Most of us learned to sew on our own, not from any formal training or education.  And even so, there is a lack of knowledge about some standard things, and misinformation has been passed on from generation to generation.

The bottom line is, we simply can’t sew better until we know better.  We are constantly adding to this library of information to help you sew better.

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  • December 12, 2018
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  • Modern Sewing Machines, Sewing & Quilting Techniques, Vintage Sewing Machines

Bobbin Tension

  If there's one thing that scares us, it's messing the tension on a sewing machine.  Even scarier?  Messing with the tension...
  • December 12, 2018
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  • Sewing & Quilting Techniques

Perfect 1/4″ Seam

  It's the bane of any quilter - mastering that 1/4" seam!  While the 1/4" foot is mighty convenient, it isn't reliable...
  • December 12, 2018
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  • Sewing & Quilting Techniques

Leaders & Enders

  Using the Leaders & Enders method was a huge game-changer for me, especially in my early sewing days.  Use this method...
  • December 12, 2018
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  • Sewing & Quilting Techniques

Lubricating Your Thread

  Nothing gets the attention of my audience like this topic!  What if I told you that dipping your cotton thread in...
  • December 12, 2018
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  • Vintage Sewing Machines

Singer Featherweight – 5 Quick Tips

Maybe you just acquired a Featherweight after months of searching for one... or maybe you've had one for awhile and feel...