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Sewing machine basics

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How to sew straight lines on your sewing machine

Are you having trouble sewing straight lines on your sewing machine? Here are all the things I wish I'd known when I started learning to sew.

Learn to Sew on Your Sewing Machine

If you've been wanting to learn how to sew but don't know how to use a sewing machine yet, you need to check out Starting to Sew, a free self-paced online class for beginners.

How to Thread a Sewing Machine Needle - Sewing Tutorial for Beginners

I didn’t think about making this tutorial about threading a needle before because it’s kind of routine for me - I do it every day and don’t even think about it, it seems so simple. I can compare it with brushing teeth - we know it’s important but we don’t publish tutorials telling people how to do it because we consider everybody already knows it, right? So I was really surprised to see that this phrase “How to thread a needle” gets 6600 searches per month in Google! It means that people…

9 Printable Sewing Cheat Sheets

Print these sewing cheat sheets out for free and have right on hand to save you time and effort, leaving you more time to create beautiful things!

Watch popular Sewing machine basics videos

Do you want successful stitches? Then you need to know how to correctly load a bobbin into your sewing machine. Learn bobbin loading basics and how to insert a bobbin into your machine whether it has a front-loading bobbin or a top-loading one.
DIY fringe skirt. Ruched fringe skirt tutorial
This is one of my must have sewing machine features. It makes threading your machine a breeze.  Instead of having to thread your sewing machine needle by hand, you can use this feature to thread your needle for you.   Re-pin for later and click through to see how much easier and faster an automatic needle threader is!
Mini Sewing Machine