Once you start to sew, you will love it, sewing pop is a web site specialized in sewing machines, making reviews and tips to operate them, how to make and developed sewing patterns, and how alter them to create your own clothes or just master the industrial pattern techniques to break into this industry.

sewing machine tension

Adjusting the tension in your sewing machine is the start point for making beautiful sewing, tension in sewing machine is adjustable because you need to sew different fabrics with variety of thicknesses, and different stitch length too.

The goal of adjusting the tension is to have your two threads meet in the middle inside the fabric, if the bobbin thread is showing on the top of your fabric then you need to loosen your tension moving to a lower number, or in some cases tighten the bobbin tension. On the other hand if the top thread is showing on the backside of your fabric that means you need to tighten the tension for the needle thread, or loosen the bobbin tension. Continue reading »

The Bernina 1008 sewing machine prices and review

The Bernina 1008 sewing machine is a very simple mechanical machine, with no computer or display or any other fancy modern stuff, however it’s really good manufactured machine, for it’s made by the known company; Bernina, the company is known for its quality.

Easy to thread sewing machine with no extraneous features and stitches, it doesn’t have plenty of decorative stitches but it does the job in hand, it just does what a fashion student may need and does it well. The majority of a student work would be straight stitching, with occasional zigzagging. May be using the blind hem and the buttonhole every from time to time.

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Sewing machine buying guide

Sewing of clothes and fabrics has gained phenomenal popularity across the world, especially over the last decade, weather if you sew for passion or if you plan to have a career in fashion designing, this Sewing machine buying guide may help you.

Actually, you need to select your sewing machine wisely, and you know an artist is only as good as the tools he uses. Hence, when you decide to buy a sewing machine, you have to take care of certain factors, in this guide I will point out several aspects that you need to judge when you are going to buy one. Continue reading »