woman working on a pfaff machine
If you’re interested in buying a new sewing machine - it is not an easy task. There are so many brands and so many models to choose from. While your skill level, budget, and ambitions play a significant part, you should always go for reputable brands. They have the best customer support, and it is easier to find other...
close up of a quilting machine
Many quilters can make do with a regular sewing machine. However, larger projects can prove to be tricky due to lack of throat space. That’s why long-arm machines were invented, to make quilters’ lives easier. However, they too have their drawbacks from an average user’s perspective. Firstly, they usually cost thousands of bucks. Secondly, they might easily take up...
Bernette 35 Swiss Design Sewing Machine side view
If you were to snatch a glimpse of an average sewing room anywhere in the US, you would probably find a Brother, Baby Lock or a Singer (or multiple of those) sitting there. It’s debatable whether those are the best sewing machine brands, but they are certainly most popular. Bernina probably wouldn’t make it to top three. Nevertheless, many...
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...
SINGER Serger 2-3-4 machine on the table
Sooner or later every sewist comes to the point to ask a question: is it time to buy a serger machine? If you still don’t have a serger and want to buy one, Singer 14CG754 may be the best choice for you. It is a low-cost serger machine, yet it performs much better than most of the entry-level models. But,...
accessories needed for the canvas sewing machine
Finding a quality sewing machine is not a problem, nowadays. However, finding a machine that fits your needs perfectly can be quite tricky. If you are looking for the best canvas sewing machine, it doesn’t get any easier. Industrial machines that will sew through anything can cost you an arm and a leg. On the other hand, budget sewing...
Juki HZL-F600 sewing machine
I’m extremely grateful that I don’t have to buy a new sewing machine. The market is overflowing with brands, types, series, so much so that a single glance at it makes my head spin. Even if I had thousands of bucks to splurge on a new workhorse, it wouldn’t make it any less easier. Should I buy a commercial...
embroidery on a machine
The art of embroidery has a long history. While first embroidery machines were invented in the 19th century, hand embroidery goes back to ancient history. Embroidery was practiced in ancient Greece, Egypt, and China. The art and craft that we love have a long tradition. While it is well worth preserving and pursuing, sometimes you have to get rid...
Brother PE525 side view
Brother PE525 Embroidery Machine is an embroidery only machine. It appears on many charts and seems to be quite popular with users. I will take a closer look at it to see what all the fuss is about. Sewing machines have changed quite a lot throughout more than 150 years of history and evolution. It is only natural that technological...
Brother Sewing Machine ST371HD
If you are a novice or intermediate sewist, acquiring a heavy-duty sewing machine probably isn’t at the top of your list. And why would it be? Not everybody needs to deal with thick fabrics such as leather or denim, much less multiple layers of those. Also, you probably don’t need a performance monster that would allow you to stitch...