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Why You Should Have Your Own Sewing Machine

It is time to see sewing machines as an original home machine tool quite useful to mend and sew our own things rather than a vintage object. Handmade Stitches VS Machine Stitches When we want to sew by hand using a simple needle and thread, the stitch that we are likely to use is backstitch; you have…

What Kind of Fabric Should You Use?

If you’ve ever been to a fabric store, you know that there are thousands of different fabrics to choose from for your sewing projects. It can be entirely overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what you want. And if you don’t know much about fabrics, it can be nearly impossible to know what…

The Basic Sewing Kit Supplies and Their Costs

Remember when you were young and you play so hard that you ended up ripping a hole in your clothes? Then your mom was able to patch it up good as new for you. She always seemed to have the right tools around to make repairs. As grown adults, we should all have the essential sewing repair tools…
Fabric for Your Sewing Project

Choosing the Right Fabric for Your Sewing Project

If you are getting ready to start a new sewing project, choosing a fabric will be the most important step once you decide what you want to make. After you've gone to all the trouble and expense of buying the sewing machine you love, a pattern you love, and a fabric you love, you want the finished product…

How to Pick the Right Sewing Machine for Your Needs

There are so many makes and models of sewing machines available—how do you know the differences between them and what would be the best model for your sewing needs? While it may seem that shopping for a sewing machine is akin to shopping for a car, you’re already ahead of the game in that there aren’t…

Maintenance Services to Keep Your Sewing Machine Functioning Properly

A sewing machine, just like any other machine, needs some attention now and then to keep it functioning properly. Your vehicle needs an oil change and a tune-up every now and then; your sewing machine does too. The frequency with which you’ll need to perform maintenance on your machine depends on how…