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Knowing and understanding the basic parts of a sewing machine can be very helpful in not only learning how to diagnose possible problems but in learning how to sew as well. Jessica Giardino explains all of the basic parts of a sewing machine and what they do.

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Updated. Bobbin thread tension is important to check when sewing on a machine, let's take a look at how to fix any tension issues you come across.

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Are you having trouble sewing straight lines on your sewing machine? Here are all the things I wish I'd known when I started learning to sew.

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If you've been wanting to learn how to sew but don't know how to use a sewing machine yet, you need to check out Starting to Sew, a free self-paced online class for beginners.

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If you are new to sewing, you might be wondering what are the basic machine stitches I will need to use to get going on my first project. Here are 4 basics.

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9.9M views, 154K likes, 4.1K loves, 1.9K comments, 96K shares, Facebook Watch Videos from Clothes tips: Good sewing machine tips

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It’s tension time & you feel the stress of not being able to get the sewing machine tension quite right. Easy checklist to get your machine sewing correctly

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How to choose a sewing machine needle - universal vs knit vs sharp needles - which needle should you use for which fabric

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Here's what to do when your sewing machine thread bunches up. Sewing machine thread bunching up on the top or underside of fabric is a common problem & a frustrating one! But don't despair, there are lots of things you can check to solve this issue. Refer to this checklist before call a sewing machine repair man!

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