An amazing thing about working with sewing machines is the endless variety of stitches that some more equipped models can make. Fortunately, there are still some pretty versatile stitches included on basic models like the Janome 2206 as well, one of which is the zigzag stitch.
The zigzag stitch is a standard [...]
Applique is a great and fun way to add decorations and embellishments to projects stitched on sewing machines. There are different applique techniques you can use from more complex reverse machine applique to the simple raw edge method.
Raw edge applique with Juki sewing machines is a great choice when you want to add [...]
When making clothing and other projects with sewing machines, there are times when you’ll need to mark the fabric to help you with the next steps. Notches, darts, stitch lines, and other measurements should all be marked on the fabric to ensure accuracy when cutting or sewing for projects made [...]
Leather is a great fabric to use for projects made with sewing machines, whether you're making purses and totes or even skirts and other garments. As versatile as it is, many people can feel intimidated to try sewing with leather with machines like the Janome HD3000.
Fortunately, sewing with leather on [...]
A great thing about crafting with sewing machines is the endless variety of beautiful fabrics available to work with. Amidst all that variety are placement prints, some of the more beautiful and unique patterned fabrics available.
As beautiful as they are, these fabrics can also be a bit challenging to use in [...]
Developing the skills necessary to sew beautiful and professional-looking clothing and other items with sewing machines takes some time. Sewing is definitely a "practice makes perfect" hobby and one that requires a lot of attention to detail.
When you pay the proper attention to all the little details and use [...]