Join Julia of Stitches by Julia while she tests the fabric crayons by Tulip and creates a pretty quilted spring pillow! Julia uses the blend-able and smudge-able crayons that are machine washable once her project is heat set with an iron…
Melly Sews shows us five ways to turn a long strip of fabric with a seam, such as a bag strap, or arms and legs for a doll. Five ways to turn straps right side out when sewing – using a tube turner, a loop turner, and a safety pin. Melly Sews also offers a … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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.
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! ]