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mesh fabric
Have you ever passed by a piece of pretty mesh fabric, but decided not to buy it just because you didn't know how to use it? Well, it’s time to change that.Mesh fabric has so many potential uses. While it comes with certain challenges, it is not that difficult to sew. So, you shouldn’t waste some good opportunities just...
viscose
What fabric is soft, luxurious, flowy, vivid, and affordable? If the word “affordable” was missing from the question, I would bet my sewing machine that the answer would have been silk. But, silk is pretty expensive. Well, if you don’t know the answer, it is viscose.It is a fabric that is widely used yet many people don’t really know...
Colorful needle bed with sewing pins
When I first started sewing, I knew I needed sewing pins. So, I walked into a sewing shop only to find out that there were so many different kinds! Seriously? They were not all the same, so how to choose a proper kind? I decided to buy the prettiest kind assuming that it can’t be a big deal. Oh...
Sewing Machine Needles
Sewing machine needles look very different from hand sewing needles. Best Sewing machine needles have their eyes located very close to their points, or the tip of the needle. The eye is followed by a flat scarf of metal with a groove in it followed by the shaft of the needle which has a rounded side and a flat side....
old sewing machine seen from close up
The interest in vintage items is on the rise over the last couple of years. Every year there are more shops and events that sell or celebrate vintage clothing, vintage furniture, vintage cars, and many other vintage items. Sewists didn’t skip this new-old trend. Vintage sewing machines are in demand as well. Why we love these old items, and...
mini sewing machine
The mini sewing machine is both highly praised and criticized by sewists. Critics usually say that they are no better than toys, can’t sew through thick fabric, and they are not nearly as durable as good old metal sewing machines.But these harsh words are unjust and wrong founded. I have to say that these critics got it all wrong....
various sewing tables content
When it comes to sewing tables, size does matter. Not that there are any strict rules, though. Someone might prefer a large, spacious sewing tables with loads of drawers, big and small, to accommodate both the bulkiest and the tiniest items. Others have their sewing gear confined to very small rooms, which means they definitely couldn’t make use of...
sewing machine case
Every seamstress knows that it takes time, effort, and research to choose a sewing machine. We are pretty meticulous when buying fabric as well (even though we always buy more than we need). However, we aren’t that thorough when we are buying a sewing machine case.Maybe it’s not necessary to overthink cases, totes and other storage or carrying options....
singer 4452 heavy duty side view
If you need a machine that will cut through leather, canvas, denim, vinyl, and even upholstery as well as regular, lightweight fabrics, you may want to consider buying Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machine. Even though the designers had thick fabrics in mind when making this model, the adjustable presser foot pressure makes it convenient to sew lightweight materials...
A comparison between two popular sewing machine brands in the US, Janome, and Brother. Both have their strengths and weaknesses.Brother and Janome are two prominent sewing machine brands in the US. Brother is the most popular sewing machine brand in the US, there is no question about that. Janome, on the other hand, is a brand which is fueled...

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