Sewing Machine Troubleshooting

Why Does My Thread Keep Breaking While I Sew?

You’re probably here because you’re frustrated with your sewing machine. Take a deep breath and I’ll try to help. One of the most common problems

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How to Sew Sewing Sewing Products

What’s the Difference Between a Sewing Machine and a Serger?

A serger is a special type of sewing machine that can sew and finish seams at the same time. It uses three to four threads

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Sewing Products

Cheap Alternative to a Serger: Convert Your Sewing Machine

A serger is a very good investment because it enables you to finish off seam edges more quickly, and even sew entire projects in half

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How to Sew

How to Store Fabric for an Indefinite Amount of Time

I tend to buy more fabric than I need for my sewing projects, which means I am constantly adding to my fabric supply. Plus, sometimes

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Sewing Machine Troubleshooting

Why Does My Sewing Machine Needle Keep Breaking?

You’re probably reading this article because you are tired of your needle breaking on your sewing machine, and you can’t figure out why it is

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How to Sew

How to Mark Notches When Cutting Out Sewing Pieces

When I was learning to sew, my sewing teacher always had me cut little triangles that poked out from the seam allowance wherever there was

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How to Sew

How to Care for Sewing Scissors

Sewing scissors are one of the most important tools to have in your sewing kit. Invest in a good pair of sewing scissors or shears and

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How to Sew

Simple Way to Prevent Fabric Stretching While Cutting

A common mistake people make when cutting out pattern pieces is letting the excess fabric hang off the edge of their cutting surface. If you’ve ever

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Scrapbooking

Getting Color Inspiration for Scrapbook Pages

If you’re like most scrapbookers, you have tons of paper and other scrapbook supplies at your fingertips. That doesn’t make it any easier to choose

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How to Sew

How to Find the Perfect Thread Match for Your Fabric

One of the most important things for achieving professional quality results on a sewing project is to use thread that perfectly matches your fabric. You

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