Table of Contents A Brief History of Hand SewingThe Invention of the Sewing MachineSewing Machines for Specialized TasksThe Rise of Computerized Sewing MachinesSewing as a Hobby or Home BusinessThe Future of Sewing Machines Sewing has been an essential skill...Click to read full article
Table of Contents Embroidery machinesWho should buy an embroidery machine?Sewing machinesWho should buy a sewing machine?CostEmbroidery Machines vs Sewing Machines Embroidery and sewing machines are two popular tools used in the textile and fashion industries as well...Click to read full article
Table of Contents Quality MattersMy Bernina Sewing MachineInvisible Zipper FootEdge Stitch FootBlindstitch Presser Foot I recently switched from doing a lot of work on a mid arm sewing machine back to a good, solid sewing machine. These days I end up using...Click to read full article
Table of Contents Sewing with thread and needleTimelineThe first practical sewing machine for home useAmerican entrepreneur Elias HoweThe path to a working prototypeThe first in a legacy of legal battles regarding the invention of the sewing machineIsaac Singer and...Click to read full article
Table of Contents Sewing machinesWhat are sewing machines used for?SergersWhat are sergers used for?Stitches a serger can performCan a serger replace a regular sewing machine?Quick comparison: when to choose a serger vs sewing machineFrequently asked questions You may...Click to read full article
Table of Contents Classes of Difficult Fabrics to SewDelicate FabricHeavy FabricSheer FabricStretchy FabricWhat Fabrics are Easy for Beginners? Sewing can be a rewarding, creative and relaxing activity. It can also be frustrating, especially when you’re a...Click to read full article
Using the right type of thread for the right garment and machine has a substantial impact on the quality and strength of the stiches you make, and this affects the overall quality of any item you sew. Our guide will help you find the best thread for your sewing machine and fabric. We sieved through hundreds of thread brands so you won’t have to.