I Love Corduroy! How Do I Sew With It?

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With all of its soft ribs and great plush feel, corduroy is a wonderful fabric to make all sorts of items with personal sewing machines. Yet it is important to keep the ridges straight for your items to look their best. Whether you are making clothing, bags, [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on I Love Corduroy! How Do I Sew With It?

Do You Know How To Choose Free-Motion Quilting Thread?

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Free motion quilting using quilting machines like the Janome 8900QCP can produce some truly amazing results. With the right thread, Janome quilting machines can almost act as a sketching pencil to create intricate designs on the fabric. Get the best effect with free motion stitching by choosing the [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Quilting Machines|Comments Off on Do You Know How To Choose Free-Motion Quilting Thread?

The Beauty of Silk – And How To Sew It!

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Silk is one of the most beautiful and elegant fabrics available for making clothing and other items with Janome sewing machines. As desirable as it may be, silk can also be challenging to work with because it is slippery, delicate, and tends to fray.

If you are looking [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on The Beauty of Silk – And How To Sew It!

Did You Know There Are Different Types of Quilt Rulers?

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To get the best results when sewing quilts on quilting machines like the Juki HZL F600, it is important to have the right tools and accessories. High-quality quilting rulers are a sewing kit essential. Although any ruler will work, these rulers are specifically designed to make accurately measuring [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Quilting Machines|Comments Off on Did You Know There Are Different Types of Quilt Rulers?

Kids Outgrown A Favorite T-Shirt? Turn It Into A Pillow!

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Kids and t-shirts go together like peanut butter and jelly; they also outgrow their favorite t-shirts like clockwork. The good news is that too-small t-shirts and sewing machines like the handy Juki HZL F300 also make a great pair when you turn favorite garments into throw pillows.

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By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Kids Outgrown A Favorite T-Shirt? Turn It Into A Pillow!

A Few Simple Tips For Having The Best Sewing Space!

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Sewists who find they spend more and more time working with their sewing machines typically run into a common problem. Necessary supplies can collect all over, quickly turning any dining room into a messy project area.

When this starts to happen, it is time to find a dedicated [...]

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Buying A New Sewing Machine? Here’s A Checklist To Help!

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There are many sewing machines available for sale to make all types of home sewing projects. There are so many that choosing the right one could be confusing. Whether you are interested in quality Juki sewing machines like the Juki HZL F600 or need some kind of specialty machine, [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Buying A New Sewing Machine? Here’s A Checklist To Help!