Serger Care & Maintenance
Like most machines with many mechanical components, a serger requires regular care and maintenance to keep it in good condition. A well-maintained serger can last for a long time.
A knit is a fabric made from interlocking looped stitches. Because of this construction, knits shed wrinkles well, are comfortable to wear, and are easy to sew because they do not ravel
Sewing Machine Essentials
Here're some essential elements of basic sewing: needles, thread, and bobins.
Building a Cooperative Spirit Via Quilting & Sewing
Could something as simple as quiltmaking be valuable to today's youth? The answer is a resounding YES! Many lessons can be learned through the understanding, planning and the construction of a quilt.
Sewing Patterns For Plus Size Children
Plus size children and overweight children need patterns and clothing that fit THEIR "larger than average" measurements. Sadly, neither ready made clothing nor commercial patterns address the real issue of children's measurements.
These days, sewing patterns are widely available. Almost any department store or even some discount stores carry sewing supplies and some even carry sewing machines.
Sewing A Button On By Hand
Sewing a button on to clothes doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact I take just a few minutes to sew them on.
What Is A Serger?
A serger is a special-purpose sewing machine. It cuts sewing time considerably, because it trims and overcasts raw fabric edges as it sews the seam
Sewing Tools - Miscellaneous Equipment
Many kinds of special equipment are designed to save time in layout, construction and pressing. The more you sew, the more these aids will become necessities.
Sewing Tools - Pressing Tools
Pressing as you sew is one important procedure often neglected. It is different from ironing. In pressing, instead of gliding the iron over the fabric, you move the iron very little while it is in contact with the fabric. Use minimum pressure on the iron and press in the direction of the fabric grain. Your pattern directions usually tell when to press. Press each stitched seam before crossing with another. Press on the wrong side to prevent iron shine.