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A Quick Introduction to Empisal Embroidery Machine 350

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The Empisal Embroidery Machine 350 is the perfect choice for individual use or if you want to start a small embroidery business. Let your creativity flow by customising articles of clothing with embroidered designs. So much classier than printed personalisation, embroidery does not wash off or peel at the edges. Main Features of the Empisal […]

Must-have sewing machine accessories and gadgets

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Sewing is an art, and as the artists say, you are only as good as your tools. You are going to need some sewing gadgets to help you if you are hoping to create a masterpiece. Whether you are a novice at sewing or a pro looking to simplify your craft, we have got a […]

How to prevent your sewing machine from “eating up your materials”

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When you are learning a new skill, a mistake or two is inevitable. Sewing for beginners can be disheartening as your imagination and taste greatly outpace your actual skills. Not to worry, even the most skilled seamstress can fall victim to the dreaded skipped stitch or broken needle, or what is possibly the most annoying […]

Sewing tips: 5 Tips for sewing success

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The mechanics of a sewing machine are quite simple and have not changed much since the “old days.” Yes, many sewing machines indeed have tiny computers inside now, and some have hundreds of stitches to choose from. However, the reality is that you will primarily only be using two stitches – a straight stitch and […]

Cleaning your sewing machine properly

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Keeping your sewing machine clean is an integral part of producing beautiful things with fabric and thread. After several projects, there will be an accumulation of fluff from thread and fabric in the inner workings of your sewing machine. If you leave that to accumulate for too long, your sewing machine will start to perform […]

How to sew a cell phone cover

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When you leave your cell phone lying around, it can get dirty quickly, or even worse, damaged. Cell phone covers are quick to make, and with a bit of creativity, you can easily sew your own customised cover that is stylish, functional and keeps your phone a little more protected. Learn how to do just […]

Sewing machine project: Fun Fashion

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The reversible wrap skirt is a must-have item in your wardrobe because of its versatility, comfort, and stylish flair. Because of the lack of structure and fastening, this skirt is suitable to wear year-round and is flattering to every figure. If you are a fashionista looking for a fun, new sewing machine project to revitalise […]

Go green with reusable grocery bags

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Are you keen to scope out some new, easy sewing projects? How about sewing your own reusable grocery bags? These grocery bags, perfect for fresh produce, are gorgeous and functional, all the while helping you to reduce waste and save the environment, too. Follow our simple step-by-step guide here.  What you will need The sewing […]

Learn to Sew Elegant Lavender Sachets

Sew Elegant Lavender Sachets

Lavender is an aromatic plant used in arts and crafts and in this step-by-step guide you will learn to sew beautifully-scented lavender sachets for your wardrobe. Some people have lavender readily available and growing in their gardens. The sachet will be a small aromatic bag fashioned out of cloth filled with fragrant ingredients or herbs. […]