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Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. Learn how to keep your machine in tiptop shape with only a few simple supplies and a few minutes of attention daily, weekly, or monthly— depending on how much you sew.

Preventative Sewing Machine Maintenance - Threads: With some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly— depending on how much youre sewing— you can help keep your machine ...

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. Learn how to keep your machine in tiptop shape with only a few simple supplies and a few minutes of attention daily, weekly, or monthly— depending on how much you sew. Helpful!

Preventive Sewing-Machine Maintenance from Threads magazine -- I seriously need to be more conscientious about this!

Sewing machine cleaning for a longer lasting machine. I do none of this, and I should since I sew every week!

Keeping your sewing machine clean. Blog - Walks in the Woods, by Frieda Anderson

Preventive Sewing-Machine Maintenance. ......... i love my can of air!

Sewing Tip: Really thorough article on sewing-machine maintenance.

preventative sewing-machine maintenance from threadsmagazine.com

sewing machine cleaning/maintenance

How to DIY a table in order to drop a sewing machine into it, so it sits flush. Exactly what I'll be needing once I have a 'studio' (read: small room haha)

If I had a sewing room, I'd love to have this to drop my machine into so it would sit flush. Kenneth would make it for me.

Ikea Ingo pine table conversion for sewing machine table | See http://bluedinosaurs.com/diy-platform-sewing-table/ for update | Blue Dinosaurs Blog: I'm back & DIY Sewing Table

Blue Dinosaurs Blog: I'm back & DIY Sewing Table How to DIY a table in order to drop a sewing machine into it, so it sits flush. Exactly what I'll be needing once I have a 'studio' (read: small room haha) Should you enjoy arts and crafts an individual will love this cool website!

How to DIY a table in order to drop a sewing machine into it, so it sits flush. Exactly what I'll be needing once I have a 'studio' (read: small room haha) great idea!!!

Must have this tutorial around when my husband drops my machines into the table top! DIY sewing table!

Blue Dinosaurs Blog: DIY Sewing Machine Table, $80 solid wood table from Ikea, hacked

How to make a flush sewing table. Just in case i ever want to cut my counter top.

Blue Dinosaurs Blog: DIY Sewing Machine Table

DIY sewing table that sits flush

DIY sewing table

A Sewing Table for Small Spaces. LOVE THIS IDEA because I am sure it will be about 5 years until I will be able to have my own sewing/crafting room & I hate having to pull out my sewing machine every time I want to use it

Ana White | Build a A Sewing Table for Small Spaces | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans... What a terrific and practical idea!!!

Ana White | Build a A Sewing Table for Small Spaces | FREE and EASY DIY Project and Furniture Plans. A handy, collapsing, Fold away, work table you can build yourself out of only ONE piece of plywood and a few 1x2's.

Who wants to make this for me? Ana White | Build a A Sewing Table for Small Spaces | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

Exactement ce qu'il me faudrait en attendant les travaux.... Sewing table plans for a small space.

A Sewing Table for Small Spaces - Well this doesn't even need a sewing room!

A Sewing Table (or craft table) for Small Spaces

Sewing machine table for small spaces.

Build a A Sewing Table for Small Spaces | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans

Sewing machine cover... I need to make one of these!

sewing machine cover......love the pockets!! could use one of these....the dust in my house is a sewing machine (and otherwise) nightmare!

beautiful sewing machine cover with pockets for extras, and some great free motion embroidery!

isabelgranados: MONOGRÁFICO FUNDA MÁQUINA DE COSER - TILDAPATCH - Sewing Machine Cover

sewing machine cover......love the pockets!! could use one of these....

sewing machine cover with pockets - isabelgranados.canalblog.com/#

sewing machine cover, but it would be really cute for a craft bag

DIY sewing machine cover #diy #craft #sew

sewing machine cover......love the pockets!!

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Machine Pin Cushion

sewing machine pin cushion. such a good idea! ALSO, my Grandma used to stuff her pincushion with steel wool to keep the pins sharp.

Genius! sewing machine pin cushion. I think it would be a good idea to "stuff" with steel wool to "sharpen" pins as you use them! I also use magnetic pincushion -- but this would help having it "closer". MB

Sewing machine pin cushion. Good idea! I used to have pincushion on my very first machine but it didn't fit on my next one so I didn't have one after that.

Love this little tube pincushion attached to the sewing machine idea! Super easy to make (measure the area, cut fabric 1/4 larger than what you measured, sew and stuff. Attach it with velcro tape. By: Mark Lipinskis Fan Page! icanfindthetime.b... Sewing Machine Pin Cushion icanfindthetime.b...

diy sewing machine pin cushion tutorial -- no more pins going everywhere as the project goes through the machine! This is such good idea.

sewing machine pin cushion. such a good idea! I totally need to make me one of these.

Most sensible sewing idea I've seen in ages. Sewing machine pin cushion!

sewing machine pin cushion - my next sewing project!!! GREAT idea!

Craft Idea: Sewing Machine Pin Cushion

A guide to sewing machine feet

Feet, Feet, Feet! Florence from flossie teacakes brings us this excellent guide to some of the more common sewing machine feet.

Feet, Feet, Feet! | Sew Mama Sew | Outstanding sewing, quilting, and needlework tutorials since 2005.

Sewing machine presser foot guide - how to use them all!

Tutorial on different types of sewing machine feet

walking foot for uneven/equal sewing problems

Sew Mama Sew, tutorial on the different feet

Guide to different sewing machine feet.

sewing feet explained & tutorials

sewing guide

thread tensions on your serger or your sewing machine

Quick Tip Tuesday: A common thread tension problem. From: http://www.sewmaris.com/tips/quick-tip-tuesday-a-common-thread-tension-problem (How to "hold" the thread when passing it through the tension discs on your overlocker/serger or standard sewing machine.)

Are you having trouble with thread tensions on your serger or your sewing machine? Try this simple tip!

Quick Tip Tuesday: How to "hold" the thread when passing it through the tension discs on your overlocker/serger or standard sewing machine.

Want to get PAID to PIN? CLICK the PICTURE and watch the video to learn how. thread tensions on your serger or your sewing machine

Are you having trouble with thread tensions on your serger or your sewing machine? Great tutorial on threading machine for proper tension

thread tensions on your serger or your sewing machine. Because I have to stop fearing my serger

thread tension info for your serger or your sewing machine

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Fleece Funfrom Fleece Fun

Sleeping Bag Pack How to

DIY Back pack/Sleeping bag tutorial SUPPLIES: The Free .pdf pattern printed up and assembled (you can download the pattern by clicking the pattern envelope below) 1 1/2 yards Jersey Knit 1 2/3 fleece (color 1) 1 1/2 fleece (color 2) 3 inches sew on velcro 1 1/2 quilt batting or crib quilt size package thread scissors sewing machine Marking pen Button (optional)

Good for sleepovers!! DIY Back pack/Sleeping bag tutorial SUPPLIES: The Free .pdf pattern printed up and assembled (you can download the pattern by clicking the pattern envelope below) 1 1/2 yards Jersey Knit 1 2/3 fleece (color 1) 1 1/2 fleece (color 2) 3 inches sew on velcro 1 1/2 quilt batting or crib quilt size package thread scissors sewing machine Marking pen Button (optional)

You can make a sleeping bag pack with this FREE pattern and tutorial. Back pack with pockets turns into a light sleeping bag. Perfect for trips to grandma's, day camp, and sleepovers.

Arizona Mamafrom Arizona Mama

T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial}

T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial} - Arizona Mama

T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial} - except I'd make it a little girls' dress instead of for me...

T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial} - PERSONALLY I WOULD JUST USE A TANK TOP.... TOO HOT FOR SLEEVES IN THE SUMMER ;)

T-Shirt Dress Easy Sewing Tutorial - maybe use adult t-shirt to make little girls dress?

EINSTEIN TEE EIFFEL TOWER TEE T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial} - Arizona Mama

T-Shirt Dress Easy Sewing Tutorial - Arizona Mama

For Shaye- T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial}

T-Shirt Dress {Easy Sewing Tutorial}

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T-Shirt Dress Easy Sewing Tutorial - Arizona Mama - fabulous-of-looks

girl. Inspired.from girl. Inspired.

Learn Your Sewing Machine Feet - Free Video Course

A review of the FREE Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z class offered by Craftsy.

A review of the FREE Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z class offered by Craftsy. #sewing #class #videoclass #spon

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Make a circle skirt using hip circumference to determine center radius. Then square off the hole (circle inside of square). For corner pieces the curve should be 1/4 waist + seam allowance, flat sides should be 1/2 side of the square + seam allowance. Link does not have instructions, so this is what makes sense to me.

Моделирование юбок - carolincik - Álbuns da web do Picasa Cool vintage circle skirt w/ square yolk

Great use of fabric with little waste. skirt pattern ...

Моделирование юбок - carolincik - Picasa Albums Web

Interesting skirt from square (table cloth?)

Interesting skirt pattern

Circular skirt pattern

Gore skirt pattern

skirt pattern ...

Sew Delicious: Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Tutorial - believe it uses charm squares...

Quilted sewing machine cover from Sew Delicious. Great idea to use charm pack for this. First quilt?

this could liven up my sewing room and inspire me to really sew! from Sew Delicious: Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Tutorial

one day sewing projects for kids | ... sewing machine cover - I think it's one of my favourite projects to

Sew Delicious: Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Tutorial This uses 'charm packs'--pre-cut 5" squares. What a fantastic idea!!

Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Wendy Schultz via Sew Delicious onto Sewing-Needlework - Embroidery.

Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Tutorial - Sew Delicious. Such a cute idea to use a charm pack!

Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - Tutorial - Sew Delicious - one charm pack

Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - DIY Tutorial | sew craft

Sewing ideas

What a great way to explain tension issues in your sewing machine!

This shows how sewing machine tension is like a tug of war. Sew Sweetness: Sewing Back-to-School: Stitches & Tension

Even after 50 years, I'm still a visual learner. This helps sort out which way to turn what when my vintage babies get out of sorts. Original Pinner: Sewing machine tension

tug of war stick figures to explain sewing machine tension... nice and simple for me to understand

Sewing machine tension. Not really a quilting thing, but I didn't know where else to put it!

Thread Tug of War. #Diagram: #Explaination of #SewingMachine #Tension

Great post on getting tension right for perfect stitches #sewing #tips

Thread Tug Of War - importance of thread tension on sewing machine

Sewing machine tension - if I don't pin this ill get confused.

Visual Diagram for Sewing Machine Tension Problems

The Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Blog: How to Oil Your Sewing Machine (Using the 221 Featherweight as an Example)

* The Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Blog: How to Oil Your Sewing Machine (Using the 221 Featherweight as an Example)

5 minute skirt

5 minute skirt, a-line skirt #skirt scaft #skirt tutorial #handmade skirt #DIY Skirts| http://diy-skirts-199.blogspot.com

5-minute skirt Tutorial: Here's the 5-minute skirt how to ~ This super easy to sew skirt is 2 pieces, front and back, cut on the bias. The waistband is FOE (fold over elastic) and the hem is rolled with a serger. You don't need a serger for this project—it just means you will need to hem your skirt the traditional way.

DIY: 5-minute #skirt scaft #skirt tutorial #handmade skirt #DIY Skirts| http://skirt-scaft-887.blogspot.com

DIY: 5-minute #DIY Skirts #skirt scaft #handmade skirt #skirt tutorial| http://diyskirts985.blogspot.com

Angry Chicken 5 Minute Skirt #skirt_tutorial #skirt #tutorial summer-skirt-and-dress-tutorials

5 Minute Skirt - found at All Free Sewing. Lots of easy (and free!) sewing patterns.

5-minute skirt* sewing-projects

5 Minute Skirt Pattern

If you’re wanting to start sewing clothes, then a skirt is a nice and easy garment to start with. Here is a list of skirt tutorials that cover a range of styles, sewing techniques, difficulty levels and funky inspiration ideas.

How to make perfect scallops when you sew

how to sew a perfect scalloped edge http://www.hettersonjournal.com/2011/01/monthly-sewing-tutorial-epic-scallop_10.html

How to sew a perfect scalloped edge. #sewing #tutorial #lesson #diy #techniques

Sewing Tutorial: How to Sew a Perfect Scalloped Edge | HettersonJournal.com

sewing tutorial ~ Perfect scallop hem using freezer paper.

Sewing Tutorial - How to Sew a Perfect Scalloped Edge

AWESOME tutorial on sewing scalloped edge.

how to scallop hem - CRIB SKIRT

sewing scalloped hem

diy scalloped hem

Double Needles De-mystified. There are a lot of great uses for double needles, also called twin needles. They come in a confusing array of sizes and shapes, and this post helps to sort things out. - bolt neighborhood blog

Everything you need to know about double pointed needles, or twin needles sewing tip

how to use a double needle! super awesome sewing tip tutorial

Double Needle Sewing Tips and Tricks

Double sewing machines needles

the rundown on twin needles.

double sewing needles

Sewing Techniques

Learn how to use double needles with this free sewing tutorial. Double needles are great sewing accessories to use in professional looking sewing projects.

The DIY Dreamerfrom The DIY Dreamer

Craft and Sewing Room Ideas - The D.I.Y. Dreamer

Craft and Sewing Room Ideas Put machines in center of room on table

16 surprising storage ideas, cleaning organization, craft rooms home offices, storage shelving, Storage Ideas for Craft Rooms via de Jong Dream House

diy craft table, craft rooms, diy, painted furniture, First put two Ikea Expedits 4x2 together back to back

Cutting table...Craft and Sewing Room Ideas Put machines in center of room on table

DIY Craft Table #craftroom #sewingroom

de Jong Dream House: DIY Craft Table using Ikea Expedits, un-bored slab door, and Sterilite clip boxes. Craft/Sewing Rooms,crafty storage,Featured @ The DIY Dreamer - From Dream To Reality,Sewing Rooms & Spaces - Org

Top 10 Craft and Sewing Room Ideas Features from last week's From Dream To Reality party. Included are diy craft table, wall decor and sewing projects.