What Does Cashmere Feel Like? (Does Cashmere Make You Itch?)

Cashmere is famed for being one of the most luxurious fabrics in the world. Superbly breathable, lightweight, and insulating, it’s a popular (albeit expensive) choice for any number of garment types

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How to Date a Featherweight Sewing Machine (History, Cost)

Knowing how old your sewing machine is goes a long way in determining its value. Once you get the value then you can decide if you want to hang onto your machine or sell it to make a few extra dollars.To

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The Vintage Fleetwood Sewing Machine (History, Models)

All that glitters is not gold. Sometimes it is called fool’s gold because it looks great and shines as gold does but in reality it is just a fake metal. That is the reality of many vintage sewing machines.

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The Globe Sewing Machine Company and Price (510, 550, 896)

Sometimes you can get a lot of interesting facts and other times you are scraping the bottom of the barrel to find anything on a given topic. The different makers of sewing machines are not excluded from

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How to Sew Silk Without Puckering (Thread, Needle, and Tips)

Sewing may seem easy to the untrained eye at least. But the reality is sewing has a lot of pitfalls and fabric dangers that could ruin any sewing project. Learning how to avoid those pitfalls is the smart

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The Antique Elgin Sewing Machine (Company, Value, Review)

In the late 19th and early 20th century, it seems like just about everyone wanted to make life easier. From its inception, the sewing machine was seen as an appliance that made home life easier.There is

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Dating a Free Westinghouse Sewing Machine (Value, History)

It can be a good story for the most part when you research the history of the different sewing machine companies. Many of the old brands have similarities like the men behind the machine and who was the

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The Vintage Graybar Sewing Machine (History, Value, Review)

History does more than just provide boring dates. It provides one with all sorts of facts and information. Plus, those facts and information help establish the value of an old sewing machine and help you

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How to Sew Chiffon Without Puckering (11 Sewing Chiffon Tips)

There are so many things that can go wrong when working with different fabrics. When you concentrate on one problem another will pop up just to annoy you. There are steps you can take to solve many sewing

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How to Hem Chiffon (With Tape, Serger or Sewing Machine)

When things get difficult their beauty seems to diminish. That seems to be the way it is with some really nice fabrics. The harder they are to work with the enthusiasm for the fabric drains away. Not every

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