Sewing over pins can be a contentious subject for many sewers. Some sewers make it a rule to never sew over pins and others have always sewed that way. Sewing over pins is a personal choice, and the type of pin you use can have an effect. Ashley Hough from National Sewing Circle talks about some … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Knowing which thread weight to choose is an important part of any sewing project. Thread that is too fine can cause your project to fall apart. Thread that is thicker and heavier can tear your fabric. These free videos offer valuable information, tips, and tricks for choosing the best thread for your projects every time! The … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Where Melanie gets her sewing machines http://bit.ly/sewminithings The sewing machine featured is a Juki HZL LB- 5020 and typically retails for $299. A great cutting mat, basic ruler and rotary cutter set. Some favorite specialty quilting rulers A Bluetooth speaker http://amzn.to/2gsZXgE Clover glass head pins Quilty Box Ceramic Cats (?) Search on Etsy.com, or, look at local gift shops Clover Wonder Clips Thread … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Create your own sewing & quilting wrist cuff with this free step by step tutorial from Feeling Stitchy! Easily store your snips, needles, etc while keeping your tools close and portable. This is a fun and free sewing project that makes a practical and sew very useful accessory for anyone who likes to do … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Let’s Learn To Sew put this great sewing video series together with some great information about some of the various sewing and quilting tools, notions, and sewing machine feet commonly used. Learn how to make an over-sized ironing board, how to make cement pattern weights, how to change your sewing machine needle, see how to make … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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from Howcast Sewing Machine Repair For the Home Sewer from: Annie’s Combo Pack Needles – 9/pkg. – $9.99 at Annies Machine needles in several styles and sizes. Package includes: Universal (1-10, 2-12, 1-14), Stretch (1-11, 1-14), Denim (1-14,1-16), Twin (1-2.0). 9/pkg. Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!
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! ]
Jenny Doan shows us yet another way to use the nifty 5″ Tumbler Template with this fast and easy patriotic quilting project that’s perfect to hang proudly each 4th of July. To find the supplies needed to make the Patriotic The Tumbler Flag Quilt project, follow the links below: 5″ Tumbler Template (sized for charm packs) American … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Learn how to use pinking shears to trim the seam allowances or pattern piece edges of your sewing projects to prevent fraying and unravelling! with FashionSewingBlogTV with Deborah Moebes More seam finishing at SWN: Video: Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish – Watch how to stitch & pink seam allowances with these step-by-step instructions. Video: Two Great … [ Read More at SWN! ]