How to: Sewing Elastic Made Easy?

Answer Seamstresses commonly use elastic in the waistbands of pants, shorts and skirts. You can create a casing for the elastic by turning down the top edge of a garment and sewing a wide seam that leaves... Read More »

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How to Make Cheap & Easy Slipcovers Without Sewing?

Make a custom slipcover for a chair or couch without spending much money or sewing a single stitch. Slipcovers offer a layer of protection against day-to-day grime, spills and pet hair, and protect... Read More »

How is sewing thread made?

Thread is essential for a sewing project, of course, but not many crafters probably think about how sewing thread is made. Spools of thread result from twisting together several strands of fiber.Wh... Read More »

Are Brother sewing machines made in the USA?

Brother sewing machine products are made in Nagoya, Japan, by Brother Industries, Ltd., the parent company of Brother. Brother's, U.S.A., corporate offices are located in Bridgewater, New Jersey.Re... Read More »

Who made cotton sewing thread?

In 1806 Patrick Clark of Scotland devised a method of twisting cotton strands into a thread suitable for looms. In 1812 the Clark family established the first factory to make cotton sewing thread. ... Read More »