Category Archive: Basic Sewing

Sep 07

Review on Toyota Sewing Machine

So last time  I said I will get back to you all regarding the toyota sewing machine that I received from my mother-in law. I received a manual with the sewing machine that made everything a lot easier for me. Firstly to thread the machine is so quick and the installations in the manual is …

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Jul 25

How to sew hems on kiddies pants

I normally just hem me or my husbands pants if needed but nowadays with the kiddies growing up and some pants are just way too long I have to start hemming their pants as well. So the basic principal is still the same to sew a hem its just smaller garments you working with. So …

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Jul 19

How to Sew a Basic Table Cloth

Just the other day we got a new dining room table so I set off to the shop to see if I can find a nice new table cloth for the table. To my disgust I just couldn’t believe the price you have to pay for a piece of fabric if you think about it. …

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Jan 23

Bernina Over locker Model 700D for beginners

A few years ago I finally decided to buy myself an over locker. I have worked on quite a few different over lockers before, home and industrial ones. I’m not too fond of industrial ones as they are too big for me but that you can decide what will work best for you. I did …

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Nov 21

Basic Sewing Tips for Beginners

Now sewing looks quite easy but to some this is really not as simple as it looks. Lucky I grew up in a family were most of us can do some basic sewing. It’s a great hobby for me even though I don’t always find time but it’s really nice and relaxing. Before starting a …

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Apr 10

What is the Singer Sewing Machine

Sewing

I’m not sure if any of you guys knows how the old Singer sewing machine still looks like but believe it or not I still have one. It was my grandmothers and then my mums and now it became mine. It can’t do all the fancy features like today’s sewing machines can do but it …

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Feb 28

How to Sew a Hem of a Garment

Sewing machine hemming

Now we would all assume that most people will know how to sew a hem of a garment but there are quite a few that don’t. There are 2 different options to sew a hem of a garment, one option is machine sewing and the other option is hand sewing. I still use both methods …

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Feb 18

What is the Basics for Sewing a Garment

Markings

Most of the time people will think that it’s real easy to sew a garment together but if you have experience in needlework and sewing you will know there are a lot more to it than just getting the fabric and start sewing. Today i just want to cover the basics of sewing a garment. …

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Feb 13

Discover some basic sewing machine stitches

Sewing machine stitches

In today’s world there are a big variety of sewing machines. I have personally worked on a Singer, Frick, Bernina and Nina home sewing machines. In the clothing industries you also have a big variety of sewing machines, while i was studying i used a Brother industrial sewing machine. There are some differences in home …

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Feb 02

How to Sew a Button onto a Garment

You could either be making a garment or just need to sew a loose button onto your garment. So you need to decide what needle and what color thread you are going to use. You do get different needle sizes for different fabric types and the color of you thread should match your garment or …

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