Evelyn Wood shares 14 things she wishes she knew as a beginner sewer. Evelyn discusses her sewing tips for tools, machines, fear of cutting fabrics, patterns, fitting, being overwhelmed, and the sewing process as a beginner. Watch this free video and listen to Evelyn’s very best tips for those of us who are beginner sewing enthusiasts…
There are specialized needles for most types of machines and fabrics, and many different sizes and purposes. The information found printed on the packaging the needles are displayed in tells us just about everything we need to know, but do you know what it means? Classification, brand, needle type and size. Laura Coia from Sew … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Create your own sewing & quilting wrist cuff with this free step by step tutorial from Feeling Stitchy! Easily store your snips, needles, etc while keeping your tools close and portable. This is a fun and free sewing project that makes a practical and sew very useful accessory for anyone who likes to do … [ 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! ]
from Howcast Sewing Machine Repair For the Home Sewer from: Annie’s Combo Pack Needles – 9/pkg. – $9.99 at Annies Machine needles in several styles and sizes. Package includes: Universal (1-10, 2-12, 1-14), Stretch (1-11, 1-14), Denim (1-14,1-16), Twin (1-2.0). 9/pkg.
“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! ]
Is your sewing machine feeling tired and cranky lately? Why not treat it to a day of pampering and upkeep? Indulge your sewing machine with an “oil treatment“, massage it’s tired noisy gears, tighten the belts and reset the timing. Save money and do these relatively simple sewing machine repairs yourself at home or in the studio. Troubleshooting tips and techniques … [ Read More at SWN! ]