Category Archives for Sewing Tips


What is ITY Fabric and What to Make With It (Helpful Guide)

Helping you look your best! That is what fabric does well. It is more than just a covering. Good fabric makes sure that even out of shape bodies look better than they actually do. When you use good fabric

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What is Pocket Lining? (How to Fix or Mend Pocket Lining)

Pockets are not always given a lot of priority when sewing different clothing items. The reason for that is the pockets are hidden from view and do not usually add a lot to the fashion style of the shirt,

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Cloth Stuck in Zipper: How To Get Fabric Out of a Zipper

We have all been there. Zippers getting caught in a fabric is as common as the common cold. Everyone has this problem so there is no use getting embarrassed about it. Just free the fabric and continue

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Which Embroidery Machine Has The Largest Hoop? (Home 8×12)

Size matters even in embroidery work. But the key to doing great embroidery work is to not go beyond the hoop capacity your sewing machine is built to handle. Going larger is not always the solution you

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Finding a Sewing Pattern for Woodturning Smock (or Artist)

Patterns are not all made the same. They come with different purposes with some working well with knits and others that work well with smock fabrics. Getting the right pattern for your smock is essential

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What is a Serger Used For? (Do I Need a Serger Machine)

It is all in the machine, well almost all. You do need some sewing talent to make sure you create beautiful clothes and more. Using the right machine, like a Serger, will make sure that sewing talent rise

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Repair vs Replace: How Much Does Sewing Machine Repair Cost

Repair or replace. This is an ongoing debate everyone has with themselves when their treasured item is wearing down and showing signs of age. Even sewing machine owners go through it as they are comfortable

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12 Common Sewing Machine Repair Tools You Will Need

In the old days, most people did their repair work themselves and saved a lot of money. Having your own sewing machine repair tools in your home should have the same benefit for you.A Singer sewing machine

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Is Sitting With Legs Folded Under Bad For You? (Foot Tucked)

To fold your legs or not to fold them. That is the question. Comfort when sewing means a lot. For some people to sit comfortably means tucking their legs underneath them while sewing. Correct posture is

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Life Expectancy: How Long Will My Sewing Machine Last?

It is a common question to ask. Whenever someone buys a tool or electronic machine, one of the first questions they ask is how long will it last. It is a good question as people want to make sure they

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