Travel with Sewing machine

Traveling With A Sewing Machine (Tips & Best-Practice)

How can you best bring a sewing machine during travels? There is actually a lot to consider here. Can you bring a sewing machine on an airplane? What are the best travel sewing machines What are the best travel cases and bags? How do you bring a sewing machine in a boat and an RV? We will […]

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Needle keeps unthreading

Why Does My Needle Keep Unthreading? (8 Reasons)

This is a very common problem. Let’s take a look at the most common reasons why the needle keeps unthreading, and what we can do to resolve the problem and sure the thread will stay in place. Why does my sewing machine needle keep unthreading? The most common reason the thread will jump out of

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Sewing Machine Runs TOO Slow? 6 Issues (Solved)

It’s no fun sewing on a sewing machine that runs slow. There can be many reasons for that, and in this blog post, we will try to find out what causes the problem. Why does my sewing machine run slow? A sewing machine typically runs slow because it is jammed or needs lubricate. Besides that,

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needles keeps falling out

Why Does My Sewing Machine Needle Fall Out? (Solved)

We have all tried it. We are just starting to sew and the needle falls out. Again. So what can we do to make sure it stays where it’s supposed to be? Let’s take a look at that question. Why does my sewing machine needle fall out? The reason the needles falls out is probably that

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Fabric pulls to the side

Why Does My Sewing Machine Pull to the Left? (Solved)

It can be very frustrating when your machine pulls to side. Here’s an explanation and what you can do to fix it! Why does my sewing machine pull to the left? A sewing machine pulls to the side because of the footer or because you need an extension table. You can change footer size and

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What do the numbers and colors mean (on the needle)

Sewing Machine Needles – Numbers & Colors Explained

Many people don’t know what the colors and number on the sewing machine needles mean. We have put together an easy and quick guide that everybody can understand. What do the colors and numbers on sewing needles mean? The numbers indicate how robust the needle is. Higher numbers for heavy fabric and lower numbers for

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best stitch for stretchy fabric

Best Stitches For Stretch Fabric (+13 Tips For Sewing Knits)

Stretchy fabric is a little different to work with than woven fabric. The fact that it is elastic means that we need to pay special attention to the types of stitches we can use. What is the best stitch for stretchy fabric? The best stitch for stretchy fabric is a zigzag stitch. We need a

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The strongest stitches

What’s The Strongest Stitch (& Thread) On Sewing Machines?

Most sewing machines have between 10-30 different types of stitches, but which stitch is the strongest stitch? Sometimes you just want to most durable result, that will last as long as possible. What is the strongest sewing machine stitch? The strongest stitch on a sewing machine is a straight stitch. The straight stitch is very hard

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Watt = Volts * Amps

How Much Electricity (Amps, Volts & Watts) Do Sewing Machines Use?

How much electricity do you need to power a sewing machine properly? That’s good to know if you have lost the converter, or maybe you want to use the machine during travels. Here’s how much electricity sewing machines use: A sewing machine usually uses 100 Watts. Some older models only 85 and some large industry

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avoid shoulder pain from sewing

Avoid Shoulder Pain When Sewing? (3 Exercises + 6 Tips)

I’ve experienced a bit of pain and soreness in my shoulder, and I wondered how to avoid shoulder pain from sitting at the sewing machine. How do you avoid shoulder pain when sewing? You avoid shoulder pain by taking breaks at least every 30 minutes. You also need to stretch and do some shoulder shrugs

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