Published by Al Jazeera English on Jan 4, 2016 A group of Syrian women in Turkey have set up their own factory to produce garments for families still in Syria. Read More: http://aje.io/SyrianClothesFactory Embed from Getty Images More related sewing news: 10-Year-old Uses His Allowance to Design, Sew Clothes for Homeless Sewing donations a way … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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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! ]
Angela Wolf shows us how to alter a sewing pattern to add bat-wing sleeves on It’s Sew Easy! More sleeve sewing techniques and tutorials at SWN: Video: How to Make a Bat-wing Shirt Video: Setting a Sleeve Video: Straight Sleeve Sloper Topic: Shirt Sleeves to Yoga Capris Photo: this is the butterfly sleeve Video: Pattern Cutting … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Local group shows 35 years of home handiwork. Special to the Star Tribune AUGUST 14, 2015 How did sewing help hospital staffers who might have to deal with the Ebola crisis? That’s one of the questions you could get answered at “35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Today almost all sewing machines produced run on electricity. To find a sewing machine run by a foot or knee treadle, you have to purchase an antique. Which makes the terms “mechanical sewing machine” and “electronic sewing machine” a bit confusing. Aren’t they all electronic? What the manufacturers of the machines mean to convey by … [ Read More at SWN! ]
For the past month I’ve had a new machine in my sewing room! Brother Canada approached us here at SWN to ask us if we would like to try the NQ3500D Fashionista sewing, quilting, and embroidery machine. It took me less than .5 seconds to say “CERTAINLY!”. Since the NQ3500D arrived, I’ve been “playing” with it every … [ Read More at SWN! ]
This computerized sewing and embroidery machine from Brother is fun to use! As a rookie machine embroiderer, and a beginner quilter, I had very little trouble using this machine. Brother provided manuals for all of the functions of this machine. The manuals are wonderfully easy to follow – which is a blessing for more visual … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]