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Try these unusual fabrics on your sewing machine for your next project

Every fabric has its own qualities and some are more challenging to use than others. We all have our favourites, but expanding our repertoire is also a great way to stretch our talents and take on more exciting and rewarding projects! Here are some unusual fabrics for you to try, courtesy of Empisal – South […]

Maintenance tips for your sewing machine

Your sewing machine is an integral part of your crafting hobby or profession, so it makes sense to keep these hardworking machines operating at their very best! With some basic, quick maintenance, your machine will keep purring along, project after project. Before we begin, you should first check your manual. It will have plenty of […]

Commercial sewing patterns or tailor-made – What’s best?

When you’re making clothing on your sewing machine, you’d usually work off of a commercially available pattern that you’ve bought online or through a sewing shop. However, these patterns only follow a certain range of body shapes and measurements that often don’t provide the best fit. A tailored pattern is one that’s been developed to […]

5 great beginner sewing machine projects

Knowing how to use a sewing machine is a wonderful skill to have, it lets you get creative and save money through a wide range of projects. It allows you to put your own unique stamp to your very own creation. Here are some great first projects for beginners. Pillowcases: Nothing updates your living room […]