There is nothing worse than sitting down to work on a project, only to find your sewing machine doesn’t want to cooperate! Today, I’d like to cover a few common sewing blunders that you can fix yourself at home.
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 […]