Make a Temporary Teflon Sewing Foot

Make a Temporary Teflon Sewing Foot

Sewing Tips & Tricks If you don’t have a teflon sewing machine foot and are having problems sewing vinyl or similar type fabric, try this temporary solution. Tape a piece of Scotch tape to the bottom of your standard sewing foot to create a non-stick...
How to tension a hand embroidery hoop

How to tension a hand embroidery hoop

Sewing Tips & Tricks If you find it impossible to stretch your fabric taut when using a hand embroidery hoop, wrap some cotton bias binding completely around the inside hoop. This will create good tension and prevent your fabric from slipping out of the hoop. Make...
Get Better Visibility when Sewing

Get Better Visibility when Sewing

Sewing Tips & Tricks If you have problems with visibility when you’re sewing such as not being able to see the stitching clearly, try this tip. Slide a pair of plastic wedge style door stoppers underneath the back of your sewing machine. This will allow your...
Quick and Easy Pattern Weights

Quick and Easy Pattern Weights

Sewing Tips & Tricks Make quick and easy pattern weights using fabric yo-yos. 4″ fabric yo-yos and the perfect size for pattern weights and they can be filled with anything that has some weight to it such as dried beans, sand, or even metal washers. If you...
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