Tag: sewing machines & accessories

Buying a Sewing Machine: School of Sewing Excerpt

Chances are, if you’re learning to sew, you’re going to want a functional (and fantastic!) sewing machine to match your new skills. Shea Henderson and Lucky Spool Media have a handy How to Buy a Sewing Machine PDF excerpt for you from School of Sewing: Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together. Learn about must-have features, where to buy your machine, why that $80 big-box store machine might not be the best idea, plus find info about test-driving various models and more…

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“Best Sewing Needle”: Needle Comparison Guide

Teresa Coates and her sewing friends compared a wide selection of needles to see if the price or brand corresponds to a difference in quality. Which brand of needle is the best for the job? Teresa and her crew hit the pub for a hard-hitting investigative comparison to try eight different needles from five different companies. Learn all about their results, and comment for one of ten chances to WIN all of the needles in a darling, handy needle book made by Teresa…

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Tips for a Professional Finish

Nicole Mallalieu from You Sew, Girl! shares tips and tricks for a professional finish from her latest sewing book, The Better Bag Maker. Nicole’s new book focuses on bags but these tips apply to all types of sewing; her advice ranges from important info about cutting and seams, to a focus on machine features, topstitching tips and more.

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Free-Motion Quilting Feet Guide

Elizabeth from Don’t Call Me Betsy, author of Becoming a Confident Quilter, fills us in on Free-Motion Quilting Feet basics and gives you a chance to win access to her new Craftsy free-motion quilting class…

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Sewing Machine Reviews

Welcome to the Extreme Sewing Machine Meme Master List! All of these sewing machine interviewees responded to our Sewing Machine Meme. We hope the list provides you with some excellent information, whether you’re doing research for your first sewing machine, looking to upgrade or just simply curious about sewing machines…
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Sewing Machine Meme

Welcome to Sewing Machine Month on the Sew,Mama,Sew! blog! We’ll learn more about sewing machine components (feet, feet, feet, buttonholes, needles, etc.). We have a fantastic sewing machine cover tutorial, interviews, we’ll explore decorative stitches, we’ll talk about older (workhorse!) machines and more! Today we’re kicking off a Sewing Machine Meme…
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