Looking for a gift idea to celebrate the dad in your life this Father’s Day? Why not use your SINGER® embroidery machine to stitch out this cool design on a T-shirt, chef’s apron…just about anything you want!
For Mother’s Day my nieces and I wanted to create something unique and special to gift to their mom. Being the awesome person she is, the girls try to be just like her. They constantly follow her around, trying to do everything she does. So I decided that we should create slippers with their footprints in them, symbolizing that they will always follow in her footsteps.
This heirloom-inspired quilt features warm, tone-on-tone fabrics and threads, providing a monochromatic, vintage appearance. Machine embroidery, along with a variety of decorative stitching techniques have embellished the quilt blocks. Fabrics used in the quilt are dupioni silk, cotton, batiste, silk organza and cotton organdy. Rayon, cotton and metallic threads provide added interest throughout the entire piece. Read on for more details about five different techniques used in this quilt.
An overlock machine makes sewing many of your projects fast and easy. It can sew a seam and seam finish, and trim the excess seam allowance, all at one time! Your fashions get that ready-to-wear look that only a serger can provide! It’s important, though, that your machine is set up properly to give you the best stitching results. Below are a few top trouble-shooting tips to help you sew successfully with your overlock machine.
I’m so excited to share my first project with you! New to sewing, only 2 months in, I thought it would be kind of awesome for you to follow along as I tackle this new venture. I probably won’t know a lot of answers if you have questions but will make sure to connect with my peers to get you answers. So on to the project!
It is such a fun process to see what you have imagined in your head stitch out on your fabric right before your eyes! Overall I’ve really enjoyed using this machine. I have so many projects planned for the future, and I can’t wait to share it all with you!
These hems are often seen on the edges of napkins or table linens, the edges of ruffles, scarves and much, much more. The type of fabric being sewn basically determines whether you use the narrow hem or the rolled hem.
March is National Craft Month, and it is also National Quilting Month! One thing that crafters and quilters usually have in common, though, is a love for applique. So, this month we thought we would share some fun ways we have used applique recently, in hopes of inspiring your own creativity – no matter what type of sewing you like to do!