Is a Coverstitch Machine Worth It

Is a Coverstitch Machine Worth It

Sewing machines are an investment and one that you should think about carefully before making. With so many different models and brands available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all your options. Coverstitch machines are a relatively new type of sewing machine that can be used to create topstitching in such products as jeans and … Read more

Why Is My Sewing Machine Not Sewing (12 Reasons)

Why Is My Sewing Machine Not Sewing

There’s nothing worse than trying to sew a seam and having your machine suddenly stop sewing. The needle will just sit there, unmoving, and you’ll be left wondering what to do.  Fortunately, most of the time there’s an easy fix for this problem. Here are some common reasons why your machine won’t sew. The needle … Read more

Why Is My Sewing Machine Not Moving the Fabric – Here Are The Causes

Why Is My Sewing Machine Not Moving the Fabric

Sewing machines are a fantastic tool for creating beautiful and unique garments. However, there are some common issues that new sewers may encounter when using their machines. One of the most common issues is when the sewing machine does not move the fabric through the machine.  This can be caused by several different factors and … Read more

Why Does My Needle Keep Unthreading – Causes And Solutions

Why Does My Needle Keep Unthreading

Have you ever started sewing a garment and after a few stitches, your needle starts unthreading?. It’s frustrating to have your sewing machine needle come unthreaded when you’re in the middle of a project. Here are some reasons why your sewing machine thread keeps unthreading and how to fix them: You’re Not Feeding Your Fabric … Read more

Thread Keep Bunching Underneath The Fabric: Here is Why

Thread Keep Bunching Underneath The Fabric

Sewing machines are designed to make sewing easier, but they can also cause problems if they’re not used correctly. One of these problems is threads bunching under the fabric. Sewing machine thread bunching is usually due to a problem with the bobbin tension. This may be caused by several reasons, including a poorly wound bobbin … Read more

Sewing Machine Stitches Not Catching – Cause & Solutions

Sewing Machine Stitches Not Catching - Cause & Solutions

It is so frustrating when stitches on your sewing machine don’t catch on the fabric. It’s not only frustrating, but it can also be extremely time-consuming and frustrating to re-thread your machine.  This happens to everyone at one time or another, but there are ways to troubleshoot it. Here are some common reasons why your … Read more

Sewing Machine Loose Stitches on Bottom: Causes and Solutions

Sewing Machine Loose Stitches on Bottom

Loose stitches on a sewing machine are one of the most common problems that sewers face.  A loose stitch happens when the needle doesn’t pull the thread through the fabric completely. The fabric will look as though it’s been skipped over, or you may see little “hairs” sticking out from underneath your seam. It’s often … Read more

How to Sew on a Patch with a Sewing Machine in 4 Simple Steps

How to Sew on a Patch with a Sewing Machine

In the sewing world, we refer to patches as ‘appliqués’. You can have a patch or appliqué added to your favorite garment. This can spruce up a pair of jeans or make a plain shirt look so much more appealing. If you have a hole in your favorite shirt, some damaged jeans, or a hoodie … Read more

How to Use a Janome Sewing Machine in 8 Steps

how to use a janome sewing machine

If you’re planning to get into a new hobby, learning how to use a sewing machine is an exciting place to start. Sewing machines can look a little daunting at first, but once you get the hang of it, they’re actually quite simple. Whether you just want to sew some pillowcases, curtains or are dreaming of starting … Read more

How to Use a Brother Sewing Machine for Beginners

How to Use a Brother Sewing Machine for Beginners

Ever wanted to know how to use a sewing machine? You’re not alone, most people don’t even know how to thread a sewing machine, let alone sew something. Many people think that using a sewing machine is hard, but it’s not. It just takes practice. After all, you wouldn’t expect to be able to play the piano after … Read more