Sew Better! 8 BEST Beginner Sewing Machine Tips from The Last Stitch

8 Best Beginner Sewing Tips – Sew Better with The Last Stitch

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…

Electronic vs Mechanical Sewing Machines

The Difference Between Mechanical Sewing Machines and Electronic Sewing Machines

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! ]

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Sewing with Vinyl

  The other half had a significant birthday in May, and I bought him a cigar box guitar  (Yes, that is a guitar made out of a wooden cigar box) and he bought an amplifier to use with it.   He asked me to make covers for them.  Instead I made a cover for my … [ Read More at SWN! ]