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Many people new to sewing or those that want to expand their horizons a little are probably already familiar with one or more sewing machines. But, how many of those same sewers know what a serger is and if they need one for their projects? A sewing machine and a serger are very different, even though they may appear ...

Hand sewing is a useful skill, but it’s simply not capable of producing uniform and strong stitches that you can achieve with a sewing machine. However, when you have a machine sewn seam, the first and the last stitches are always the weakest points. For this reason, many sewers protect these weaker stitches with a ...

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 ...

How to make a custom dress form Custom dress forms are a great way to ensure the clothes you make are the right size and shape, with the flow, hug, or contour you want. Unfortunately, getting a custom-made dress form can become expensive. If you’re making clothes as a business, then you’ll come across different ...

When working on a sewing project or any project for that matter the most anticipated portion of this experience is the end result. Seeing how your handy work turns out and marvel at your skill and prowess is the most gratifying point of a sewing experience, aside from being paid for it of course. But then your sewing ...

So you have learnt how to sew and now want to up your game to the next level, embroidery. Or maybe you just had a fascination with embroidery and want to try it out. Maybe it’s a group project you started, or maybe you are just bored and want to learn something new. Whatever it is that lured you towards this read it ...

The truth is sewing is not hard, it is basic stuff, really. However, sewing well is not easy either and it is even harder to sew perfectly. Worry not nonetheless, with the sewing tips and techniques compiled in this article you will be well on your way to making some decent stitches in just a couple of paragraphs. ...

Whether you have a regular sewing machine or an industrial one, you must take good care of it. Taking good care of your machine may mean everything from oiling and cleaning it regularly to taking it to a professional to have it examined from time to time. If you ignore this, chances are, the overall performance of ...

You want to make new curtains, but you don’t have a sewing machine, or, you don’t know how a sewing machine works? Is this really possible to make curtains without sewing? Are the curtains just going to end up a huge mess? These are the questions that so many people are asking. Especially those that are looking for ...

Do you want to display the logo of your favorite brand on your jacket? Do you want to display the skills your kids learned at a summer camp on their backpack or jacket? Do you want to hide torn spots on your clothes without taking them to a tailor? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, this article is for ...

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