Category Archives for Sewing 101

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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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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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How Does a Sewing Machine Work? (Helpful Mechanism Guide)

When technology helped invent the sewing machine it was supposed to make your sewing life a lot simpler, easier and faster to do. Learning how a sewing machine works is a great way to keep your sewing

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Are Knitting and Sewing the Same Is Crocheting Easier

Are Knitting and Sewing the Same? Is Crocheting Easier?

Being new at any hobby makes room for a lot of questions on a daily basis, especially if we’re serious about mastering it. But when it comes to fiber arts, it sometimes feels like we’ll never stop

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Are All Bobbins the Same A Guide to Sewing Machine Bobbins

Are All Bobbins the Same? A Guide to Sewing Machine Bobbins

One of the most bewildering devices out there is definitely a sewing machine. Why exactly? Because there are just too many buttons, small parts, and knobs to push or pull. As a result, people often fail

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Does Sewing Thread Expire? What To Do With the Old Thread?

Does Sewing Thread Expire? What To Do With the Old Thread?

Even though you may think that buying a large box of vintage thread on sale sounds like a good idea, it may turn out to be quite the opposite. You know how all good things come to an end? Well, not to

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Sewing Machine Needles (Types, Colors, Sizes)

Complete Guide to Sewing Machine Needles (Types, Colors, Sizes)

This complex guide will start by answering a rather simple question – What are sewing machine needles used for? After that, we will introduce all the types of different sewing needles, as well as all

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Are Expensive Sewing Machines Worth It How Much to Pay

Are Expensive Sewing Machines Worth It? How Much to Pay?

The question of whether or not we should get the most expensive sewing machines our money can buy is tricky to navigate. The answer definitely depends on many different factors we’ll discuss today. So

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Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Needle and Thread

Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Needle and Thread

When it comes to sewing, reading a pattern is just the tip of the iceberg. In order to create fabulous clothing that will fit us like a glove, we need the right needles and threads.But how do we decide

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