In this article, you will learn the only three stitches a sewing machine must have for you to sew just about anything your heart desires; the difference between a mechanical vs. computerized sewing machine; a budget-friendly tip on presser feet; and how to test drive a sewing machine to make sure it is a good fit for your needs.
In this article, you will learn about right angles and how they protect your back and reduce fatigue so you can sew comfortably for long stretches of time and for years to come. You will also learn about the importance of good lighting.
In this article, you will learn all of the most important parts found on every modern sewing machine. After reading this article, you will be no stranger to the anatomy of a sewing machine.
In this article, you will learn all about the most common presser feet; low vs. high shank sewing machines; how to measure shank height; the two types of presser feet; and how to change a presser feet.
In this article, you will learn the three common types of bobbins; how to do a bobbin pre-check; how to wind a bobbin; the two most common types of bobbin cases; how to load a filled bobbin in its case; and the importance of cleaning the bobbin area and how.
In this article you will learn how to check sewing machine needle quality; how to change a sewing machine needle; how to thread and unthread a sewing machine; how to draw up the bobbin thread manually; what sound a dull needle makes; how to discard a dull needle safely, and so much more.
In this article, you will learn the very least you need to know about stitch type, stitch length and stitch width and the three most important stitches on your sewing machine.
In this article, you will learn the truth about sewing machine tension; why you should probably leave well enough alone; the three keys to balanced tension; how to troubleshoot tension; and how to adjust it if you must.
In this article, you will learn how to clean your sewing machine thoroughly; why a clean sewing machine is critical; the truth about oiling your machine; when you should take your machine in for a professional cleaning and service; and how to store your machine.
In this article, you will learn the importance of your sewing machine manual; the solutions to the most common sewing machine problems; the 4-step troubleshooting flow; and the #1 sewing machine troubleshooting tip!