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How to Put Thread in an Overlock Machine
Overlock sewing machines, also known as sergers, have a reputation for being difficult to thread. This is mainly because overlock machines hold multiple spools of thread, so you have to make sure to pass each thread through the correct threading path. Don’t worry if you’re feeling intimidated by the prospect of threading your overlock machine. With a little patience and practice, you
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19-08-2021, 21:40
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How to Use Pinking Shears
A nice, sharp pair of pinking shears can create a decorative hem after you've sewn a seam on your fabric. Choose a fabric that responds well to pinking shears, like woven materials or smooth fabrics. While you cut, cut carefully, and sharpen your shears often for a precise hem. Although the zig-zag design can be an appealing decoration, avoid using pinking shears on anything but fabric.
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3-05-2021, 16:50
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How to Make Liquid Starch
Liquid starch has many uses, from sewing, to quilting, to arts and crafts. If you ran out of liquid starch, or if you simply want a more natural option, why not make your own? It is very easy to make and costs much less in the long run. Best of all, it natural and does not contain any of the chemicals that many store-bought starches have.
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12-04-2021, 13:50
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How to Make Your Own Bias Tape
Bias tape (also known as bias binding) has a plethora of purposes: a seam finish, a waistband, a quick hem alternative, a substitute for facings, and certainly many others. But if you don't want to use the few colors of plain cotton they have at the store, or if you don't want to run to the store at all, make your own!
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7-12-2020, 20:40
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How to Choose and Use a Rotary Cutter
Not so long ago, the only choice for cutting fabric was scissors, but now there is another method - the Rotary Cutter - that has revolutionized how quilters and other crafters do their cutting. Here are some tips for choosing and using a Rotary Cutter of your own.
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29-11-2020, 01:20
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How to Cut Bias Strips
Cutting and sewing "on the bias" means the fabric is cut against the natural grain. "Fabric grain" is the direction in which the woven threads run. The threads that run the length of the fabric are on the lengthwise grain and the threads that run diagonally are on the crosswise grain. Learn how to cut bias strips.
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1-11-2020, 17:20
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How to Create Your Own Dress Form
A dress form, or a "dressmaker's dummy," is a very useful tool for anyone who enjoys sewing. They can be rather expensive, particularly the ones that you customise yourself. However, it's fairly inexpensive to make your own, unique dress form that is the same shape as you and won't gum up your pins.
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25-09-2020, 04:30
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How to Set Up a Sewing Room
If you're a tailor or seamstress, having a designated sewing room can be a great place to sew in peace, store your equipment, or get inspiration for projects. While sewing rooms can be highly individualized, good sewing rooms are well organized. This requires giving some thought to your needs, your space, and your storage.