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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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How to Hem Knit Garments

A professional finish to any sewing machine project requires a good hem. It stops the knit fabric from rolling up, can add a pop of colour if a contrasting thread is used and gives the garment a defined outline. A useful sewing machine that can be utilised for a variety of functions (such as hemming […]

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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 […]