Category Archives for Sewing Tips


How to Keep Sewing Machine Foot Pedal in Place (DIY Pad)

Sewing is not without its challenges. Forget about getting the needle threaded right or following the pattern correctly. There are other challenges that come with sewing that may distract you and end up

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Tips To Build or Buy The Best Sewing Chair (Top 9 Chairs)

Chairs matter. When you are sewing by hand, you can make do with any comfortable chair. You just curl up with your sewing and relax as you work. But when you are spending a lot of time at your sewing machine,

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Embroidery File Format: What is a dst File?

Technology and computers are everywhere. You may just want a good sewing machine to do your sewing hobby or make fine clothes for you and your family. Unfortunately, these days you need to understand technology

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Troubleshooting Bernina Sewing Machine (Fix & Repair Guide)

Even these top quality machines develop problems over time. One way to save some money is to check on how severe the problem is and if you can fix it yourself, then do it. Not every problem needs a repairman.One

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How to Embroider Letters on a Shirt and More (hand/machine)

How to Embroider Monograms by Hand: Adding monograms to decorative fabrics can add a lovely personal touch to the finished article. Embroidering letters by hand can be a tricky business for a novice but

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Does Viscose Shrink When You Wash It? (Tips To Avoid It)

Keeping kids in clothes is hard enough. They grow too fast to have the ones you bought last for very long. Then when you add in shrinking possibilities, their clothes and yours may head to the thrift store

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5 Sewing Substitutes: What Can I Use Instead of Interfacing?

There will come a time when you run out of interface and you will be too far away from a store to get your supplies built up again. The good news is that you can make substitutions to make sure you have

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Finding Ellen Griswold Keyhole Blouse for Sale (Pattern)

It is only a movie, yet the fashion worn by the stars during its filming, have a lot of people scouring the world to find the pattern. Movies provide sewers with lots of fashion inspiration and one keyhole

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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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