For those who frequently make clothing, serger sewing machines like the Juki MO 1000 serger, can be a worthwhile investment. Sergers are a little expensive and require some time to learn how to use, but they produce strong, professional garment seams. For a clearer understanding of how these machines work and the benefits they [...]
Sewing machines are fabulous tools for making a countless number of fun projects and beautiful garments at home. Yet using these units does require some training and practice. Whether learning on Janome sewing machines like the Janome DC5100 or some other machine, get some good practice sewing the various stitches [...]
The trick to getting great results using embroidery machines lies in using the right fabric stabilizers. Since embroidery done on Janome embroidery machines such as the Janome MB-4S requires a secure and contained fabric surface, choosing an appropriate stabilizer is essential. Explore the various types of embroidery stabilizers below and [...]
One common issue when working with all kinds of sewing machines is thread tension. Without the proper tension, stitching can be uneven, the thread can break, and other problems can arise. Fortunately, correcting the tension on Juki sewing machines like the Juki HZL G-220 is not very difficult. After determining the tension [...]
Hooping is an essential skill that anyone who is using embroidery machines must learn to get the best results on their project. The hoop is the main stabilizer for the fabric, which must be well-supported for effective stitching on Janome embroidery machines like the Janome MB-4S. By following the few [...]
Serger sewing machines are useful for creating flexible, durable serged seam edges. Because they operate using multiple needles and built-in cutting knives to automatically trim seam allowances, they can be a bit daunting to some. Sergers also have a few limitations that might make them less desirable as well.
For anyone who enjoys making clothing, adding buttons can be time-consuming if done by hand. Fortunately, many of today’s computerized sewing machines such as the Janome 8900QCPSE include a convenient stitching function that makes adding these essential items to any garment easier than ever. With Janome sewing machines, closures [...]
The biggest challenge when making garments at home with sewing machines like the Janome MC12000 is having a finished project that is attractive and looks professionally made. Sometimes, the differences even when following a pattern can be in the little details that may not seem very important. By using the [...]