News

Lifestyle / Sewing /

Giving Thanks

For Those Who Brave The Stitch The season of thanks is upon us. That time of year when we glance into life’s rearview mirror, take inventory of that which we’ve collected through the years, and thank all those responsible. Just as the needles and thread have made our…
Sewing /

Roller Foot VS. Walking Foot

Roller Foot/Walking Foot The Roller foot is quite often an overlooked accessory for your sewing machine. I was introduced to it in the 1970’s—when I first learned to sew—and polyester double knits were the fashion. (I know, I just dated myself. Did I mention I learned to…
Sewing /

Border Guide Foot

A Q&A With Martin. So you’ve got a lot of feet. No I’m not talking about the ones you’ve got attached to your ankles. I’m talking about the ones for your sewing machine. If you’re like me, your table looks a lot like this when deciding on the right foot…
Sewing /

11 Random Thoughts on Thread

I have a friend who calls me a thread snob. Maybe so. I do have pretty strong opinions on thread when I sew. So I put together a list of 11 random thoughts on thread. Pretty much just a list of things that have come to mind lately that could be helpful for anyone who's had thread…
Lifestyle / Sewing /

Why Do You Sew?

It's a question I've been wondering for a while now, practically my whole life. Why do you sew? Even the definition of sewing doesn't exactly make it sound all that exhilarating.  Wow...riveting. But let's dive a little deeper. My early experiences with sewing, probably like…