Sewing Machine Maintenance NEVER EVER take a lint filled machine to see the sewing machine doctor unless it is perfectly clean! They will know you are serious about your machine and get right to the issue.not chalk it up to "dirty machine"!
Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place.
How to Sew Hems by Machine - 12 Methods for Sewing Hems Learn how to sew 12 different hems using your sewing machine. This articles has easy tips, tricks and how-to's that you can use to improve your sewing.