Threading a Singer ProFinish Serger

Singer serger machine

Before starting stitching, you first need to set up your sewing machine — winding the bobbin, threading, and more. It may appear challenging and intimidating on your first try. However, after multiple assignments, you will undoubtedly get the hang of it. Threading is one vital step before you start sewing with your … Read more

Sewing Machine Stitches Available and How to Use Them

Embroidery

It’s not odd to be drawn to a sewing machine with all the bells and whistles you can afford when shopping for one. The more complicated (or expensive) the sewing machine, the more stitch options it will have. Now that you have your stitches, it’s time to learn how to use them. … Read more

Can You Be Injured Using a Sewing Machine?

woman sitting on a chair while sewing

Sewing can be a valuable and rewarding hobby, but it also comes with risks. Most people don’t consider sewing a dangerous household task, but it can be if you’re using a sewing machine.  They may not be the most dangerous machines you’ll ever encounter, but it doesn’t mean that you should go … Read more

Choosing a Commercial Embroider Machine

machine embroidering a tower mill

Embroidery digitizing is a well-known art of embroidery on different fabrics with different stitches and threads using an embroidery machine. This type of art has given people a unique and elegant style, and they have been famous for several decades now. In fact, the commercial embroidery industry has been earning 47 billion dollars … Read more

Guide to Buying Your First Sewing Machine

antique Singer sewing machine

Exciting yet intimidating – these are the two words that may best describe your feeling when thinking about getting your own sewing machine for the first time. It seems simple at first, but it isn’t easy to get started when there are so many different brands, models, features, and price ranges out … Read more

The Best Sewing Machine for Making Curtains

a woman sewing while sitting on a chair

If there is one market need that is underserved and that a sewing machine can beautifully meet, it is the selection of curtains and window decorations. Window treatment styles may have evolved, but drapes and curtains remain popular. Rather than settling for store-bought models, why not make your own? All you need … Read more

What is Embroidery?

Laid threads, a surface technique in wool on linen. The Bayeux Tapestry, 11th century

Embroidery is the art of decorating fabric using needles to apply yarn or thread. It is one of the oldest cloth decorating techniques in the world with a centuries-old worth of history. It also involves the use of beads, pearls, and sequins on coats, blankets, shawls, caps, and hats, etc. Today, there … Read more

How to Create a Sewing Machine from Scratch

Sewing machine on a table with a mannequin and a bookshelf

Do you have pants that are too long and baggy and want them to be fit you perfectly? Do you have an old outfit that you want to bring to life by making some tailoring additions to it? Worry not, as the life-changing invention of the sewing machine has got you all … Read more

How to sew elastic with a sewing machine?

How to sew elastic with a sewing machine

Knowing how to sew elastic with a sewing machine is an important technique that one must learn for garment construction. They are used in waistbands, cuffs, and even smocking. It all depends on the design of your article of clothing, but there is one thing for sure, learning how to sew elastic … Read more

Tips on Keeping Your Sewing Space Organized

Organized sewing space

Sewing can be a messy task to do because it includes trims, patterns, buttons, threads, etc. When you stitch, you cut the fabric, and sometimes it falls on the ground. Keeping your sewing space neat and tidy can be a tricky thing to do. It does not matter if you have a … Read more