Sewing machine cover  tutorial

Sewing machine cover tutorial

Our sewing machines need covers so dust and sunlight don’t get into the essential parts.
My Janome came with a plain white plastic cover which I used for years but I have always wanted to make some soft fabric cover which looks beautiful and cute. And as I started to do some simple quilting I have decided that quilted sewing machine cover is a good beginner quilting project.

So, in this tutorial, I will show you how I made the cover piecing and quilting in the hoop with my modern embroidery machine (Babylock Destiny2).

Rotary cutter tips and tricks – what mistakes to avoid

Rotary cutter tips and tricks – what mistakes to avoid

I wasn’t a quilter until recently, I used to sew clothes for myself and kids and some home decor items (mostly curtains). So I wasn’t used to rotary cutters, although I had all the time many different kinds of sewing scissors and I thought that rotary cutters are only used by quilters. 
Some time ago, before deciding to share my sewing experience with others, I started to sew leather. I heard from more experienced people that a rotary cutter is excellent for cutting leather and will transform you in a real leather cutting machine. So I tried it. And it was awful! I even film it so you can laugh now together with me – at the time I was so surprised at the way a rotary cutter works.
And I put together this article so you are not going to make the same mistakes I did.

The best sewing machine for advanced sewers: Janome Memory Craft 6600P

The best sewing machine for advanced sewers: Janome Memory Craft 6600P

Looking for the best sewing machine for advanced and intermediate sewists? Here is what I think — Janome Memory Craft 6600 p. I’ve had this machine for a little more than 5 years now, it is very solid, I have not had one single problem with it and I use it quite a bit every week.
The machine is a real workhorse with lots of bells and whistles. It does everything with the speed and precision critical to advanced sewing.
Let me show you why I love my Janome 6600.

List of Prime Day craft deals

These items will be on sale during Prime Day on Amazon (2019, crafting supplies) Note: Some of the links on this page are affiliate links. This means I will receive a commission if you order a product through one of my links. I only recommend products I believe in and...

List of Prime Day sewing deals

Amazon Prime Deals in sewing For example, look at this sewing machine (in the list below) – price cut is more than 50%! SINGER | | Quantum Stylist 9960 Computerized Portable Sewing Machine with 600-Stitches Electronic Auto Pilot Mode, Extension Table and Bonus...

Trip across the USA: visiting New Orleans

Every year Pattern Review members gather for a weekend appropriately named “Pattern Review Weekend” and this year the meeting is in Portland, OR ( last year it was in Stratford, ON ). Because I had a wonderful time last year I have decided to participate...

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