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How to replace a broken zipper on pants

Do you have a great pair of jeans or pants that are a perfect fit but with broken zipper? We feel your pain! Don’t worry – you don’t have to abandon your favorite pants! We have a good sewing machine project to revive your pants by replacing the zipper. Grab your sewing machine and take […]

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What is Appliqué?

So, you are keen to take on the challenge of new and exciting sewing projects. Want to try something different? If so, you have probably been investigating appliqué and how it works. We have the information you have been looking for below, along with some helpful tips for mastering the technique. So, What Is It?  […]

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Sewing project: Easy beach cover-up

Summer is in full swing, and that means long, hot days relaxing at the beach or around the pool with friends, family or just a good book! A swimsuit cover-up is a great accessory for this season, not only does it add fashionable flair, it also protects you from the sun and gives you something […]

Sewing Tips

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 […]