Serger Alternative: Using the Overlock Foot on a Regular Sewing Machine

Serger Alternative: Using the Overlock Foot on a Regular Sewing Machine

“Using an overlock foot to finish off raw edges on seams is an excellent alternative to sewing with a serger/overlocker. If your sewing machine doesn’t have a stitch setting for an overlock stitch, fear not. Simply use the zig-zag stitch which comes as a standard feature on most sewing machines. Don’t forget, if you have any sewing-related questions or … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

Designer, pattern maker and sewing instructor Steffani Lincecum teaches you how to identify and use 11 of the most common sewing feet. Start with zipper and buttonhole feet, then learn how to use blind-hem and rolled-hem feet to finish your work like a pro. Finish with a tour of popular optional feet that help you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Install and Use the Flower Stitch Foot - Presser Foot

How to Install and Use the Flower Stitch Foot – Free Tutorial

This is a great video tutorial from Sewing Parts Online that not only shows us how to use the flower stitch decorative sewing machine foot, but how to install it. Two thumbs up!   “Create symmetrical flower designs and eyelet holes on your sewing machine with the Flower Stitch Foot! This decorative foot is exactly … [ Read More at SWN! ]

You Can Sew a Textured Designer Pillow - Free Video from Cynthia Dickerson

You Can Sew a Textured Designer Pillow – Free Video from Cynthia Dickerson

  This is a fun decorative stitching technique demonstrated by Cynthia Dickerson using a ruffler foot attachment to make a luxurious designer-look pillow. Cynthia created a way to use a ruffler foot to make ruffles the whole width and length of your material. This pillow finishes with a very sophisticated style that you would expect to … [ Read More at SWN! ]