Just like a car, a sewing machine requires occasional maintenance to keep it running smoothly. In between tune-ups, there are a few things you can do to keep your machine happy.
I know, I know – that tension dial is a scary thing. It doesn’t have to be, I swear! Most sewers have no issue with adjusting the stitch type, length and width. However, that last dial (or button, if you have a computerized machine) is terrifying. Many refuse to touch it with a ten-foot pole. […]
Now that we have a firm grasp on bobbins, let’s cover the part of the machine required to use them – bobbin cases.
Today I would like to cover a topic that can be very confusing – sewing machine bobbins and bobbin cases. It is very common in our shop to see misplaced and incorrect bobbins. I couldn’t possibly cover every type of bobbin in this post, but by the end of this primer, you’ll understand what your […]
What’s this? This, my friends, is the official blog of Aspenleiter Sewing & Vacuum. If you’ve been to our Facebook page, you may be familiar with Sarah’s Sewing Tips. This blog is the upgraded version, which will be full of new content that will be easier to browse.