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from The Sewing Loft

11 Nonconventional Sewing Tools

Holy COW, I never would have thought to use these nonconventional tools when sewing but WOW, I think they can really be helpful.

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

Messy stitches. Loose threads. Clanking metal. Lint clogs. When you’re in the quilting groove, there’s nothing more frustrating than an out-of-whack sewing machine. Luckily, there are a few tips and techniques that can get your machine up and running in no time, and Rob is just the guy to show you how! In fact, he gets pretty excited about taking care of his machines! This week Rob has released a series of three video tutorials to guide you through do-it-yourself repair and maintenance…

from Crazy Little Projects

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!