Repair Sewing Machines

How To : Recover Your Car Seats

This video gives you a step by step tutorial how to recover the seats of your car. If you are a little familiar with sewing, this is easier as you imagine. All you need for this repair is new fabrics and a normal sewing machine. The repair is made at a Volkswagen Golf Mk1 (Ra ...more

How To : Add crochet embellishments to clothing

Un-dull your crocheted sweater with a little creativity. Adding some decorative details and features to your clothing will do wonders for fashion, and could hide unsightly holes! Embellishing with crochet can be a creative way to repair a piece of clothing, and it can add flai ...more

How To : Sew a blind hem stitch to make Roman shades

This video demonstrates how to sew a blind hem stitch to make Roman shades. This stitch is very easy to do. You need a sewing machine that has a blind hem stitch already programmed in it and a blind hem foot. The video shows two different kinds of blind hem foot for two differ ...more

How To : Choose the best sewing machine

Whether you want to save money by making your own clothes or you just enjoy working with fabrics, choose the best sewing machine so your projects turn out great. You Will Need * A sewing class * A budget Step 1: Check out machines at local shop Visit your local sewing or fabr ...more

How To : Use a computerized sewing machine

In this tutorial, Sherry shows you how easy it is to use a computerized sewing machine, the Singer 7466. Computerized sewing machines are a relatively new invention. They work just like traditional machines but cut out a few steps in between for a more perfect stitch. If you h ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine

Crafts are easily completed once you learn how to quickly thread a sewing machine. You Will Need * A sewing machine * Thread * A needle * A bobbin Step 1 Put the presser foot into the upward position and place a spool of thread into the spool holder. Step 2 Insert the thread ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : Make your own pair of cyber flufflies at home

Keep warm and stay cute this winter! Make your own pair of trendy cyber fluffies! All you need is some faux fur in a color and style you like, thick elastic, plus a few basic sewing supplies (like a measuring tape and sewing machines).

How To : Sew an urban hammock with cotton fabric

This weekend, take some time to escape from the business and stress of your daily grind. Make a hammock and lay around in it. Fit for a city and you can make it even without much knowledge of sewing machines.

How To : Recycle & reconstruct your denim jeans

Learn how to recycle and reconstruct your denim jeans: Craft side Look, Learn and Create with Stefanie Girard and Jean Therapy with Scathe G. Allison demonstrate how to recycle and reconstruct your denim jeans. You can make a bag out of your jeans by using the leg as the strap ...more

News : The Other Side of Fashion

The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more

How To : Replace burnt light bulbs in casino slot machines

Running a casino can be a pain, especially if you have to call the maintenance guy to come repair all your slots. When they break, you lose money each minute, but you can save the time and save the money by repairing the broken slot machine yourself. One of the easiest slot re ...more

News : Mod Your Sewing Machine Into a Scroll Saw

From sewing machine to scroll saw, check out Instructables member bongodrummer's in depth HowTo. Says bongodrummer, "...Old sewing machines, that are actually really rather well made, are often thrown out by people who do not have the time or inclination to use or maintain t ...more

How To : Maintain the feed dog area on your own sewing machine

Save money by performing your own sewing machine maintenance! While there are differences between a Singer sewing machine, a Brother model or a Janome machine, there are many similarities. This video shows you how to maintain and clean the feed dog area on your sewing machine.

How To : Thread a sewing machine and start sewing

Before you can mend or create garments with your sewing machine, you'll need to thread it. This video guide will walk you through each of the necessary steps, from winding a bobbin to threading the top of the machine itself. For more information, and to get started threading y ...more

How To : Use your sewing machine as a beginner

Have a sewing machine and want to learn how to use it? If so, this ten-minute tutorial, which presents a general orientation to using an electric sewing machine, may be just what you need. For more information, and to get started using your own machine, watch this easy-to-foll ...more

How To : Fix the thread tension on your home sewing machine

Whether you use a Singer, Brother, Janome or other model of sewing machine, you'll still be able to use this tutorial. If you find that your stitches are too tight, too loose or bunching up on one side, the problem is likely with your thread tension. Here are a few ways to adj ...more

How To : Thread a bobbin on a side threading sewing machine

This video shows how to thread your bobbin on a side threading sewing machine. We start off by making sure that the needle is in the most upright position. The upper thread guide when moved to the most top of its travel, the needle is in the most upright position.Then you take ...more

How To : Quilt as you go with your sewing machine

Quilt as you go is becoming one of the most popular quilting methods out there and this video will show you how to do the technique using only your sewing machine. This method allows you to create a quilt in no time flat. You'll need lots of fabric strips, squares or triangles ...more

How To : Sew on bias tape all by machine

Check out this how-to video from wonderhowto.com to learn how to sew on bias tape all by machine but without the swearing! This bias tape sewing video was filmed all in one take--wow!

How To : Wind a sewing machine bobbin right every time

Ruth demonstrates how to wind a bobbin successfully every time you attempt. Place the spool of thread on the machine and wind the thread between the two disks on the spindle (found in all machines). It is better to wind the thread twice to avoid the thread come off the spindle ...more

How To : Machine baste on a Singer sewing machine

Machine basting is a common technique used in many patterns for garment construction. It's easy, and can help your garment look more professional when finished. This video tutorial shows you how to machine baste a seam.

How To : Use a sewing machine properly

Even if you never took home ec, you can create simple projects by learning the basics of sewing machine use. You Will Need * A sewing machine * A sturdy table * Thread * Your machine’s instruction manual * A bobbin * Fabric * An adjustable chair or table (optional) Step 1: Pl ...more

How To : Sew with a sewing machine

Want to learn how to use that sewing machine? This video will teach you the basics on how to use a sewing machine. This video is part of a series and shows the basics of sewing, reversing the machine, and the basic mechanisms of the sewing machine. She will also show you what ...more

How To : Thread a Brother sewing machine

Thread cassettes on a sewing machine allow you to advance prepare desired threads. This how-to video provides a video guide for using a Brother sewing machine, how to read indicator lights, and how to set the machine up for sewing. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn ho ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin

In order to thread your sewing machine and wind a bobbin, you will need the following, a sewing machine an empty bobbin, thread, and a pedal control for your sewing machine. Choose a good quality thread. Place the thread in the holder on top of the machine. Place the cap on th ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine step by step

This video shows us how to thread a sewing machine step by step. To thread a sewing machine: Place the presser foot in the upward position. Place a spool of thread on the spool holder. Traveling from the spool holder, across the top of the machine, look for a minimum of one th ...more

How To : Use the tension knob on a Kenmore sewing machine

Using a sewing machine entails knowing how to the tension knob properly. This sewing how-to video demonstrates how to properly adjust the tension knob on a vintage Kenmore sewing machine. The tension knob is located near the front of the sewing machine. It has a dial numbered ...more

How To : Embellish a thread painting on a sewing machine

"Big Fancy Fruitbowl" is a threadpainting that needed some embellishment. Using the bar-tack on the sewing machine three decorative techniques are demonstrated. Part 1 of 2 - How to Embellish a thread painting on a sewing machine. Part 2 of 2 - How to Embellish a thread paint ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine

This video shows in great detail how to thread a sewing machine. If you learn to thread one sewing machine you can thread any machine. Learning to thread a machine is one of the most common problems.

How To : Thread a school sewing machine

In this video, we learn how to thread a school sewing machine. First, apply the top thread to the bevin on the top of the sewing machine. You will thread this from the spool onto the side hook, then around the top and through the needle at the bottom. Next, thread the thread i ...more

How To : Start using the sewing machine for beginners

Are you picking up sewing for the first time, or simply looking to brush up on your sewing machine skills? This video covers all the basics of how to sew with a sewing machine. It also covers what basic sewing supplies are needed, how to wind a bobbin, how to correctly place ...more

How To : Use a sewing machine to make a miniature rug

This series shows how to make a miniature rug on the sewing machine with thread painting which mimics Russian needlepunch. Variegated threads give a lovely blended look similar to wool hooked rugs. The threads used are YLI cotton machine quilting threads. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more

How To : Thread a Brother LX-3125 compact sewing machine

The Brother LX-3125 is a basic compact, lightweight sewing machine great for home sewing projects. If you need some help threading this basic sewing machine, then this video will show you how it's done, and it will also show you how to wind the bobbin.

How To : Thread a horizontal sewing machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to thread a horizontal sewing machine. Start off by setting the spool on the top of the machine and placing a cap on the top to hold it on. Next, thread the string through the thread guide and then through the number one. After this, it will go d ...more

How To : Choose proper sewing machine feet for quilting

This video quilting tutorial explains how to choose the feet on the sewing machine to suit the purpose of the project at hand. Different quilts are going to require different sorts of seams, but the right rotation of feet will be able to multi-task effectively. Learn how to ch ...more

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