How to Clean a Sewing Machine

how to clean a sewing machine

Are you tired of dealing with lint and thread buildup on your sewing machine? Not only does it affect the machine’s performance, but it can also be a fire hazard.  In this blog post, we will show you the ultimate guide on how to clean a sewing machine. Not only will you learn the step-by-step … Read more

What is Burlap? Uses & Benefits of Burlap

what is burlap

Firstly, it’s important to understand what is burlap – a natural, biodegradable fabric made from the fibers of the jute plant. Burlap, also known as jute or hessian. The fibers are collected, processed, and woven into a rough, sturdy material that has been used for centuries in a variety of applications. One of the most … Read more

Sew Cranky Offers “Hands-on History” with Hand Crank Sewing Machines

Sew Cranky, located in the Copper Country of Michigan, is a unique business that offers a hands-on experience with history through their collection of antique hand-crank sewing machines. The owners, Ginger Alberti and Mike Sabo, started the business in California where Alberti sewed historic clothing for several years and brought a hand-crank sewing machine on … Read more

Sewing Machine Troubleshooting Guide for Beginners

sewing machine troubleshooting guide

Are you constantly struggling with thread tangling, bobbin issues, and jammed needles on your sewing machine?  You’re not alone. If you’re a sewing enthusiast, you know that a malfunctioning sewing machine can be a major pain point. In this blog post, we’ll explore common sewing machine troubleshooting and provide solutions to help you get back … Read more

Best Seam Ripper for Embroidery

Best Seam Ripper for Embroidery

Are you tired of constantly replacing cheap seam rippers that can’t handle the demands of your embroidery projects? It’s frustrating and time-consuming to search for a reliable tool, but the market is flooded with options that just don’t cut it. That’s where we come in – in this blog post, we’ll help you find the … Read more