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1  Seeking crafters! in Rhode Island by ifnbooks on: July 30, 2012 04:39:59 AM
Do you make fun, high-quality crafts and enjoy earning American dollars in exchange for your remarkable products? Or do you love someone who does?

Then please consider applying to the 11th Annual CRAFTLAND Show in Providence, RI. Crafters do not need to be present in order to sell their goods. The application is now available online through August 31st, 2012. http://www.craftlandshow.com/application12.html

The 11th Annual Craftland Show is a quirky month-long holiday sale located in downtown Providence, RI featuring an eclectic assortment of fine crafts and cutting-edge handmade items in a retail format (no booths!). The sale will take place from November 23 - December 31, 2012 in the year-round Craftland Shop at 235 Westminster Street, Providence RI 02903.

The Craftland Show 2012 application involves just three easy online steps: 1. Submitting your information, 2. Uploading photos of your work, and 3. Paying your application fee. Apply now! Or read the Frequently Asked Questions and then apply. http://craftland.myshopify.com/pages/faq

We're so excited to see what you make!!
http://www.craftlandshow.com/application12.html
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2  Tension control! You know, in sewing, not in the brain. in Sewing Machines: Discussion and Questions by ifnbooks on: April 20, 2008 07:08:42 AM
Hi!
I'm hoping one of you pro-sewers can help out an amateur.

I inherited a Kenmore model 1941 sewing machine from a studiomate. Seems in decent condition and I mostly understood the extremely vague threading instructions in the manual.

But the sewing is super tight and seems to get kind of stuck in the top tension control disks and the upper thread sometimes breaks. Upon inspection it's unclear where the thread is supposed to actually go through. And maybe that's because the spring guy is in the wrong spot? because maybe two of the
disks should be tucked together when they are currently separated by the spring loop? Don't know.

Here are pictures below. I know it's hard to diagnose from photos but wondered if there were any obviously misplaced bits... Or if you think this looks right:







Any ideas?
Thanks!!!
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