Embroidery Machine Parts – Names and Terms You Need To Know!

Embroidery machines are more technical than standard sewing machines, as they have a number of additional parts. To gain the right skills for using machines like the Janome MB-4S, it is important to know the various parts of the machine and what they do. By referring to the components listed [...]

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What Is Piping And How Would I Use It?

One of the best things about making projects on sewing machines is the many ways to create something unique using a variety of embellishments. Piping is a great option that works well in many different applications, adding a fun element to any garment or item. Piping is a great option [...]

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What You Need To Know About The Fabric Grainline!

To achieve the best results with any project made on sewing machines like the Janome MC12000, there is some basic machine and fabric information that should be known. Understanding fabric grain is one such topic. The grainline is an essential consideration for all projects, especially clothing. Before cutting a [...]

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Tips For Sewing With Bulky Fabrics!

Part of the appeal of creating garments and other projects with sewing machines like the Janome MC14000 is having the ability to use different types of fabric. This usually means learning different ways to handle fabrics, especially thick and bulky ones. When working with fleece, canvas, flannel, and other [...]

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Information About Colored Inks With Embroidery Machines!

Embroidery machines can be used in many ways to create stunning pieces that resemble thread paintings on fabric. Did you know that there is also a way to combine stitching done on embroidery machines like the Janome MB-4S with fabric painting? By using the combined methods of thread stitching [...]

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Do You Know How To Match Stripes and Plaids?

Plaids and stripes are fun fabrics to work with when sewing garments and other projects with sewing machines. Yet they do present a bit of a challenge in both cutting and sewing to have the seams match on the finished project. By using the following helpful tips, anyone sewing [...]

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Why You Need To Test Your Machine Embroidery Design!

Embroidery has been compared to painting with thread, an art form that can create stunning results even when done on Janome embroidery machines. Unfortunately, sometimes things may not turn out as planned and some embroidery may not turn out to look the way it should. What went wrong?

There are [...]

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Basic Serger Sewing Information You Need To Know!

Sergers are sewing machines that work slightly differently than standard models. Even though the same results can be achieved on a standard machine based on the types of garments being sewn, many may find serger sewing machines worthwhile investments. To get the best results from models such as the [...]

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