Sergers are wonderful machines that make sewing garments with strong, professional-looking seams a breeze. After a bit of practice, almost anyone can learn how to use serger sewing machines like the Janome 8002D serger to create wonderful garments. The difference is in the details, with serged seams looking [...]
Many people fear adding zippers to their sewing projects since that is not always an easy process for every sewist. The good news is that zippers can be conveniently added to any item using one of the more common sewing machine supplies called a zipper foot.
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Of all the sewing machine accessories available today, none is both loved and hated as the seam ripper. Naturally, many view this tool with disdain, since reaching for it usually means some kind of mistake has been made; yet seam rippers are useful in other ways. Whether a [...]
Believe it or not, there are different “temperaments” among those who enjoy working with sewing machines. Based on different behaviors and common frustrations shared by those working on machines like the Juki Exceed HZL F400 or other Juki sewing machines, sewists seem to have some notable personality traits in [...]
A key to creating great items with a Janome 660 sewing machine is having a great space to use it. Working in a cramped or messy environment takes its toll on any project, leaving sewers disappointed in their results. This is why everyone needs a dedicated room or crafting [...]
Of all the different sewing machines available, none are more helpful to those who love making clothing than sergers. Although serger sewing machines like the Janome 8002D serger may seem limited in scope when compared to an all-purpose sewing machine, they can be well worth the investment for some sewists. [...]
After spending countless hours sewing beautiful quilts with quilting machines like the Janome 8200QCP, the last step is adding a great binding. Quilt bindings, which hide seams and enclose the outer edge of the project, can be done in a number of different ways to create an attractive, finished [...]