Did You Know There Are Different Types of Elastic?

Elastic is a fabulous notion to use for garment patterns and all sorts of things that can be made with a sewing machine.

Did you know there were many different types, each one suitable for different uses?

To ensure projects sewn on a Juki machine like the versatile Juki DX-1500QVP [...]

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Learn an Uncomplicated Method to Gather Fabric!

There are many ways to dress up a garment or any other item made with a sewing machine, one of those being to add gathers.

Gathering leaves a finished, feminine look to things and best of all, it is really easy to do on a Juki sewing machine.

Whether working [...]

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Free Motion Quilting Problems – Learn How To Fix Them!

Free motion quilting takes the creativity of machine quilting to a new level, putting the entire stitched design on the quilt top in your hands.

As fun as it can be to guide the needle around a project adding freehand decorative stitch designs, this technique can also be a little [...]

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You Need The Right Quilting Tools To Quilt Like A Pro!

Machine quilting is a unique type of sewing that requires a few specialty tools.

While every sewist kit has the basics like fabric shears and tape measures, there are a few specific ones to add to that sewing kit to get the required precision that is needed.

Though any type [...]

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Practical New Year’s Resolution For Sewists!

A new year is right around the corner - plan on making any resolutions?

We all know that most resolutions end up broken primarily because they are no fun!

How about some New Year's resolutions that involve a sewing machine instead?

Whether your machine is a new one like the [...]

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Tracking Down The Source of Uneven Quilting Stitches!

One of the signs of well-done machine quilting is a project that has straight, even stitches throughout.

While today’s reliable machines like Juki quilting machines exhibit very few problems making even stitches, there are times when things can get a little out of whack and stitch quality can be [...]

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Why You Should Learn To Sew – Part 2!

Learning to use a sewing machine is a fun skill that people who enjoy the creativity of making things should consider for many great reasons.

Part 1 of this article series already discussed some of the more general reasons why learning to create with a Janome MC Horizon 8200QDP SE, [...]

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Why You Should Learn To Sew – Part 1!

Stitching with a sewing machine is a fun, useful, and popular hobby enjoyed by many for many different reasons.

Quite a few of the reasons why people enjoy sewing with machines such Juki sewing machines are fairly easy to understand, while some of them are not quite so obvious.

Have [...]

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The Profession of Sewing – Many Different Titles!

If you love working at a sewing machine so much that you envision turning such a passion into a business or career, there are a few different avenues that can be taken.

Even if just an inspired sewist who is starting out on a sewing machine like the Janome DC5100, [...]

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Make Organizing Your Quilting Room A Breeze!

With all the supplies and accessories needed for machine quilting, it is easy for a sewing space to get overwhelming and messy, which is counter-productive for doing great quilting work.

Using a good quilting machine like the Janome 4120 QDC-T becomes harder with all that disorganization.

Knowing this, check out [...]

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