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Sewing Equipment – to have or have not? What Sewing Equipment do I need to buy?

What sewing equipment do I need to buy?

When it comes to sewing equipment, your sewing drawer could look just like your kitchen; full of ‘essential’ gadgets that may be your best friend, or may lie there gathering dust never to see the light of day.

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Learning to Sew: Read these 5 Top Tips!

 Learning to Sew: Read these 5 Top Tips

If you’ve just started learning to sew, read these 5 top tips to help.

Sewing can seem daunting to a novice. There is just so much to know. Well, here are a few tips to make learning to sew easier:

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A Guide to Basic Machine Stitches and Sewing Techniques

A guide to basic machine stitches and sewing techniques.

Modern sewing machines (made in the last 30 years or so) will produce a variety of basic machine stitches including straight stitches, zig-zag and other utility stitches. If you learn what these stitch types are used for, it’ll make your sewing easier and more enjoyable.

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Has the Great British Sewing Bee inspired you to sew?

If the new series of the Great British Sewing Bee has inspired you, then here are ten more reasons why you should learn to sew.

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What Sewing Machine should I buy?

Buying a Sewing Machine

Buying a sewing machine is exciting but can be very confusing.   If you’ve had a look already, then you’re probably baffled by the huge range of makes and models out there.  Why are some less than £100 and others cost several thousands. Don’t thy all do the same thing? So you’ll be asking yourself ‘What Sewing Machine should I buy?’

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Get to the Point! How to choose the correct sewing machine needles.

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

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