Have you ever tried to estimate how much you and your family are spending on clothing and all the related expenses (including mending and fitting your favorite piece in cases when you put or lost a little bit of weight?). Well, a new wardrobe may cost a little fortune. And ask someone to adjust the … Read more Best Sewing Machine: 14 Options with Pros, Cons, & Deals
Fabric glue is a familiar tool for all your arts and crafts enthusiasts reading this. It is a fantastic tool that can help repair your clothes, lets you be creative, and even save you money. But one thing you might not expect is accidentally getting some fabric glue on an area you did not want … Read more How to Remove Fabric Glue from Clothes (Silk, Leather, etc)
Brother JX2517 sewing machine is an easy-to-use machine, with all its stitch working, sews basic styles perfectly, and comes at a great price. It can hardly qualify for a professional sewing job. But it can be fine even for advanced sewing projects. Generally, this machine is easy to use, set up, and maintain, as long … Read more Brother JX2517 Review: Fantastic Stitches at Surprising Price
Whether you have had a dream dress in mind or were just searching lightly on the internet, finally deciding on the perfect dress and clicking that buy button. Some time later, and you go it in your mail. Then opening that package as if it were a gift? Exciting! Especially when you have to wait … Read more How to Shorten a Dress Without Cutting It? (5 Different Ways)
If you’re reading this article, I’m going to take a wild guess that you are arts and craftsperson who is just picking up the skill of stitching. So, while learning it, you probably have come to the point of finishing your work, and it’s time to close the stitch. But how to end a stitch? … Read more How to End a Stitch: Embroidery, Knitting, Running, Crochet, etc.
When it comes to embroidery, we always want to make the most amazing and customized designs. The Singer XL-400 embroidery/sewing machine comes well equipped for this. it comes with 125 built-in embroidery designs, including five fonts and outline lettering. And of course there’ so much more. Do you have a particular question about Singer XL-400? … Read more Singer XL-400 Review: Pros, Cons, Troubleshooting & Videos
Brother sewing company once more prioritizes strength and portability in Brother ST531HD sewing machine. The machine can handle as many as 6 layers of denim with ease. This machine is also great for managing different quilting projects, and you shouldn’t be scared of exploring that option. But there’s much more to this versatile model. Let’s … Read more Brother ST531HD Review: Deals with Any Fabric You Throw at It
Few machines combine the versatility and power of Juki HZL-F600. This machine is perfect for all your stitching projects, including decorative, utility, alphabet, and so on. This machine also works well heavy and has a separate walking foot for sewing thicker materials like denim, cotton, chiffon, or general quilting. So whether you are into quilting, … Read more Juki HZL-F600 Review: Powerful, Versatile & Simply Brilliant
While Janome Hello Kitty might have the “Barbie look,” it is no less a reliable machine for your basic stitching and quilting projects. The built-in 15 stitches, including the four-step adjustable buttonhole, adjustable stitch length, zigzag, can help you create all the unique designs and projects you want. But let’s see what else you’d get … Read more Janome Hello Kitty Review: Cutest (But Functional) Sewing Machine
Bother LX3014 just has a name tag given to it: simplicity. It matters little if you are making a new costume, stitching up your shirts, or creating a debuting couture collection. This machine will give you the result you hope, even inspite of the fact that it doesn’t come with a bunch of bells and … Read more Brother LX3014 Review: Accessories Alone Cover the Price of This Machine!
When working with Janome JW8100 almost all projects will be a breeze. The built-in needle threader makes threading this machine efficient and straightforward. There are simple start/stop buttons close to the needle that makes precise sewing and quilting possible. The reverse buttons will make it easier to reinforce seams on your fabrics. A dedicated start/stop … Read more Janome JW8100 Review: Handles Any Task Making Sewing a Breeze
If you want to purchase a “Real” embroidery machine, you will have to look past this machine. It does not embroider the designs or scale any of the font letters as a professional seamstress will want them. This machine is great for a beginner who is looking for the right tool to get into embroidery. … Read more Brother SC9500 Full Review: True Gem that Handles Sewing, Quilting & Embroidery
Janome 2212 machine is a simple machine any beginner interested in improving their sewing skills can start with. As basic as it looks, it has lots of features that an advanced seamstress would wish for. You can make beautiful stitches with its dozen built-in stitch options, including a reverse stitch function and a simple four-step … Read more Janome 2212 Review: Amazing Features for a Generous Price
Janome Magnolia 7318 is one of the powerful machines out there. It has lots of great features to aid your sewing, plus 18 built-in stitches that include utility stitches, overcasting stitches, 4 step buttonholes, and more. The machine is great for all your personal and professional projects like quilting, garments, crafting, home decor, and the … Read more Janome Magnolia 7318 Full Review: Powerhouse of the Machines
Janome HD1000 is what many will call a comfortable machine for your sewing projects. It has 14 Built-in stitches that include utility, stretch stitches. And even though it doesn’t seem like a lot, it even has a fancy 4 step buttonholes stitch too. While it doesn’t sound like a lot this machine can get you … Read more Janome HD1000 Full Review: Pros, Cons, Videos, & Manual
Janome 8900 is a resounding success on the back of MC7700QCP sewing machine. It stitches perfectly and is suitable for large quilting and big home furnishing projects. This machine’s great feature is its ACUFEED FLEX system, which helps you achieve perfection in handling all kinds of fabrics. And this model is truly the case when … Read more Janome 8900 Review: Handles Any Material at the High Speed
Janome Magnolia 7330 is an excellent machine for professional sewing, quilting, crafting, and stitching projects. It comes with a 30 decorative stitches feature that allows you to do your home decors and your wardrobes. But there’s so much more to it. Simple, powerful – there’s just a few adjectives describing this sewing trooper. Let’s jump … Read more Janome Magnolia 7330 Review: FAQ, Pros, Cons, Manual and Videos
Janome HD3000 is an excellent machine for any seamstress who works for long hours and looking for something that will last (and one of the best Janome machines IMHO). This machine can sew through the varying thickness of fabrics, from soft garments to denim and canvas (some reported they could sew as much as 10 … Read more Janome HD3000 Review: Basic Quilting and Sewing Machine That Will Last for Ages
Brother CE1100PRW is a limited edition machine, and it is common to see the refurbished edition nowadays. And it’s clear to me why. The model is so good that we just can’t get enough of it. But let’s dive deeper, so you can see for yourself. Do you have a particular question about Brother CE1100PRW? … Read more Brother CE1100PRW Review: Why Those Are Still Selling Out Like Hot Cakes?
Brother SQ9185 is a computerized machine, which makes it suitable for many complex sewing projects. The advanced threading feature on this machine will ensure that you waste little time in threading your machine. But there’s so much more to it! Let’s dig deeper to see if this model is a good choice to consider if … Read more Brother SQ9185 Review: Big Bang for Your Buck with Some Learning Curve
Singer 3337 is pretty sweet to handle if you are a beginner. There’s no complicated assembling. Just plug the cord for the paddle, and start sewing. Even though it’s a bit basic, if you are looking for a solid working horse on a budget this model might be a good option to consider. But let’s … Read more Singer 3337 Review: Probably the Best Machine If You Are a Beginner…
Brother 1634D is a serger perfect for finishing, creating rolled hems, inserting zippers, or creating ruffles on both knits and your woven fabrics. And it’s just to name a few. On this machine, you can work with multiple threads at once. It has a 1-needle 3-thread or 2-needle 4-thread options. But let’s look deeper to … Read more Brother 1634D Review: Is This Serger Worth What You Are Paying for It?
Singer 5400 is a portable sewing machine with various stitches that makes it perfect for sewing, quilting, heirloom, crafts, and other decorative works. This machine is ideal for beginners due to its easy to use features. Although even experienced sewers might like it too as a back up machine. Anyways, read on if you are … Read more Singer 5400 Review: FAQ, Pros, Cons, Manual and Videos
When it comes to sewing with Brother SE1800, you will find things like easy threading and changing the bobbins and needles. This machine runs smoothly with as little noise as possible. It has lots of features and sews a lot of decorative stitches. But let’s get into the specifics. It really is an exceptional machine … Read more Brother SE1800 Review: Beautiful Stitches and Embroidery by Anyone
Singer 2263 sewing machine sews like a dream for many seamstresses; it comes with a stylish design that masks the high-quality mechanical build. Like many other superior Singer machines, it has an automatic threader, which makes threading easy and breezy. Other functions like Creating buttonholes on dress, gowns, and the rest is as easy as … Read more Singer 2263 Review: Is It Really Great for All Levels Sewing?
Brother XR3140 machine is a great one for complex sewings like blind hems, gathering, elastic attachment, stretch zigzag stitching, decorative satin stitching, and many more. And it doesn’t come with a huge price tag in spite of all of these. But let’s jump into details and see what makes this model so special (and what … Read more Brother XR3140 Review: Very Worthy Sewing and Quilting Trooper
Over 450 million pairs of jeans are sold every year in America. Despite the many styles, the traditional jean remains the most popular. However, not all clothing companies may make them the best quality. We’re all victims of it! Ripped jeans in between our legs/thighs! So, it’s about time you sit down and read on … Read more How to Fix Ripped Jeans Without Sewing: Patch, Embroider, & More
Yamata FY810 is a needle post-bed lockstitch machine that comes with both a table and a motor (you have to assemble these parts). It is a heavy-duty sewing machine, which means it can sew almost any fabric not thicker than 1/8′ at a speed you could have only dreamt of (up to 3,000 stitches per … Read more Yamata FY810 Review: Factory Quality Sewing at the Retail Price Tag (w/Pros, Cons, & Video)
Brother 1034DX sewing machine is an affordable and high-performing machine (quite different from the famous Brother 1034D). This 3/4 serger will perform admirably with three to four threads to create customized designs and details. It can do all your serging and is perfect for fabric finishing, home décor, and creative fashion sewing. But let’s jump … Read more Brother 1034DX: Full Review, Pros, Cons, and Comparison with 1034D
Juki MO-50E is a multiple thread serging machine with good lay-in tensions that allows you to perform professional and neat serging on the most popular (and challenging) fabrics. It is one of the most generously priced sergers you can get out there to perform at the same level. (Juki is practically a synonym of quality). … Read more Juki MO-50E Review: User-Friendly Device with Mind-Blowing Sergering Quality
Brother no longer sells this machine, but people are still looking for information on it shows how ‘legendary’ this machine is (thanks to Project Runway show, big fan here!). This machine can help to finish almost any sewing project you might have in mind. (Even something that might seem too challenging). But let’s look into … Read more Brother LB6800PRW Review: Great for Starting with Sewing and Embroidery or Not?
Singer 4411 is a top machine for your heavy ‘duty’ sewing. It can easily pierce through any of your fabrics due to its great power. And it’s super fast too (and doesn’t cost a fortune). You can perform up as much as 1,100 stitches in just a minute. This is one sewing machine you should … Read more Singer 4411 Review: Heavy Duty Sewing at a Reasonable Price
If you plan to improve the finish of your design and handle multiple layers of heavy materials like denim, cotton, jeans, fleece, and the rest, you should consider Brother 1034D. This serger is perfect for finishing the edges and hems of fabric, creating a decorative edge on formal wear, cotton fabrics, and linens. But let’s … Read more Brother 1034D Review: Affordable Workhorse That Might Change Your View on Serging
Singer 4423 is heavy duty and versatile sewing machine that you can use to sew a wide range of fabric. Anything from simple stitching to whole garment sewing, no matter the fabric thickness, will do. This machine comes with 23 built-in stitches (and 97 stitches applications). So you’ll get anything from basic to stretch and … Read more Singer 4423 Review: Heavy Duty Sewing Trooper or Waste of Money?
Brother PQ1500SL is the go-to machine for most seamstresses. It is quite an ‘exciting’ machine that gives quality results with quilting or sewing. Your skill level is not important. Once you are opt-in for this working horse – it will do well both for newbies and season seamstresses looking for a reliable working horse. But … Read more Brother PQ1500SL: Super Fast and Budget-Friendly (+Videos, Pros&Cons)
Brother CS5055PRW is a simple and basic computerized machine that you can use to perform most of your utility, heirloom, quilting, or other stitch functions. This sewing machine should be your top choice if you are still a beginner. But there are definitely more things you should know about this model if you are looking … Read more Brother CS5055PRW Review: Versatile Working Horse at a Bargain Price
Singer 7258 is a computerized, heavy-duty machine that comes with 100 built-in stitches. You can use this machine to perform fashion sewing, quilting, crafting, decorative sewing, and others. Although it sounds like a good (and pretty versatile) deal, there are still things you should learn about this machine before seriously considering buying it. Do you … Read more Singer 7258: Super Versatile Sewing Powerhouse (+Pros, Cons, and Videos)
When we rip a piece of our clothing or a pair of our pants, we simply throw it away. But what if there was an alternative? This is where Japanese embroidery, specifically Sashiko embroidery, can come in and save your clothes. This traditional Japanese stitching technique not only fixes and repairs your ripped clothes, but … Read more Full Guide to Japanese Embroidery: Sashiko, Boro, and Bunka
Janome 400E is an ’embroidery only’ machine. Like many other Janome models, 400E does not fail to deliver on its promises. It comes with some unusual perks (compared to other embroidery machines within a similar price range). It has a relatively large number of built-in designs and monogramming options. So it’s definitely a machine to … Read more Janome 400E Honest Review: Top-Notch Embroidery Device or Not?
Singer 8280 sewing machine is a basic machine that’s perfect for simple sewing projects. Although not a sophisticated machinery, it includes the main features and some advanced functionalities to spice up your sewing experience. But let’s jump into details so you can decide whether or not it’s right for you. Do you have a particular … Read more Singer 8280 Review: Basic Machine to Bring Your “A” Sewing Game
Singer 14CG754 serger will make a great addition to any sewing room. It features a wide selection of stitch options, including 4 built-in rolled hems, that help you achieve beautiful edge finishes every time. So if you are looking into options to up your sewing game, this machine might be an excellent option to consider. … Read more Singer 14CG754 Full Review with Pros, Cons & Video
Suppose you’re searching for a durable embroidery machine with built-in memory. In that case, your search is over because the Brother PE770 is one of the best machines for embroidery out there. (Not to mention that it beat any embroidery pen you might think of). And it even comes with the larger (5″ x 7″) … Read more Brother PE770 Review: Affordable Start for Your Long-Term Embroidery Journey
Brother HC1850 is a versatile computerized sewing and quilting machine. It is packed with a litany of features. This makes this machine exceptional for quilting, sewing, basic monogramming, and decorative stitches. It seemingly has tons of blows and whistles to offer and, at the same time, doesn’t look like a complicated device to handle. But … Read more Brother HC1850 Honest Review: Lot’s of Value for a Little Money
Brother PE535 Embroidery Machine is a great little machine if you ONLY want to embroider small designs. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’ll find PE535 easy to use and incredibly valuable. Getting started with this machine is easy, thanks to its easy needle threading system and the helpful tutorial videos that come with … Read more Brother PE535 Review: Pros, Cons, Full Rating, and Videos
Singer 4432 is a super hardworking workhorse that will make a great home addition. It’s primarily designed with your heavy-duty projects in mind. It can also be used as a basic sewing unit for a beginner or an occasional sewer looking for almost industrial-like quality and efficiency at a fraction of professional machines’ cost. But … Read more Singer 4432 Review: Super Fast Hardworking Heavy Duty Machine
Brother 2340CV Coverstich is not your regular serger as you cannot sew off the fabric. But with this machine, you’ll be able to produce a perfect finish for all of your designs. Let’s try to figure out whether or not it’s worth the investment in this review. Do you have a particular question about Brother … Read more Brother 2340CV Review + Few Challenges That Come With It
Singer 2277 is a simple sewing machine that’s perfect for beginners and valuable for more experienced sewers. It’s simple to use and maintain, and it’s perfectly suited to handle basic sewing, home projects, alterations, and more. Even without going into details, I can say, it’s a solid choice to consider if you need something affordable, … Read more Singer 2277 Review: Affordable, Solid, and Easy. Is It Enough?
Janome 500E is a powerful embroidery machine that will allow you to create designs that reflect a personal sense of style. With this machine, it’s easy to personalize, embellish, and monogram home decor items, garments, and accessories. So whether you have a thing to crafting personalized gifts for your friends and family or was thinking … Read more Is Janome 500E Enough to Start Your Own Embroidery Shop? (Full Review)
Nowadays, it is quite hard to get a reliable sewing machine without robbing a bank. Especially if you don’t want anything fancy and only care about basic features, durability, and ease of use to complete your day-to-day sewing tasks. But Brother XM2701 probably marks all the checkboxes. This machine is for sewers who are looking … Read more Brother XM2701: Honest Review with Pros, Cons, Tips, and Videos
Singer 14J250 will most likely be a great addition to any sewing room (at least if the seamstress is passionate about the quality of the finished looks of her designs). With this serger’s needle threader, wide open and color-coded threading, finishing seams, and hems cannot get easier. The 2-3-4 thread capability and adjustable switch length … Read more Singer 14J250 Review: One of the Easiest Sergers Ever?
If you were looking into getting yourself a serger, you might be eyeing Juki MO-655 as an option. It can be quite complicated for a newbie (particularly in the threading department). Still, at the same time, you’ll get Juki’s real quality, which is probably one of my favorite sewing devices’ manufacturers of all. Nonetheless, let’s … Read more Juki MO-655 Review: Solid Serging Choice or Not?