Don’t Ruin That Outfit – Read The Sewing Pattern First!

It can be really disappointing spending hour upon hour working on a project on your sewing machine only to have it look less than perfect when you finish it.

What went wrong? If your sewing machine is working properly, why didn’t your project turn out right?

There are actually some [...]

By | October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Don’t Ruin That Outfit – Read The Sewing Pattern First!

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About Sewing!

Have you ever gazed with longing at all the amazing things you could try to make with a sewing machine and thought there was no way you could do that because using a sewing machine was too hard to do or you couldn’t afford it, or fill-in-the-blank with whatever other [...]

By | October 17th, 2019|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About Sewing!

Sewing Room Furniture – Sewing Chairs Uncensored!

Setting up your sewing space can be exciting as you plan out where to place your sewing cabinet and the rest of your sewing furniture.

One thing that tends to get overlooked when planning and choosing furnishings for these spaces is picking the right chair.

Good, ergonomic sewing chairs are [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Sewing Cabinets and Chairs|Comments Off on Sewing Room Furniture – Sewing Chairs Uncensored!

Longarm Quilting – Helping Quilters Make More Quilt Tops!

Machine quilting involves many steps, from the careful cutting of small quilt pieces to stitching them into a gorgeous quilt top to then doing the actual quilting itself.

For those who enjoy creating these beautiful fabric works of art, some enjoy making the quilt top while others enjoy stitching the [...]

By | October 10th, 2019|Categories: Machine Quilting|Comments Off on Longarm Quilting – Helping Quilters Make More Quilt Tops!

5 Thought-Provoking Reasons To Press Fabric Before Cutting!

Starting a new sewing project is exciting and it really makes you excited to get your fabric measured and cut quickly so you can sit at your favorite sewing cabinet with your sewing machine and get started as soon as possible!

But wait - did you press the fabric before [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|Categories: Cabinets|Comments Off on 5 Thought-Provoking Reasons To Press Fabric Before Cutting!

Do You Love Your Overlocker? Then Keep It Clean!

Sergers and overlock machines can collect quite a bit of dust and lint in their inner workings primarily because they cut the edge of the fabric as part of the seaming process.

As a result, they can get temperamental and turn your creative, fun sewing time into a nightmare as [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sergers & Overlocks|Comments Off on Do You Love Your Overlocker? Then Keep It Clean!

Confused About Which Is The Right Side Of Your Batting?

Getting your quilt top finished and ready for machine quilting is an exciting day when you’ve been stitching together little pieces of fabric for weeks on end.

It’s time to put that quilt sandwich together, pin it, and then either prepare to stitch it by hand or mount it on [...]

By | September 25th, 2019|Categories: Machine Quilting|Comments Off on Confused About Which Is The Right Side Of Your Batting?

Dare to Make Your Sewing Dazzle – Try Bobbinwork!

Today’s sewing machines give you countless ways to embellish your sewing projects, from the use of fancy threads and functional presser feet to using built-in decorative and embroidery stitches.

One embroidery-like method that more advanced sewists can do with many Juki sewing machines is bobbinwork, a unique technique that gives [...]

By | September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Dare to Make Your Sewing Dazzle – Try Bobbinwork!

How To Be Sure You Get The Right Sewing Cabinet!

There are a plethora of sewing cabinets and chairs in all shapes and sizes available today to fit the needs of causal sewists, professionals, and everyone in between.

With all that choice in brands, styles, and features, how can you find the right cabinet for you?

These tips from seasoned [...]

By | September 18th, 2019|Categories: Sewing Cabinets and Chairs|Comments Off on How To Be Sure You Get The Right Sewing Cabinet!

Sewing Machine Maintenance From Start to Finish!

Sewing machines can be incredibly simply devices to make all sorts of fun and creative projects - or they can be incredibly frustrating!

Whether working with standard type Juki sewing machines or more advanced models like the Juki HZL-NX7 sewing and quilting machine, a common denominator when experiencing problems always [...]

By | September 16th, 2019|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Sewing Machine Maintenance From Start to Finish!