Sew Like A Pro With These Industrial Sewing Techniques!

If you enjoy sewing clothing at home on a domestic sewing machine like the Juki HZL-355Z, it’s important to learn the proper techniques you’ll need to finish your projects correctly.

You don’t always have to go by the book, as there are plenty of times when you can get better [...]

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How Are Knit and Woven Fabrics Different?

Of all the countless types of fabric there are to use for making clothing and other items with a quality Juki sewing machine, every one of them falls into one of two fabric categories: knit or woven.

Knits and wovens are made using different processes so they behave differently; making [...]

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Sewing With Striped Fabric A Mystery? Solve It Here!

Stripes are fashionable, fun fabrics to use for sewing garments and other projects with a Juki sewing machine; however, working with stripes can be really frustrating if you don’t know the right way to cut and sew the fabric.

Before you throw up your hands and give up, try these [...]

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Top Tips For Working With Boucle!

Bouclé is a soft, comfortable fabric available in various weights and weaves that is used to make sweaters, dresses, purses, jackets, and more.

This favored fabric can be fun to design with; however, many sewists find it intimidating to work with on their sewing machines as it is very loose [...]

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The Ageless Appeal of Button Loops!

Buttons are undoubtedly the most common closure used for clothing made with sewing machines like the Juki HZL-355Z, second only to the zipper.

Yet as popular as they are, buttons can look rather plain unless you do something to dress them up.

  • One option is to use fancier buttons [...]

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WOW – Patterns Printed Onto Fabric Ready To Cut!

One of the more challenging and least loved parts of making garments on home sewing machines is measuring, marking, and cutting out the pattern pieces.

It’s time-consuming and requires accuracy to avoid mistakes that could result in fabric waste or even affect the fit and look of your finished garment.

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Don’t Let Your Hands Get Dry and Cracked From Quilting!

If you do a lot of quilting, whether by hand or with a Juki quilting machine like the Juki HZL-DX7, there’s a good possibility you’ve had dry hands.

In extreme cases, your skin might even chap or crack from the amount of use they’re getting while you work on your [...]

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Learn About Sewing With Wool Fabric!

Wool with its warmth, comfort, and durability is a great fabric to use for sewing clothing with a sewing machine like the fun Janome DC2019.

Available in many styles and types, it's important that you know some about it and how to best work with this great fabric.

Before you [...]

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What Do You Know About Ruching?

Adding ruffles and gathers to the garments you sew with your Juki sewing machine can be lots of fun.

If you're looking for something different but have never heard of it before, ruching is yet one more way to add ruffle-like embellishment to your blouses, skirts, and dresses to really [...]

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Skirt Silhouette Information – Part 3!

Ready for more ideas on skirt silhouettes for you to sew with your sewing machine?

From the mini to the maxi and a few in-between, here’s the final installment of our 3-part series explaining the different skirt shapes or silhouettes you can make with a machine like the Janome DC2015 [...]

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