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How to Find the End of a New Spool of Thread (Helpful Guide)

Getting the thread to unravel off a new spool doesn’t seem like it would be difficult to do. Yet time and again those spool manufacturers find new places to hide the ends so you can’t find them. It

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Curtain Making Price List: How Much do Custom Curtains Cost?

Everyone has them or has had them. Those friends and neighbors who want to use your sewing or other talents for nothing. While you do not want to ruin relationships, these requests take their toll on your

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Complete Sewing Machine Brands List (Best, Old, German)

There is not as many as there used to be. That is one of the tragic things about business. Good brands come and go. They may last for a century or more or they may not last 50 years. That is the way it

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How Much Electricity Does a Sewing Machine Use Per Hour?

Its all about power. Most people enjoy their sewing hobby. It gives them a peaceful amount of time to think, relax and get ready for when their loved ones come home. But at what cost? Sewing machines use

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How Big Are Sewing Machines? Sewing Machine Dimensions Size

Size matters, at least for some activities. The bigger bat you use the better chance of hitting a home run. Or the bigger car you own the better your social status. Even sewing machines have size issues

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What is a Sewing Machine Used For? (8 Common Uses)

Sewing machines save hours of work. They are great machines to have around the house as they help you save money when clothes get ripped or torn. These machines get the sewing job done fast so your kids

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How Much Does a Sewing Machine Weight? (33 Examples)

Baby’s birth weight is always noted. Everyone wants to know how big the child was when he or she was born. They make special note of the first weigh in with pride. Knowing the weight of a baby or a sewing

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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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