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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 [...]

June 21st, 2018|Sewing Machines|

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 [...]

June 20th, 2018|Sewing Machines|

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 [...]

June 13th, 2018|Sewing Machines|

Are You Terrified Of Sewing Zippers? Here Are Some Tips!

Of all the things people do with their Juki sewing machines, adding zippers is among the most feared tasks. Some people even avoid making things on their sewing machines that require zippers since they are so difficult to sew in straight.

Fortunately, you don’t have to be one of those [...]

May 28th, 2018|Sewing Machines|

Why A Stitch Sampler Helps With A New Sewing Machine!

The unboxing of new Janome sewing machines is always a highlight for sewists of all skill levels. Understandably, with this excitement commonly comes the desire to jump right in and start using that new sewing machine by starting a new project.

As excited as you may be to sit down in front [...]

May 21st, 2018|Sewing Machines|

New To Sewing? Avoid These 7 Common Mistakes!

If you are new to sewing on sewing machines, you are probably anxious to get started making something wonderful. Enthusiasm is great; however, starting out too quickly can leave you disappointed with your results.

Instead, take your time learning how to use Juki sewing machines and avoid the 7 common mistakes [...]

May 17th, 2018|Sewing Machines|