Tip! Prevent Needles From Falling Into Your Machine

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That moment…when you’re changing a needle and the one you’re removing or the one you’re inserting falls into your machine – or worse – your serger.  We’ve all had that happen!  Now, depending on how far it fell, you have to play detective… … to find it. And you must find it to make sure […]

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Happy Summer! Send Your Machine on a Summer Vacation!

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Today – June 20, 2016 – is officially the first day of Summer (though it’s felt like it for awhile!)…. Do you have vacation plans? Something big? Or maybe a “staycation”… or “sewcation”?! Your sewing machine can use some time off too! Summer vacation time is the perfect time to bring your machine in for its own […]

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Tip! When to Sprint and When to Walk*

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  *No exercising necessary! Who knows what this is — Is it something – just like this or something similar – you have on your sewing machine? And do you use it? We hope so! If not – you should! It could be one of your best sewing aids! Read on to see how this […]

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Easy Serger Skirt 1

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  Sergers.  Knits.  Garments. Oh my! These are scary words for many of our sewing friends! Do any one – or more – of these intimidate you? You’re not alone. Fear no more, this skirt is a great first project for your serger, for working with knits, for creating an easy to fit garment!  And […]

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Tip! Discover the Wonders of Wonder Clips!

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Pins will always be an important sewing essential… But we’re having a Wonder-ful time with Clover Wonder Clips! 10 Piece Starter Set These remarkable clips have taken the place of a lot of pinning.  They’re great for fabrics or materials that are unpinnable – you just can’t get a pin through the stuff – or […]

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Tip! Saving Money On Machine Embroidery 2

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Are you a garment maker? If so then you know good fit is as important as good construction! What does this have to do with saving money on machine embroidery?!  One of the best ways to get great fit is to make a muslin – a test garment. Make and mark adjustments right onto the muslin […]

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Teacher Feature: Michele Rank

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  Michele Rank – Huntington Beach This seemed like the most appropriate photo of Michele – in her craft room with a quilt – places and things she loves! Have you checked out Michele’s classes at our Huntington Beach store?  We were loving what we saw in her class quilts – but we’re really loving […]

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Tip! Keep Those Hoops Clean and Happy with Felt Frames!

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So many of the things we like to embroider are best “hooped” without actually hooping… towels, sweatshirts, velvets or other fabrics with nap, quilts where hoop marks may show. There are several options for doing this – One method to get these set to embroider is to use either a self adhesive sticky stabilizer such as Floriani Perfect Stick […]

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Tip! Prevent Needles From Falling Into Your Machine!

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Have you ever had that moment while changing your serger needle when in an instant – it drops inside the machine? (It’s ok… it’s happened to most of us!)  But you don’t want your machine’s performance compromised with a stray needle. When changing serger needles, place a piece of paper under the presser foot large enough […]

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