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Understanding Thread Tension

I am one of the many sewers who avoid tension dials like the plague. This is the best explanation that I have ever seen.

I have been threading my machine incorrectly for twenty years and cursing the tension. Easy tutorials here for Singer sewing machines here fixed it.

Understanding Sewing Machine Stitches

Have you ever taken a look at your sewing machine and the stitches available to be used and wondered what on Earth all those stitches do? Here in the Emma Lyn Designs studio, we love to refer to this guide. This is an awesome guide to all those stitches!

Soup Bowl Cozy Pattern

Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with a soup bowl cozy that’s as cute as it is functional! They’re fast and easy to make, which makes them ideal handmade gi…

Home Decor Sewing School

Learn the simple sewing technique for giving a flat piece of fabric boxed corners to fit over tables, cushions and more!