Monthly Archives: May 2016

A sewing guide to different thread types

Visit any sewing shop and you’ll find a wide range of different types of threads, each suited to different types of sewing. Here’s a quick guide to finding the right thread for your project: General purpose thread: Available in polyester or mercanised cotton, this thread can be used for sewing most types of fabrics on […]

6 must-have tools for your sewing room

No sewing room is complete without these essentials, say Empisal sewing machine specialists: Measuring tape: You need one or two good quality measuring tapes. They come in a variety of lengths and sizes (with 150cm being the most popular choice) as well as combinations (cm and inches, just cm or just inches). Be sure to […]