Getting to Know Sewing Thread Types

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The massive variety of sewing thread types and sewing thread uses can feel overwhelming to a garment sewist. In this article, you will learn about thread fibers, how thread is made, thread types for sewing garments, and more. […]

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32 Ideas for What to Do with Old Sewing Machines

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What to do with old sewing machines is a question that many longtime sewists eventually encounter. In this article, you’ll get ideas on how to recycle old sewing machines; find a new home for an old sewing machine; and dispose of a non-working sewing machine correctly.

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Sewing Corners on Me-Made Garments Like a Pro

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A few tips on sewing corners can make the difference between a garment that looks homemade and a garment that looks handmade. Keep reading to discover how to sew different types of corners, what are the best tools for turning sharp points, and how to topstitch corners. […]

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Why is My Sewing Machine Skipping Stitches?

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There are many reasons (as you will see) as to why stitches skip. And, there are almost as many ways to resolve this short-term annoyance. This article will help you understand what is a skipped stitch, why they happen, and what remedies for stitch skips you can try. […]

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