Tag Archive: sewing machine

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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Aug 18

Have you heard of the Toyota Sewing machine

I have been sewing for as long as I can remember as it’s in our family but have you ever heard of the Toyota sewing machine? I know here in South Africa we get the Bernina, Elna. Zinger and Frick but never heard of the Toyota since about 2 weeks ago. I inherited my mother …

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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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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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May 24

How to Sew some Decorative Stitching

decorative stitching

If you understand the basic stitches you will know that decorative stitching is using more or less the same type of stitches but decoratively on garments or different items. Decorative stitches could be from a Zig zag stitch to detailed embroidery stitches and it can be made by a sewing machine or by hand. The …

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Mar 14

7 Tips when doing Needlework

Needlework can entail a big amount of different sewing projects or needlework crafts. I enjoy needlework and it’s probably my favorite hobby as there are so many different needlework crafts or sewing projects that I can choose from. These tips are all my own tips and that I found works well for me. One tip …

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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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