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Mixing Knits & Wovens

If you’ve been out shopping lately, you’ve noticed the trend of mixing knits and wovens. The result is comfortable, but a step up from the every day t-shirt and the combination works great for both work or casual! If you’ve worked with knits before, you know these tips: Use a ballpoint or stretch needle Adjust your pressure foot pressure to be a little less than usual Seam with a narrow zigzag Hem with a wide zigzag, decorative stitch or double needle Don’t stretch as you sew, just Read More...

Sewing Resolutions

January is typically one of the times during the year when we think about what we did last year and make plans for the new year. One of the more fun types of resolutions to make are Sewing Resolutions!  Do you want to learn a new skill this year or return to a hobby you had to give up for a season? Here are some links to help you along with your 2015 Sewing Goals! How to Choose Your Thread All About (Machine) Read More...