When it comes to sewing, it can be incredibly helpful to know about some of the best tips and tricks to follow. After all, sewing can be a potentially tricky task in some instances, and any tips or tricks that can help to offset this are always worth considering! Luckily, we’re on hand today to give you some further support and ideas about how to improve your own sewing efforts, so you can make the most of every opportunity!
If you want to get better at using your sewing machine, follow these eight simple steps from Johanna Lundström, the author of Master the Coverstitch Machine and Sewing Activewear, that will make your garment sewing look sew much more professional! Johanna discusses and demonstrates releasing and balancing the tension, needle down when starting a seam, pulling back the thread, stitch length and width, sewing straight and guiding fabrics…
A free video lesson series with Laura Coia of Sew Very Easy!
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EverSewn Sparrow 20 Eversewn Sparrow 20 Sewing Machine Overview with Leah Day Leah Day is an award-winning quilter and the creative force behind the Free Motion Quilting Project. She has authored several books, including Free Motion Quilting: From Feathers to Flames, and teaches workshops on Craftsy and around the U.S. The EverSewn Sparrow 20 is a computerized … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Take a look at the EverSewn Sparrow 30 sewing machine in this free demo video from the folks from American Quilter Magazine. Learn about the great features in this guided video tour. The Sparrow 30 boasts automatic needle threading, 310 stitch patterns in total, including 32 utility, 84 decorative, and 2 full alphabets. Decorative stitches … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A fun and interesting video record of the Bernina sewing machine company. Bernina has been shaping the future of the sewing machine industry for 125 years. Founded in 1893 by Karl Friedrich Gegauf, the company stands for Swiss precision, quality and innovation. Today, Bernina continues to build sewing and quilting machines that allow your imagination soar … [ Read More at SWN! ]
In this video series “My BERNINA & Me”, creative people from around the world showcase their favourite BERNINA model: More Bernina at SWN: Sewing Channel: Bernina Users bernette Introduces the Chicago 5 Sewing Machine Topic: Bernina Fashion Show – Houston Quilt Festival Topic: Bernina Sewing Machine Introduction Topic: BERNINA 3 Series Tutorial: Introduction Topic: Bernina Felting Foot Video Topic: Free … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]