Medical Mission Bags - How To and Why
by erika on May 03, 2013
We are constantly amazed at the generosity in time and materials of our customers, and this project is no exception. We introduced the need for small draw string bags to you only 3 weeks ago, and we already have 172 to pass along! Medical Mission International is a group that works with local churches across North America in supporting short-term medical and dental aid trips around the world. How can a sewer help too?
Long Arm Rental Program is Going Strong
by erika on February 20, 2013
The long arm quilt frame rental program is going strong at Sewing Machines Etcetera.
The new Platinum 3000 and Quilt Sew Clever II Robot are a pleasure to use with over 350 designs available. Here is an example called ‘Animal Crackers’ that would look great on a children’s quilt.
Organizing your Bobbin Thread
by erika on January 15, 2013
There are all sorts of storage solutions for organizing your bobbins, but have you thought about organizing your THREAD by colour coding them with your actual bobbins?
How Wide to Make your Stitch when Using a Twin Needle
by erika on December 18, 2012
Twin needles were designed primarily for hemming on knits, but did you know they can be used decoratively as well? By using your decorative stitches and perhaps 2 colours of thread, you can get amazing decorative effects. But how wide do you set your stitch to avoid breaking the needle?