A few years ago one of my students asked "How important can it really be to know what needle to use in the sewing machine? Aren't they all basically the same?" I had a hard time convincing him that using the proper needle can make an.
Sewing Machine Tips for Presser Feet: Adjusting the tension knob according to your fabric. Heavy fabric: less tension. Lighter fabrics: More tension. Then the presser foot will hold the fabric securely to the feed dogs & keep it from sliding.
How to add a laser to your sewing machine - NB: If you have a computerised sewing machine, it may be wise to pop the magnets out that come on the back of the laser. Some magnets can interfere with the computer components.
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