In the modern age with great technological advances, sewing machines continue to evolve from just a simple bare-bones straight stitcher to a machine with a mouthful of features. From the yesteryears when lockstitch is the best in stitch formation, to the patent of a household sewing machine by Singer, Necchi's additional zigzag functionality, to the… Continue reading What Sewing Machine Should I Buy? A Guide on Buying A Sewing Machine Part 1
There are so many ways of making a buttonhole made by different machines and different steps, the results are the same. Machines today are getting more advanced with plenty of bells and whistles that may sound catchy for the new and old sewists alike. One-step buttonhole, common in high-end sewing machines; four-step and five-step buttonhole,… Continue reading Making a Machine ButtonHole
The Class 15 bobbin case and several 2nd version Class 15 bobbins wound with different threads. The bobbin case specifically made for the Class 15 front- or side-loading sewing machines. This type of bobbin case is removable from the shuttle, and made of metal which it can withstand the wear and tear of sewing for… Continue reading The Class 15 Bobbin Case
Why vintage sewing machines? There are some reasons behind these are still used even computerized and sewing machine-embroidery combo are already running in every household. Sewing machines in the vintage era, particularly in the early 1860's to the late 1960's, are known for their good quality stitching and their heavy duty metal bodies made of… Continue reading The Beauty of Vintage Sewing Machines
Hello! This is John Kelly of SkellySews and I made a new WordPress Blog after all the commotion of trying an HTML site and whatever but still I'm back to this. My apologies for that. I'll try to post as much as possible.