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A Beginners Guide to Sewing With Silk

A Beginners Guide to Sewing With Silk

The luxurious appeal of silk lies in its softness and sheen – the characteristics that make sewing with silk strike fear in the hearts of many sewists. Step 1 – Fabric Preparation It is always a good habit to pre-wash your fabric before embarking on a sewing project. (Our sincere condolences to you if you […]

10 Sewing Tips To Help You Learn To Sew

10 Sewing Tips To Help You Learn To Sew

There are a heartening number of sewing schools advertising on social media. Start by familiarising yourself with these sewing tips before signing up for lessons. 1. A Beginners Sewing Tool Kit Other than a sewing machine, your initial sewing toolkit should include thread, regular needles and machine needles, high-quality pins, dedicated fabric scissors, and a […]

What Is The Best Sewing Machine For Beginners?

Empisal Sewing Machines Recommended for Beginners

Empisal sewing machines are highly recommended for beginners: the simplicity of design allows you to focus on learning how to sew. 10 Reasons To Buy An Empisal Sewing Machine Here are ten simple reasons why to choose Empisal: 1. Simple Design Each sewing machine has its differences, but most contain the same basic components. Understanding […]

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 […]