Brother NQ3500D Sewing   Embroidery Machine Demo 450

Brother NQ3500D Innov-is Demo

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! ]

New Bobbin case for Brother Sewing Machine

How to Replace Your Bobbin Case – Laura Iglesias + Brother Sewing Machines

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! ]

Sew Casual Ballet-Style Flat Shoes Using a Sewing Machine - A Free Step by Step Tutorial

Sew Casual Ballet-Style Flat Shoes Using a Sewing Machine – A Free Step by Step Tutorial

Learn how to sew flat ballet-style shoes with a regular home sewing machine by following this detailed step-by-step sewing video tutorial with Cherie Paxton. You can create flat shoes in every color of the rainbow! Cherie will discuss shoe sole materials, and offer free sewing tips and tricks when making ballet flat style shoes. what’s … [ Read More at SWN! ]

See Inside a '50s Era Cocktail Dress on Gertie's Sewing Show

See Inside a ’50s Era Cocktail Dress on Gertie’s Sewing Show

“Let’s look inside an amazing ’50s era dress, complete with an inner corselet, boning, waist stay, built-in crinoline, horsehair braid and more with Gertie and in collaboration with Elna!  Sewing nerds unite!” – Gertie related: The Cocktail Dress – Sewing Projects by You Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing Removing a Thread or Cotton Jam from an … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Four Tips for Solving Skipped Stitches

Tips for Solving Skipped Stitches – from How To Sew

“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! ]

Free Sewing and Alterations Lessons

Sewing Machine Troubleshooting: Upper Thread Breaking

“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! ]

Industrial Sewing Machine Basics

How to Thread Industrial Sewing Machines with ProperFit Clothing Co.

Watch ProperFit Clothing Co. in this free video tutorial and learn industrial sewing machine basics: How to thread an industrial sewing machine. How to wind industrial sewing machine bobbin. How to adjust industrial sewing machine tension. What needles to use on your industrial sewing machine. How to install an industrial sewing machine needle. Adjusting commercial … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Troubleshooting Bobbin Problems in Your Sewing Machine

Troubleshooting Bobbin Problems in Your Sewing Machine

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! ]

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! ]