postby Drachelis » Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:57 pm

It was just that I was interested in the machine and wanted to know how much was wanted for it.

We are in Wales

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Postby Shadowcat » Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:26 pm

That's Ariarnia - she offered it to me some time ago. Not much use to me as I keep trying to retire!

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Postby Shadowcat » Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:37 pm

That's Ariarnia - she offered it to me some time ago. Not much use to me as I keep trying to retire!

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Postby Ariarnia » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:38 pm

Yeah, sorry, I remembered the other day that you were the person I offered it to before.

Need to learn to remember names...



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Postby frances » Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:13 pm

Dear Ariarina

If you still have the machine I'd be interested to know more about it. And I'd love another trip to Wales.



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Postby Kate Tiler » Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:08 pm

I know Gracie Tyler has just started creating quite large scale bespoke embroidery projects with a whizzy new machine that she uses to scan in images with - I have just tried searching for her online but must have gotten something wrong as I can't find her!

She may even have a web link banner ad by now here on LH - I'm off out again now but will check my business card collection when I get time!


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http://www.companyofartisans.co.uk
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Postby Shadowcat » Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:00 pm

Thanks Kate - all suggestions welcome, although I may well have this particular problem solved - there is always a chance of another one.

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