What Do I Need To Know To Buy An Antique Sewing Machine?

Antique sewing machines can be fun and functional additions to your sewing room if you find the right ones. What should you look for when purchasing older machines? Read over these tips on buying older makes and models so your money is well spent.

Set up for use along with modern [...]

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on What Do I Need To Know To Buy An Antique Sewing Machine?

Sewing Classy Lingerie With 2 Types of Elastic!

Elastic is a sewing notion commonly used for making lingerie at home using sewing machines like the Juki HZL-F300. Yet the two types of elastic used to sew these garments and how they are used is different than most other elastic types.

Learn about adding picot and band elastic to fine undergarments [...]

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Sewing Classy Lingerie With 2 Types of Elastic!

How Do I Sew With Burlap? Here Are Some Tips!

Burlap is an interesting fabric that can be used to make a variety of home decor and other items. Yet it does have certain properties that can make it challenging to work with when using sewing machines.

Keep these tips in mind when using burlap so the projects you make with Janome [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on How Do I Sew With Burlap? Here Are Some Tips!

New To Machine Embroidery? Here Are Some Great Newbie Tips!

Working with embroidery machines like the Janome MB-7 to make beautiful stitched designs can be fun and very satisfying. It can also seem pretty intimidating if you’re new to using this type of sewing machine. Try these tips to help you get started with Janome embroidery machines and you’ll be amazed at what [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Embroidery Machines|Comments Off on New To Machine Embroidery? Here Are Some Great Newbie Tips!

The Wonders of Bias Tape – The Fixer-Upper Of Sewing!

Bias tape is known primarily for its use as a border around the edges of quilts made with sewing machines like the Juki HZL-DX7. It comes ready-made in countless colors, patterns, and widths. Bias tape is inexpensive, easy to use, and provides a simple option for producing a smooth, clean edge [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on The Wonders of Bias Tape – The Fixer-Upper Of Sewing!

The Best And Quickest Way To Sew Cuffs On Pants!

Whether you like making clothes or you just have a large and growing family, domestic sewing machines like the Janome DC2013 make hemming pants and skirts a breeze. With a little practice, you can even make cuffs to dress up the look of a pair of pants by using any [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on The Best And Quickest Way To Sew Cuffs On Pants!

Insider Tips On Using A Fringe Foot!

There are all kinds of presser feet that do amazing things on a wide variety of sewing machines. A fringe foot is one of the more unique feet that can be used on Juki sewing machines to add a cute decoration to any project.

Best of all, by simply adjusting [...]

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Insider Tips On Using A Fringe Foot!

Professional Embroidery Tips About Thread Colors!

Embroidering with Janome embroidery machines is like making a beautiful painting with needle and thread in lieu of brush and paint. Designs come to life in the form of colored stitching done to create beautiful effects on fabric.

Before you can succeed with your designs, you should know a few [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Categories: Embroidery Machines|Comments Off on Professional Embroidery Tips About Thread Colors!

Know How To Block A Quilt? Learn More Here!

Making quilts with different types of quilting machines can be an exciting and enjoyable way to express your creativity. Yet you may be disappointed if you finish stitching your quilt sandwich together with long arm quilting machines like the Juki TL-2200QVP-S and the quilt looks warped and out of whack. The [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Categories: Quilting Machines|Comments Off on Know How To Block A Quilt? Learn More Here!

A Love of Vintage Fabric – Find It And Sew It!

Some people have a love of vintage sewing machines. Others have a love of vintage fabric. Whether your love extends to both or you just want some gorgeous fabric to use on newer Janome sewing machines, there is no doubt that retro and vintage material can be amazing to work [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on A Love of Vintage Fabric – Find It And Sew It!