Skipped stitches, broken needle, thread breaking and uneven stitches, what do they all have in common? They can all be signs that you need to change your needle.
Whenever I’m having any type of issue with my machine I do two things:
- I check my needle
- I rethread it.
Seriously, those two things will take care of the majority of issues that come up when sewing. I’d say more than 50% of the time it’s the needle.
What Do The Cutting Blades Do?
The knives also called cutting blades, are a huge part of what makes using a serger so wonderful! The cutting blades trim the fabric even before the stitches are formed. This forms a neat, finished edge.
How to read a sewing pattern. It’s one of the things you need to be able to do if you plan to sew with a pattern. A pattern envelope is a selling tool and an educational device. The front generally has a photograph of the finished garment and several drawings or images of the variations that can be sewn. On the back, you’ll find detailed information to help you select fabric and all the notions necessary to complete the project.