All You Need To Know About Straight Line Quilting!

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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 [...]

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Sewing Machine Thread – Can It Be Too Old To Use?

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Making clothing and other great projects on sewing machines can be rewarding and fun, unless thread breakage becomes an issue. Whether experiencing problems while working on models like the Janome 2212 sewing machine or breakage happens after the fact during wear or washing, many people point to the [...]

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Why You Need To Consider Ergonomics When Sewing!

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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 [...]

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Long Arm Quilting Machines – How Do I Choose The Right One?

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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 [...]

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Embroidery Machines – Tips To Choosing One!

Embroidery Machines – Tips To Choosing One!

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 [...]

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Are You Guilty Of These 7 Bad Sewing Habits?

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Bad habits are easy to pick up. They usually start out as simply cutting a few corners here and there, then develop into methods that make using sewing machines like the Juki HZL F300 more frustrating rather than easier. Many develop these habits unintentionally when first learning how [...]

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Can We Ever Learn Too Much About Sewing Machines?

Can We Ever Learn Too Much About Sewing Machines?

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 [...]

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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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