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How to sew a flatlock stitch

Flatlock stitching is a very distinctive type of stitching often found on tracksuits, sweaters and raglans, and can be decorative as well as providing a strong and durable seam. It’s a 2 or 3-thread stitch and, while it looks complex, it’s easy to do with a little practice. Here’s a quick guide from the team […]

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How to wind your bobbin

For sewing enthusiasts and professionals, winding and threading a bobbin is second nature – but if you’re just starting to learn to sew, it can be tricky to get it right. Fortunately, the process is fairly standard on every machine, including the Empisal 120A Dressmaker. Here is a quick how-to guide from the specialists at […]

how to sew buttons
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How to sew buttons and buttonholes

Buttons often add the perfect bit of flair to an item of clothing, bag or piece of home décor, so learning to do them on your sewing machine is a great time-saver! Here is a quick tutorial for manual machines from Empisal, makers of the EMPISAL EES50 and other affordable sewing equipment. Attach your buttonhole […]