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There are several ways to finish the edges of a garment, and one of them is the stitch in the ditch. This technique is universally used in sewing everyday garments and quilts. It is a popular method that can be accomplished in machine quilting while using a walking foot and is often referred to as an even feed foot. ...

If you’re new to sewing, one of the earliest challenges that you may need to overcome is understanding the differences between a serger and a coverstitch machine. Many people believe that these two machines are basically the same thing, but that is a mistake. They make look similar at first glance, but they are quite ...

Even the best seamstress with the best sewing machine can experience a sewing machine skipping stitches. This can be very frustrating to the user and cause damage to the fabric being worked on. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why a sewing machine skips stitches and what you can do about it. What Does it ...

Anyone who has never sewn with a sewing machine will find it very complicated at first. But once you understand the basics, everything is much easier. The basics of operation are the same no matter what brand or model your machine is. Our article shows you in principle the basics, how to set up, and how to use a ...

Whether you’ve just bought your first, brand-new sewing machine or you haven’t quite yet taken the one from your closet out of its storage space and put it to work, you might need a bit of help when it comes to learning how to sew. But just like with anything in life—we can start with the absolute basics—how to sew ...

Torn between picking between a mechanical vs computerized sewing machine? We’re here to help! For the longest time, the mechanical sewing machine was dominant. It’s not until the late 1900s that the computer-controlled version was introduced. So, do you take advantage of technology, move with the times and pick the ...

If you’re an avid sewer or embroiderer, you’ll know that a lot has changed since your grandmother’s original needle and cotton days. Technology has influenced almost every part of our lives these days, and your embroidery hobby is no different. Different embroidery and sewing software programs have increased the ...

Do you want to save money on buying clothes? Or perhaps you want to wear a different type of fashion that you don’t typically find in clothing stores. Then perhaps we can show you how to make sewing patterns. Making your own sewing patterns is an excellent way to save money on expensive attire and it’s an ideal hobby ...

Introduction Before you invest in a sewing machine, there is an important factor you must consider; the sewing machine anatomy. Though sewing machines are all made with the same purpose kept in mind, they can be constructed differently depending on their brand. Naturally, each brand will have their own method of ...

The quilting field has transitioned from what it was in the 1920s. Today, you have the option to quilt using your hands or a machine. The long-arm quilting machine has helped many people start the beautiful art of quilting. But let us first understand what long-arm quilting is. What is long-arm quilting? ...