Choosing fabric for garments created using sewing machines like the Juki TL2000Qi can be quite a task with so many selections available. Yet the wrong fabric could result in less than optimal results with the pattern, leaving sewists disappointed in their efforts. Therefore, it is important that the fabric and pattern [...]
Sewing with knit fabric can be challenging, especially when it comes to seaming. While knits have many positive qualities such as stretch and flexibility, they can also easily unravel and require careful attention during the sewing process.
To prevent unraveling when working with knits, it is recommended that serger [...]
Success in sewing garments using sewing machines such as the Juki F300 requires careful attention to pattern details and fitting the pattern first before making any cuts. Patterns are made in different categories; within each category there is a range of fitted sizes and alteration to achieve the perfect fit. [...]
When sewing garments on sewing machines like the Janome 7318, it is essential to understand the various parts of a garment, then follow the pattern carefully. Jackets can be especially confusing since they include many different parts that must be skillfully cut and stitched together. To help make sewing [...]
Room setup and organization is an important concept when trying to create the right sewing workspace. Determining the proper layout for sewing cabinets, cutting tables, and other work surfaces is usually the first consideration, although it should not be the only one.
Besides finding the right places to position [...]
Making garments and other projects with sewing machines is definitely a practice that requires patience and careful precision to produce the best results. Still, everyone makes mistakes from time-to-time. One way to reduce errors is to pay attention to the small details that can very easily derail a [...]
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 [...]