Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

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Spooky Halloween House Embroidery Design Tutorial from Burley Sew

Spooky Halloween House Embroidery Design Tutorial from Burley Sew

“Burley Sew is all about home sewing and embroidery machine videos! Learn beginning and advanced stitching and sewing techniques, sewing and embroidery tutorials, do it yourself (DIY) projects, sewing how-to’s, embroidery file digitizing and design along with many other projects. New videos are released weekly sometime between Wednesday and Friday. So check back every week … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Brother Persona PRS100 Single Needle Embroidery Machine Demo

“Persona PRS100 is the most versatile single needle embroidery machine featuring the latest in Brother innovation! Watch our video to learn more.” Published on Aug 8, 2015 by BrotherSews More embroidery and Brother sewing at SWN: Brother NQ3500D Quilting Embroidery and Sewing Machine Review! Create a Cut-work Tank Top with Angela Wolf – A Free Sewing Tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Sew a Fun Racetrack Dress or Halloween Costume with PinkChocolateBreak

Using her Brother DS140 sewing machine, Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak shows us how she stitched this hot racetrack dress for Halloween! “Halloween is right around the corner so I want to create something special for this occasion. Last year I gave it a try but since it was last minute, I didn’t really nail it when … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Made To Sew's Free Beginner's Sewing Course

Made To Sew: Free Beginner’s Video Sewing Course

Do you want to learn how to sew, or simply want to review some techniques? A free beginners sewing course will point you in the right direction! Aneka Truman of Made To Sew has launched FIVE FREE video sewing lessons that guide you from threading your sewing machine to the next steps to improve your accuracy matching seams and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Troubleshooting Bobbin Problems in Your Sewing Machine

How to Achieve Perfect Bobbin Tension Every Time

If you’re a long-arm quilter or own a sewing machine with a rotary bobbin, this video is for you. ZJ Humbach demonstrates how to use the TOWA Bobbin Case Tension Gauge to achieve perfect bobbin tension every time.  – National Quilters Circle More about bobbins and thread tension at SWN: Video: Exploring the Bobbin Case Video: … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Make Embroidered Baby Burp Cloths from Cloth Diapers!

How to Make Embroidered Baby Burp Cloths from Cloth Diapers!

Stitch a basic flat cloth diaper into a baby burp cloth with just a few simple steps! Burp cloths are a fantastic gift idea to sew for new parents. These sweet burp cloths feature fun fabric prints and cute embroidery embellishments for a unique look.  Creating one-of-a-kind gifts is sew rewarding! Written instructions for this tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]

35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis

Exhibit shows sewing’s evolution from hoop skirts to tablet cases – By Anna Pratt

Local group shows 35 years of home handiwork. Special to the Star Tribune AUGUST 14, 2015 How did sewing help hospital staffers who might have to deal with the Ebola crisis?   That’s one of the questions you could get answered at “35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Electronic vs Mechanical Sewing Machines

The Difference Between Mechanical Sewing Machines and Electronic Sewing Machines

Today almost all sewing machines produced run on electricity. To find a sewing machine run by a foot or knee treadle, you have to purchase an antique. Which makes the terms “mechanical sewing machine” and “electronic sewing machine” a bit confusing. Aren’t they all electronic? What the manufacturers of the machines mean to convey by … [ Read More at SWN! ]