Mastering The Art of Matching Sewing Patterns and Fabric!

Sewing Machines

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 [...]

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Give Your Sewing Machine A Rest And Look At Hand Stitching!

Sewing Machines

Sewing machines like the Janome 7330 make creating all kinds of garments and projects fast and easy, with great results. Still, there are times when a bit of hand stitching to baste fabric pieces or sew an overcast hem may be required. When the tool of choice winds [...]

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Sewing With Knits – What Is The Best Sewing Machine To Use?

Sergers

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 [...]

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Fit That Sewing Pattern Before You Start Sewing!

Juki Sewing Machines

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. [...]

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Sewing A Jacket – What Are All The Parts?

Janome Sewing Machines

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 [...]

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The Ultimate Organization Guide For Your Sewing Room!

Sewing Cabinets

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 [...]

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Avoid Sewing Errors With This Helpful List!

Janome HD3000 Sewing Machine

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 [...]

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Best Reasons To Sew All Day Long!

Sewing Machines

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 [...]

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