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Do you always press as you sew? Or are you guilty (like me) of occasionally skipping the pressing to focus on the more exciting part – the sewing? Something I’ve learned throughout my years of sewing is that pressing is one of the most important components of sewing and should...
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As many beginners do, when I first started sewing, I had a couple of packs of universal needles that I used for everything. “Universal” means it should work for every project, right? Unfortunately, that’s not the case! Choosing the right type and size of the needle is a very important...
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While some simple garments can easily be made with a flat pattern alone, having a dress form can help a great deal in a lot of situations. If you’re looking to drape a garment, test out how well your flat pattern will fit, or if you just want to tweak...
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We all know that having the best sewing tools to practice is what really makes sewing an enjoyable activity. In fact, getting a few essentials tools can make all the difference. So, what exactly would we recommend you go about using in your own sewing room? Well, that answer will...
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Serger vs Overlocker vs Coverstitch Machine Three odd names, two different uses. Let’s quickly go over them and see how each of these machines can help us with our sewing projects. What is a Serger or an Overlock Machine? The term “serger” tends to be used more in North America...
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Here you have some pieces of advice on how to properly use a new sewing machine from the very beginning: 1. Always view the instructional DVD or watch YouTube tutorials I would encourage everyone to view the instructional DVD, and then set up and use the machine while playing the...
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How to Choose the Best Leather Sewing Machine What is your budget? The amount of money that you’re willing to spend on a new leather machine should always be the first decision that you make. Setting a budget within your possibilities will help you not to overspend. Even if you...
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Wondering how to choose a sewing machine? Keep reading this sewing machine buying guide made by sewing experts and learn all the basics to buy the best sewing machine for your needs. 1. Have a budget Before deciding on the right type of sewing machine for your needs or even...
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10 things to consider before spending money on the wrong sewing machine Purchasing a sewing machine from an online store like Amazon is profitable since you will get most mainstream sewing machines at a reasonable price. You will see the reviews left by the customers and might help you in...
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