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Learning To Sew? 10 Sewing Terms Every Beginner Should Know

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Sewing is one the most useful and fulfilling skills that one can learn. The ability to create garments and toys is both practical for everyday use and ideal for personalised gifts. It is actually very simple to learn to sew, but there are always things one can do to improve your pieces and make your […]

Why you should make sewing your 2018 New Year’s resolution!

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The New Year is here and it’s a great time to make positive changes in your life! Rather than the traditional New Year’s resolutions, why not try something different this year and learn to sew? Find out why this is the perfect challenge for 2018, from the team at Empisal, manufacturers of the EMPISA; EES […]

Learn to sew: How to pick your first project

If you’re in awe of what creative, crafty people achieve on their sewing machines and have always wanted to be able to do the same, now’s the time to take a deep breath and dive in. And don’t worry – it’s not as intimidating as you think! Here are some tips for picking your first […]

Learn to sew: The invisible zipper

Invisible Zip

An invisible zipper is one of the most useful tricks in the sewing trade, where you sew a zipper in such a way that no machine stitching is visible from the right side of the material – instead, all the stitching is behind the scenes in the seam allowances. This makes it ideal for sewing […]

Get the right sewing machine when you want to learn to sew

Learn to sew

Sewing is a great skill that lets you explore your creativity and make anything from quilts to high fashion clothes, but choosing your first sewing machine can be quite daunting. At Empisal, we recommend the EMPISAL EES 50 SEWING MACHINE for its quality and value for money – and here are some of our best […]