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.
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]