So I Have A Serger – What Stitch Do I Use When?

So I Have A Serger – What Stitch Do I Use When?

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 [...]

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What Do You Know About Overlock Stitching?

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Overlock stitching is one of the most important stitches to sew professional looking garments. This stitch can be created on standard sewing machines or overlocks or sergers to create a finished and durable seam, which is an essential part of garment creation.

Whether using a machine like the [...]

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What Is Fussy Cutting And Why Does My Quilt Need That?

Quilting Machines

Quilts are a work of art, especially considering the amount of artistic planning that goes into their creation. Whether hand stitched or made with quilting machines like the Juki Exceed HZL-F400 Quilt Pro, these projects involve various techniques in color and pattern coordination, including one that is called "fussy [...]

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Do You Know How To Transfer Pattern Markings?

Sewing Machines

When making clothing on sewing machines, it is extremely important to transfer all pattern marks accurately. These little details mark important stitching and cutting points that can dramatically affect the fit of the final project if not properly transferred.

By using any one of the three great methods [...]

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The 6 Functions of Computerized Machine Embroidery!

Embroidery Machines

Modern computerized embroidery machines are amazing devices, creating incredible designs using only colored thread. Yet what is even more amazing about models like the Janome MB-4S embroidery machine is how they actually work.

Using the 6 techniques referenced below to set and guide the machine, most can stitch [...]

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Avoid Quilting Failure Or How To Love Quilting Machines!

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Quilts are works of fabric art, whether completed using sewing machines or hand stitched. Many prefer to completed their quilt by hand with a single needle and thread; others enjoy working on quilting machines like the Juki Exceed HZL F400 Quilt Pro.

Although some quilting purists might argue [...]

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Great Sewing Room Ideas – A DIY Pressing Station!

Sewing Machines

For those who spend many hours behind their sewing machines making beautiful garments and other useful items, it is important to have a well-equipped workspace. Cutting tables and sewing cabinets, like Arrow cabinets are essential furnishings for sewists. Yet there is one more thing necessary for every sewing [...]

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