Buyers Guide for a Serger Machine

Serger machines could easily be identified as specialized sewing machines. They may look different from traditional sewing machines, but they are operated just about the same way. Serger machines, however, can do a variety of things that your old sewing machines cannot do. With its versatility, it has become more popular for dressmakers, tailors, and designers looking to upgrade their tools.  If you are a dressmaker or an aspiring one, then you understand the need for reliable machinery. … [Read more...]

How to use a Brother Embroidery Machine

Sewing and embroidery is one very fulfilling hobby. If you are into this fruitful past time, then for sure, you are already considering an embroidery machine, if you don’t have one yet.  Here are some tips on how to make the most out of a brother embroidery machine. Threading To begin crafting with a brother embroidery machine, the first thing to do is to wind the bobbin and set the lower thread. Take note, however, to only use the plastic bobbin that came with your machine, or use … [Read more...]

Tips for Teaching Kids to Sew

Whether it’s your own child or not, sewing can be a very beneficial craft for a kid to learn. It can help with hand-eye coordination, brain growth, and help improve their mood among other things. It can also be an important life skill that can go with them into adulthood. There is no need to throw out a shirt with a loose button if you know how to sew it back on! But, children are wiggle worms and often have very short attention spans. How do you even begin to teach them to sew? Well, it is … [Read more...]