Sheer Fabric – Tips For Sewing With Best Results!

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Sheer fabric can be some of the most beautiful type of fabric to use for a variety of projects made with sewing machines. Yet many people avoid it because they find it particularly challenging to work with. Fortunately, you can achieve great results when sewing on voile, organza, chiffon, [...]

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Taming The Tangle of Hand Sewing!

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Even though you do most of your work using sewing machines like the great Juki HZL DX7, you will sometimes need to do some stitching by hand. Hand stitching is easy, although it can become a nightmare when your thread starts to tangle and knot up.

To avoid these [...]

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How Do You Know Which Is The Right Side Of The Fabric?

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Fabric is fabric, no matter how you cut it, right?  Well, when you are working with sewing machines, this is not always true. As a matter of fact, most fabric has a right side and a wrong side. Many times this may be obvious; however, sometimes it can [...]

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Believe It Or Not – How You Thread Your Machine Matters!

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Sewing machines are simple mechanical devices with a few intricacies in order for them to work properly. One important detail is threading your Juki HZL F300 sewing machine. To avoid frustration and ensure you are always stitching correctly on Juki or other sewing machines, pay attention to how you thread [...]

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Sewing Machine Parts – The Many Presser Foot Possibilities!

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One of the best things about using sewing machines like the Juki TL2010Q is the endless variety of fabrics and notions available for making one-of-a-kind items. Coming in at a close second is how many presser feet are available. Presser feet perform specific functions to make sewing on [...]

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Sewing Machine Parts – What Is A Needle Stitch Plate?

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All sewing machines have a needle stitch plate that is set over the main workspace where the presser foot and needle are located. One purpose of these plates is to cover the bobbin area of the machine; however, they also serve other helpful purposes. Juki sewing machines like the Juki [...]

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Sewing Machine Parts – What Is The Role of Feed Dogs?

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Sewing machines work by joining two layers of fabric together with lines of interlocked threads. As the needle pushes into the fabric to make the stitches, the fabric is slowly advanced forward by parts on the underside of the needle plate called feed dogs. They play an important [...]

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