how to use handheld sewing machines

There are very few things that are as embarrassing as a wardrobe malfunction. Whether your pants decided to give way while you walked through the park, or your zipper just popped out as you stepped out of the loo before a career-defining presentation.   Of course, you shudder at the thought of these embarrassing situations…

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how to unfreeze a sewing machine

To learn how to unfreeze a sewing machine, you need to first figure out exactly where the root of the problem is. For this reason, you should start by removing its bobbin and inspecting it. If your bobbin seems to be fine, dirt or dust must have lodged itself in other parts of the sewing…

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Sewing Machine

There are various types of sewing machines. It all started in 1830, when Barthelemy Thimonnier, a French tailor created the first sewing machine. This machine only had a hooked needle and thread that made a cross stitch similar to the method used in embroidery.   Since then, several modern designs have come out and have…

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how does a serger work

Have you ever wondered how a serger works?   A serger has the ability to trim seams and enclose the edges of fabrics (or the seam allowance) inside thread casings, in just one simple step. The density and width of stitching are just two of many variables that can be adjusted on a serger.  …

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how to thread a sewing machine

Here’s a neat New Year’s resolution for you – dig out your old sewing machine and take up sewing again. Sounds fun amidst all the technological distractions around us, right? However, because it has been a long time since you tackled any sewing machine, you’re probably going to want to have a sit-down with your…

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how to sew a facemask

As efforts continue all over the world to put a limit to the spread of COVID-19, government officials have started noticing a critical shortage of Personal Protective Equipment, namely protective gowns, gloves and face masks. For this reason, more caregivers at health network platforms have started instructing their general audience to learn how to sew…

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Face Mask

In case you didn’t get the memo, COVID-19 is here to stay. Up until now, no cure has been discovered, which means you still need to be masked during your present and future excursions. Let’s cut to the chase and talk about the most important thing that keeps you and others safe from this virus…

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Sewing Machine Types

Do you scratch your head in confusion when it comes buying a sewing machine? Do the different types of sewing machines available online make it difficult to choose one?   If the answer is yes to both of these questions, then you’ve arrived at the right place.   In this blog post, we’ll inform you about the…

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Sewing Thread Sizes

Sewing threads are special types of yarns that especially designed for use with sewing machines. The threads are engineered to pass through the sewing machines without any resistance. These threads can form stitches without breaking or becoming distorted.   The main function of a sewing thread is to deliver performance in seams and stitches. You…

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Best Juki Sewing Machine Models

Walking foot industrial sewing machines are used for heavy-duty projects. The machine is ideal for projects that require managing multiple layers of large fabrics. This type of industrial machine has a special foot at the stitching area that grips the top of the fabric.   Using a walking foot industrial sewing machine ensures that the fabric moves…

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