Three experienced sewers offer their advice for choosing and shopping for a sewing machine. Stephanie covers machines for quilting, Erica discusses basic home sewing machines, and Melanie Ham reviews machines under $200 for the beginner! Good information here. Bookmark this page! Stephanie Soebing from Quilt Addicts Anonymous offers some advice for sewing machine shopping. This video … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Rob demonstrates how to check for timing problems in your home sewing machine. Learn easy fixes like switching out the needle as well as diagnostic tricks that will help you know if it’s time to take your machine in for a professional mechanical adjustment or circuit repair. Rob Appell from Man Sewing demonstrates how to … [ 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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Laura Iglesias’ Brother HE-240 sewing machine needed a new bobbin case, so she looked online and found a good price for a bobbin case for a Brother machine :) This video demonstrates the set-up and replacement of a new bobbin case for the Brother HE-240 home sewing & embroidery machine. Save yourself a trip to the sewing machine repair shop and … [ Read More at SWN! ]
“Ensure smooth stitching each time you start a project with our tips for solving your stitching woes. This is a Machine Minute brought to you by Baby Lock and the Grace machine. Visit www.howtosew.com for more sewing basics and easy projects.” – How to Sew Skipped Stitches: One More Reason Why with SewVeryEasy “One reason your machine … [ Read More at SWN! ]
“Usually when the upper thread breaks, you’ve got a couple of things going on. The thread could be caught on the thread spool spindle on the top or back of the machine. So, when your upper thread keeps breaking, make sure that it is not caught on the spool itself, or make sure that it … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Watch Jennifer Wiese as she troubleshoots her sewing machine bobbin dilemmas in this fabulous and informative Howcast sewing machine video! Does your bobbin still have you wound up? If you are still having trouble with your bobbin watch this quick (and quiet) video from Butterfly Embroidery demonstrating how bobbin thread tension is easily adjusted: More about bobbins … [ Read More at SWN! ]