Sewing jersey fabric can be fun and very satisfying. You can make all types of clothes from T-shirts, leggings, dresses, tunics, pyjamas and more. Jersey fabric is soft to wear, drapes well, and tends to crease less than wovens.
I recently bought a Singer Overlocker 14SH754 so I here’s a review. If you want to sew jersey fabric, then you can’t beat an overlocker. I’ve been an overlocker user for over 30 years, (25 of those have been using my faithful old Pfaff). Overlockers used to cost around £400 for the most basic models, with more advanced, robust machines costing £500-£2000. Therefore I was sceptical when I got a tip-off (thanks, Ann!) that Lidl would be selling the Singer Overlocker 14SH754 for £129. I immediately did as I usually do to check out gadgets and looked up prices and reviews online.
*Before you read on any further, please skip to the bottom to read the update August 2018*
Using the correct sewing machine needles is important to achieve a successful outcome to your sewing project. Sewing Machine needles come in an assortment of types and sizes. The wrong needle can cause issues such broken needles or threads, uneven or skipped stitches, and snags or holes in the fabric. You should choose your needle firstly according to the fabric construction, then the fabric
Artisan Stitch has re-opened for sewing classes & textile workshops. Events are currently scheduled up to December 2020. There are stringent Covid-protection measures in place within the building and in the studio, in accordance with Scottish Government requirements, and which have been approved by the HSE. If you have any questions (or concerns) please contact me to request a copy of these measures before you book.. Stay well!