Quilting is the age-old skill of joining two layers of fabric that have batting in between them, to make a quilt. To join the pieces together and embellish the quilt, however, you need to know how to stitch them together properly. Coming up is a list of the some of the types of quilting stitches used by quilters around the world.Read More »5 Different Types of Quilting Stitches
Many women in different countries have been beautifying their homes for centuries by making artistic and beautiful quilts.
Today’s quilters have a bigger advantage compared to those involved in the craft in the years past due to massive technological advances that have made making beautiful quilts much easier (even for beginners).
Instead of using a needle and thread, a good quilting sewing machine will do the job. Manufacturers such as Singer, Brother, Janome and others have produced machines that meet the demands of many quilting seamstresses.Read More »4 Best Quilting Sewing Machines: Beginners & Advanced
The best mechanical sewing machines should be easy to work with for yearsand give you the ability to stitch whatever projects that you desire to work on. They also should be able to handle a large range of fabric and should not be too expensive.
Its a well known fact that the sewing machine industry is dominated by 3 brands namely: Janome, Singer, Janome & the Brother sewing machines.
In this blog post, I will be reviewing what I consider to be quality mechanical sewing machines available in the market. My list includes:-
- Janome HD1000 Sewing Machine
- Brother XM2701 Mechanical Machine
- Janome HD3000 Sewing Machine
- SINGER 4411 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine
- Singer 3232 Portable Sewing Machine
I believe the main factors that will determine the type of sewing machine that you should buy are:
1. Skill Level
Let’s review them one by one..
The Janome brand is know for producing high quality sewing machines and its no surprise that their HD1000 machine is one of the best mechanical sewing machines. The HD-1000 has a super sturdy construction coupled with easy to use features resulting in you having an enjoyable sewing experience.Read More »5 Best Mechanical Sewing Machines Review
Searching for the best embroidery machines in the market? In deciding which machine to buy, there are a number of factors to consider such as
* What the machine can do for you
* Your sewing skills,
* Sewing room space and your budget.
There are machines that have been designed to be used exclusively for embroidery machines while others can embroider as well as sew. So for those who like to sew and embroider, they can save on cost by buying a machine that fulfills both functions.
In this blog post, I have rounded up what I feel are the best embroidery machines. There is no perfect embroidery machine, but the ones listed below are high quality dependable machines with favorable reviews on the internet. Check out the list below!Read More »Best Embroidery Sewing Machines Review
Leather is a tough material compared to normal fabric and as such, you need a heavy duty sewing machine that will properly sew leather materials. One of the challenging things with leather is that once you punch through it, you create a permanent hole in it and if you mess up, you can end up with messed up projects in your hands.
Another challenge with sewing leather is that it tends to get stuck on the presser foot or the throat plate of most ordinary sewing machines. Another problem is that the needle can get stuck in the process creating an ugly permanent hole.Read More »Best Leather Sewing Machines Review
Shopping around for a heavy duty sewing machine? There are a lot of options out there to choose from that will fit your skills and preferences.
What then is the best heavy duty sewing machine to buy. Well, that depends on many factors including your skill level and budget. My suggestion to you is that before you buy one, assess your needs and skills.
A good heavy duty sewing machine will cost you a few hundred dollars that will allow you to do many clothing and crafts projects or quilting.
If you are very experienced, spending more on a sewing machine can get you additional automated functions. Read More »4 Best Heavy Duty Sewing Machines Review