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BESTSELLER: See It In Action!

This needle thread helps insert and thread the sewing machine needle more easily. ✔ THREADED REDUCES EYE STRAIN AND THREADS NEEDLES QUICKLY ✔ INSERTER HOLDS NEEDLE STEADY FOR EASY MACHINE INSERTION AND REMOVAL ✔ IDEAL FOR WORKING WITH SPECIALTY THREAD Watch the video below: it speaks for itself. Makes it SO easy, it's almost scary. NEEDLE THREADING: Just place the thread from right to left through the slit in the threader (1), slide the threader down the needle (2) until the pin pushes the thread through the needle eye (3). The hook on the threader can then be used to pull the thread completely through (5). It works best with machine needles size 70/11 and larger. CHANGING A NEEDLE: At the opposite side of the...

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SEWING VINYL TIPS & TRICKS THAT ARE GAME-CHANGING

Got your eye on a pretty project that requires vinyl? That’s an amazing fabric but needs a little bit of prepping in advance. Check out these tricks for sewing with vinyl to get the best results! SEWING VINYL Can you sew on vinyl? Do you need special equipment for sewing with vinyl? Will my home machine break while sewing vinyl fabric? etc You probably heard that vinyl was difficult to sew with so you’ve been putting it off for a long time until you could gather the right amount of courage.  Well, now it’s time to put all those fears aside! Sewing with vinyl is not hard if you know a few tricks and tips! I’ve got a super-duper list...

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PROPER SEAM RIPPER USE & TIPS

 Finding yourself in need of some seam ripping tips to make the best out of your stitch unpicker tool? These seam ripper instructions will show you the proper seam ripper use and how to rip your seams in the blink of an eye! HOW TO USE A SEAM RIPPER PROPERLY Whether you’ve been sewing for a while or you’re an ultimate beginner, chances are you had to use your seam ripper at least once in your sewing life! But do you know the proper seam ripper use? If you don’t know how to use the seam ripper or you have a hunch you’ve been using it wrong all along, this short tutorial is perfect for you! When I first started...

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Quilting Using the Open-Toe Walking Foot with Guide

Hello all! I want to introduce you to a great tool for quilting: the open-toe walking foot. It’s not only a walking foot but an open-toe one as well! This means that all the layers of your quilting sandwich will be fed evenly through your machine, preventing puckering, AND you will be able to see what you’re doing. Plus, the open toe has guides on the foot itself and an adjustable, removable guide that will allow you to easily quilt parallel lines and turn corners accurately. OPEN TOE WALKING FOOT VS REGULAR WALKING FOOT As you can see in the pictures, both walking feet look very similar from the side. Every walking foot has a lever with a fork that hooks...

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How to Sew Binding with a Binding Foot

This sewing machine foot makes adding binding unbelievably easier than doing it freehand and gives a beautifully uniform finish.  You can buy the binding foot here. First of all, you need to choose your binding.  You can either use shop bought binding or make your own (tutorial here). You can either use fabric that been cut on the bias (at a 45-degree angle) or cut straight. The bias cut tends to be stronger and has more stretch which is why it is the favorite for shop bought bindings. I wouldn't recommend combining cuts from different angles as the different fabric properties may pull your piece out of shape over time. I recommend cutting the length a little longer than you think you...

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