Creating amazing things with sewing machines is addictive. It is a creative outlet that gives many sewists hours of pleasure, especially when they can hold up their finished project and put it to good use. Yet some sewists may feel guilty spending an entire day seated by their [...]
A great thing about making quilts on quilting machines is that there are so many different techniques that can be used to complete these beautiful projects. Straight line quilting is one of the primary finishing methods and one of the simplest techniques to used on machines like the [...]
Sewing is a fun hobby; however, it can eventually lead to body strain. Hours spent sewing can result in an uncomfortable neck or back as well as arm strain. Sewists need to consider ergonomics and choosing the well-fitted sewing cabinets and chairs to reduce any strains.
Working on quality [...]
When serious quilters decide it is time to look at long-arm quilting machines, there are many options to consider. Long-arm models like the Juki TL-2200QVP-S are different from standard tabletop machines, making it important to understand how to select the right one.
Whether looking at different long-arm Juki [...]
Machine embroidery is quite beautiful and an enjoyable way to embellish garments and other sewn items. Yet embroidery machines are expensive and require extensive learning and practice to achieve the best-looking results.
Most makes and models, including Janome embroidery machines, have the same basic functions and features; however, there [...]
Sewing machines are fairly simple devices; yet they offer a world of possibilities for making useful and beautiful items. Available in many different types and capable of many functions, Janome sewing machines like the Janome MC14000 give sewists the power to make just about anything they desire. With [...]
Serger sewing machines are great to have if making clothing is a passion. They can quickly produce strong seams as well as a number of other professional stitches that allows home sewists to create beautiful and professional-quality garments.
Yet sergers can create more than just an overlock stitch, so it is [...]