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What are the parts to a sewing machine (and what do they do)?

Sewing Basics. What are the Parts to a Sewing Machine. I’ll be sharing some basics courses to help you get started sewing in not time. Today I’m giving you the run down on the Parts to a sewing machine. Things might look a little different on your machine – but all machines have these key elements.

Learn How To Use Your Serger From the Experts!

Serging Pam Mahshie, Baby Lock’s Educational Ambassador, is a serger workshop expert. Since most of us can’t attend one of her hands-on classes, they decided to bring the workshop to us. Together, Pam and Nancy Zieman start at square one, reviewing the parts of a serger and then showing you how to stitch basic stitches.

I'm going to do kind of french seams to my coat. Kind of - but after this part seen on the picture, I will edge stitch that little flap down. So on the right side it's going to look like veeery wide double stitch. Very chic!

Learn the basics of setting up your Brother SE 400 Sewing Machine for embroidery so that you can get started on a new embroidery project! A simple tutorial on how to connect the embroidery foot, and embroidery unit to the sewing machine. In this embroidery tutorial, Brother SE400 Embroidery Set up (Part 1), I will show you how to set up your se...

How To Make A T-Shirt Quilt: For Dummies

Good morning everyone! As many of you know from my posts on Facebook, I finished my t-shirt quilt! It took a lot of time and patience, but it was so worth it! Several of you have been asking how...

Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z , Part 3 Video from Sewing with Nancy. Join Nancy as she continues the sewing journey through her favorite tips and techniques. In this final show of the series on Sewing A to Z, Nancy demonstrates techniques from S-Z. Attaching Snaps, Topstitching, Understitching, sewing Vinyl, making Wrapped Corners, preparing Yo-yos, and inserting Zippers are featured.

How to read a sewing pattern

I love how there'es a video that shows and explains the different parts to a sewing pattern. Who knew there were so many places you need to look to get a a good idea of what all the directions are.


Yes, I know, I too once had fear grip me at the thought of inserting an invisible zipper in a garment or project! And then I was asked by someone to show them how to do it ……oops! So …