Yes, it’s possible to use a sewing machine without reverse! Let’s say you’re using an industrial sewing machine, for instance. Or perhaps you have the opportunity to use a vintage sewing machine made before backstitch reverse settings were common. Either way, knowing how to lock a stitch without engaging reverse is a handy skill to have.
If you’re a parent, you know that diaper bags can be expensive and boring. They can also be shoddily made a lot of time. If you want to solve all those problems at once, you can make your own!
Threading a sewing machine is kind of like cooking in that they’re both about doing things in the right order. Get them correct, and you’ve got a souffle. Get them wrong, and you have a burnt, collapsed mess. Let’s give you the right order.
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If you’re on a quest to make everything in your life look less utilitarian and more fun, you’ll like this craft — and really, it’ll be more functional, too.
If you have a problem with your fabric puckering as you feed it through your sewing machine, you will probably be ecstatic when you try a walking foot. What is a walking foot, you ask? Read here to find out.
When you’re new to the world of crafts and sewing, you may also be looking for a way to add to your kids’ wardrobe that doesn’t require lots of experience and specialized tools.
You’ve probably worked with sewing machines that had constant ticking sounds, thread breaks, and a seeming inability to penetrate the thinnest material. If you’re currently dealing with these issues, there might be something wrong with your needle bar. It may need adjustment or repair.
Say goodbye to dusty, dirty mixer bowls and hello to a perfectly clean tool that is ready to use the next time you feel the urge to bake some goodies. This craft is quick, easy, and only needs a few simple supplies (including your sewing machine).
If you are having trouble sealing your stitches on your sewing machine, check out our step-by-step instructions on how to seal a stitch on any sewing machine.
A visit from the tooth fairy is always an exciting time in your child’s life. Worried that something so small might get lost overnight? Check out our DIY tooth fairy pocket tutorial here!
Let’s take a closer look at what a sewing machine presser foot does and what the different types of presser feet are generally used for.
Buying heating pads at the store can get expensive. Why not just make your own? These DIY microwavable heating pads are easy to make with a sewing machine and can also make great gifts for your loved ones.
If you’ve never heard of shank before, you’re not alone. Let’s dive into this sewing term, what it means, and how it relates to different parts of sewing machines.