The sewing machines that have been around since the 1800’s were not always as easy and fun to use as they are today. While the general mechanisms of these machines have remained relatively the same, the eventual addition of an electric motor revolutionized sewing machines and made them more useful.
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Those little symbols on a paper pattern are critical to the success of the projects you may want to stitch with sewing machines like the Juki HZL-DX7. These symbols are important guides that instruct you where to cut, stitch, and press your fabric so the pattern turns out perfectly.
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Most of the time the thread you use on your sewing machines is chosen based on the way it looks compared to the fabric. Stitching that is done in both complementary and contrasting colors can produce decorative effects on items made with a machine like the Janome 2212.
Yet when you want to completely hide [...]
It may be a dream come true if you are lucky enough to have a spare room in your house to turn into a sewing room. Have you thought about how to set up this space by considering what type of sewing cabinets, storage, and other workstations you need?
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Hemming curved edges with sewing machines can be frustrating. It is easy to end up with wavy, bunched hems that ruin the smooth look of the garment. You could do your curved hemming by hand; however, that can be tedious and time-consuming.
Instead, try this little tip and take command [...]
Applique is a creative technique for adding designs to fabric using sewing machines like the versatile Juki HZL-DX5. It is done by cutting pieces of fabric and stitching them onto another piece using decorative stitching. There are countless ways you can embellish your projects with applique.
By following just a [...]