What Do You Know About Machine Embroidery Thread?

Machine embroidery using Bernette embroidery machines and other comparable models involves a good deal of variables, from stitch patterns to stabilizer types and more.

One variable that is critical in the outcome from any machine like a Janome embroidery machine is your thread selection.

There is a lot to know [...]

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: Bernette Embroidery Machines, Melco Amaya Bravo Embroidery Machines Package C|Comments Off on What Do You Know About Machine Embroidery Thread?

Do You Know Your Edgestitch Foot And How To Use It?

There are so many different presser feet out there to use with your sewing machine, it might be hard to know which of these sewing machine accessories you really need and which you can do without.

An edgestitch foot is definitely one that should be on your must-have sewing machine supply [...]

By | July 10th, 2019|Categories: Sewing Machine Supplies, Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Do You Know Your Edgestitch Foot And How To Use It?

Machine Embroidery – Essential Things To Know!

Embroidering with a personal machine like a Bernette or Janome embroidery machine can open the door to sewing creativity once you get the hang of this type of sewing.

It can be so much fun that you may find yourself eventually looking to upgrade from a sewing/embroidery combo machine to [...]

By | July 8th, 2019|Categories: Bernette Embroidery Machines, Bernina Embroidery Machines|Comments Off on Machine Embroidery – Essential Things To Know!

Summer Sewing Ideas – From Cover-ups to Headwear!

Summer is right around the corner, so if you’re looking for some ideas for useful items to make with your sewing machine, you’ve come to the right place!

From swimsuit coverups and loungewear to bags and other accessories, if you get started now you’ll be ready for some summer fun [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sewing Machine Sale, Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Summer Sewing Ideas – From Cover-ups to Headwear!

I’ve Always Wanted A T-Shirt Quilt – How Do I Make One?

A t-shirt quilt is a fun project you can make using your quilting machine with attached quilting extension table to make use of all those old, beloved t-shirts you have and turn them into a one-of-a-kind keepsake.

Great as a personalized gift for yourself or someone else, you can make [...]

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Are You Intimidated By That Ruffler Contraption?

Ruffles and gathers done with a sewing machine can be the perfect finishing touch for dresses, skirts, baby clothing, and even some home decor.

While each one can be made using a specific sewing machine presser foot accessory designed to do just that, it’s no secret that a ruffler presser [...]

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Unheard-of Ways To Use A Walking Foot!

The right presser foot can ensure the project you make with any sewing or quilting machine turns out exactly how you expect rather than turning into an uneven mess.

One foot that every sewist working with a Janome quilting machine should definitely include in his or her quilting accessories is [...]

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: Janome Quilting Machines, Quilting Machines|Comments Off on Unheard-of Ways To Use A Walking Foot!

Speaking of Piping – What About Filler Cord?

In a previous article "Make That New Pillow Pop With Piping," we talked about piping and how easily it can be used with sewing machines such as a Bernette to make a cute pillow accessory with piping to make it really stand out.

Yet before you can make your own [...]

By | June 26th, 2019|Categories: Bernette Sewing Machines, EverSewn Sparrow Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Speaking of Piping – What About Filler Cord?

Make That New Pillow Pop With Piping!

A throw pillow is a fast, fun, and fabulous project you can make with a sewing machine like the Juki HZL-DX5 in a few hours or less using smaller yardages of fabric, some pillow fill or a pillow form, and a few other notions and supplies.

One such notion [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|Categories: Juki Sewing Machines, Sewing Machines|Comments Off on Make That New Pillow Pop With Piping!

What is Longarm Quilting Automation?

Longarm quilting machines like the Grace Q'nique 21 or any of the longarms made by Juki give you the ability to create much larger projects than what you’d be capable of doing with a standard sit down quilting machine.

They also allow you to walk away from the machine and [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Categories: Longarm Quilting Machines|Comments Off on What is Longarm Quilting Automation?