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Each week I’ll have something new to learn or an easy task to make.

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(There will still be typical threads and courses mixed in too.) Most of the debate and jobs calls for applying sewing machines. There would have been a several hand sewing posts, but I will be focusing mainly on sewing with a machine. You’ll know it’s part of the Sewing 101 Line because you’ll see this great logo. (above)

Nowadays I’ll start off the series speaing frankly about anything really standard:

Learning your sewing machine.
Every sewing machine is different, however the same.

Consider it like a car. You will get a used one, an classic one, your fundamental design, the the surface of the range luxury product or anything in between – great for the family. Each of them enable you to get from A to T (I mean sew), but they also have different functions, prime rates, and feel various as you sew with them. And sure, just like a vehicle, particular products are made much better than others.

You do not desire a expensive device to start. Anything easy will work. Learn the thing you need and you can generally update later.

Both (working) sewing machines I have in my own house are extremely basic. A Performer Assurance 7470 and a Janome Hi Kitty device (which goes to my six year old). Both get the job done, but have very different feels. I actually do every one of my sewing on the Singer — also the quilting.

My singer is not a the the surface of the point machine, but it’s actually nice. It operates good and has most of the functions I need.