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Empisal Sewing Machine: Beginners’ Guide To Setting Up

Empisal Sewing Machine Beginners' Guide To Setting Up

Setting up your Empisal sewing machine correctly is quite important for a beginner as it helps you adjust the basic settings in order to perform well. Overview Of The Machine There are many useful tutorials available online and the best retailers of sewing machines will be able to guide you through and acquaint you with […]

The Best And Quickest Way To Keep Your Sewing Machine Clean

The Best And Quickest Way To Keep Your Sewing Machine Clean

Whether you use an overlocker or traditional sewing machine, taking care of your equipment and keeping it clean as recommended is the key to many years of good service. Obviously the service intervals will vary depending on how frequently you sew. But there are indicators that your machine is less than happy and in need […]

Sewing Room Essentials for your Sewing Business

Sewing Room Essentials for your Sewing Business The old adage about using “the right tool for the job” also applies to your sewing business. Just as you planned your sewing machine purchase, now it is time to invest in the right sewing room essentials. Essential Sewing Room Furniture An ergonomically designed chair is essential when […]

Easy Charitable Sewing Projects for Mandela Day

Easy Charitable Sewing Projects for Mandela Day Why not take on some sewing machine projects for this year’s Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July? About Mandela Day Every 18 July since the United Nations declared his birthday an international day, the world has reflected on Nelson Mandela’s legacy, grateful for his life, his leadership, […]

Sew Your Way to Financial Success

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If you love sewing and are skilled at it, you have probably considered sewing for business. Being your own boss and achieving financial success can become the result of taking your hobby to the next level. How to Start a Sewing Business  Right from the outset you need to ask yourself pertinent questions that help […]

Sewing Machine Maintenance for Your Business

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While it is said that “a bad workman blames his tools”, cleaning, oiling, and maintaining your sewing machine is a cornerstone of success when you are sewing for business. Basic, but regular, sewing machine maintenance will extend the life and effectiveness of any model. How Often to Service Your Sewing Machine  The frequency at which […]

Not Your Grandma’s Quilt – Quilting for Profit

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Since 1989, every third Saturday in March has been Quilting Day. In preparation for 20 March, it is time to haul out your sewing machine and get cracking! Not (Necessarily) Your Grandma’s Quilt  According to the history books, “the first remnants of quilting were dated to 3400BC, showing that this art form had existed far […]