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Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance Tips

When it comes to sewing, aside from skill, the final product is often a reflection of the quality of the equipment that you have used to produce it! With this in mind, it becomes obvious just how important regular sewing machine maintenance is. Even an affordable sewing machine can work wonders if it is treated […]

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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 […]


How to sew with leather

When we think of sewing, we usually think of using materials like cotton, polycotton and knits, but using more unusual materials like silk, repurposed fabrics and leather is very rewarding – when it’s done right. Here are some tips for sewing with leather from Empisal, manufacturers of the EMPISAL EES 50 Plan each step carefully: […]