Ultimate Guide: Dressmaker Sewing Machine Models and History

You may need an ultimate guide to figure out who made what sewing machine and when. The sewing machine industry has changed a lot over the years since the machine was first invented and you need a scorecard

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How to Clean a Sewing Machine Like a Pro (9 Tips)

Someone has to do it. A sewing machine will not clean itself and it doesn’t do windows. But if you want to have your sewing machine last you for a very long time, you need to clean it on a regular basis.

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Troubleshooting: Rowenta Iron Leaks Water From Bottom

Nothing is perfect. We hope it can be but perfection is not something that can be obtained in this world. Even the top quality Rowenta irons do not scale the ladder to perfection although they do get close

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How Much are Bernina Sewing Machines? Are They Worth It?

Sewing may be your favorite hobby, but you do not want to spend a lot on a sewing machine. That is an okay concern as you can get a top sewing machine for a reasonable price. Bernina has quite a few waiting

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How do I Know if my Sewing Machine is Low Shank or High Shank?

Two becomes one. That is what you hope when you try to attach your presser foot to the shank. Unfortunately, presser feet are not all made the same. Nor are the different shanks that come with your sewing

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Kenmore History: Who Manufactures Kenmore Sewing Machines

History teaches you a lot even when it comes to sewing machines. Knowing who makes them for which department store can influence your buying decision. But like other department stores, Sears has used a

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Hem Price List: How Much Does it Cost to Hem Pants or Dress

It may be a bit costly to get your clothes hemmed just right. There is a lot of work involved in correctly hemming different clothing items. Be prepared to pay top dollar when your pants or shirts need

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Using Upholstery Fabric for Clothes: Can You Use It?

Ever since Scarlet O’Hara made a dress out of drapes in Gone With the Wind, people have been making clothing out of upholstery fabric. It is a stylish and great idea as upholstery fabric may be more

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19 Different Parts of a Sewing Machine (Names and Functions)

The sewing machine is an integral part of home life. It is there for years helping you to repair torn pants, blouses, uniforms, and even wedding dresses. Learning the different parts of the sewing machine

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Bernina Models History: How Old is my Bernina Sewing Machine?

To some history is boring. But to others knowing where their sewing machine came from helps them find the right parts and more. History can be an exciting topic especially when it deals with a product

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