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Brother LS2125i Review – Is it worth buying?

When you are just starting with a previously unexplored activity, it can become quite difficult to figure out the best product with which to commence the journey. Does it have the right balance of cost and features? Would you outgrow it too quickly? Should you splurge on something more advanced to begin with to get […]

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Brother 1034D Serger Review

You would be mistaken to think that a ‘serger’ is just a cool new naming scheme for Brother’s sewing machines.  On the contrary, it’s an entirely different class of machines intended for creating professional-grade seams, ones that are durable no matter the type of fabric used, and especially for the more tricky stretchy fabrics. In […]

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Sewing Machine Safety Tips for Avoiding Injuries

Although there are many negatives to having a highly litigious society, it does serve as a force that makes manufacturers more mindful when designing their products. For the niche of sewing machines in particular, even the entry models are endowed with many automatic features that by default prevent injuries, the most common being the automatic […]

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Choosing the Best Fabric for Clothes

You may think that the pattern is the most important first step for making a garment, but the truth is – finding the right fabric is equally important. Even if you think you have the ideal pattern and idea, if you use the wrong kind of fabric to make clothing, you can end up with […]

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Different Types of Denim Fabric

Denim became a popular fabric for making workers clothes in the 18th century due to the fact that it is very durable and resists a lot of wear and tear. Two Americans – Levis Strauss and Jacob Davis were the first to make trousers of this material back in 1873, which later became known as […]

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