The Brother SE400 Computerized Embroidery Sewing Machine takes the SE350 up a notch by adding a USB port so you can download embroidery patterns and stitches and update your machine through your laptop or computer.
For its price range, this is a phenomenally functional machine – bordering on professional use due to the wide […]
1. Costumes don’t necessarily need to be as perfect as clothing or other projects you sew. Decide whether you want your costume beautifully sewn right down to the last detail, or if you’d rather achieve the overall effect quickly.
2. Inexpensive fabrics are usually fine for costumes.
3. Since many costume fabrics are either sheer […]
Organic fabrics like cotton, wool, silk and hemp must meet regulations set by the Organic Trade Association regarding fiber processing, production, dyeing and non-toxic handling. It’s important to look for organic certification on labels to ensure that a product is actually organic. Sustainable fabrics are produced without federal guidelines and certification.
Organic cotton is the […]
Hand-knit sweaters and most sweaters made to look hand-knit can be mended quite smoothly when they’ve been badly frayed or snagged. Many good sweaters are even sold with a bobbin of yarn attached. Test for needle sizes by slipping needles into the existing stitches — the body is usually knitted on a needle that is […]