– The Service Count is the number of stitches since the last time the machine was serviced. – The Total Count is the total number of stitches sewn…

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4-ply yarn (also known as fingering yarn) is the darling of the sock world, as well as being a great favourite for shawls, lace work and fine knits…

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Is quilting cotton good for clothing? Yes, you can use quilting cotton as apparel fabric. The main thing to remember is that quilting cotton tends to be crisper…

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A double needle lock stitch machine is used to sew two stitch lines at a time on the garment part. Which machine is used for stitching clothes? A…

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The 1834 eye-pointed needle sewing machine of Walter Hunt was later re-invented by Elias Howe of Spencer, Massachusetts and patented by him in 1846. What was the first…

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How do you clean a sewing needle? These options were suggested: Sewer’s Aid: “If you put a drop on your needle before sewing through fusible it even prevents…

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Yarn Weight US Needle Size Knitting Stitches Per Inch, in Stockinette Stitch Light worsted or DK (double-knitting) 5–7 5–5 1/2 Medium- or worsted-weight, afghan, Aran 7–9 4–5 Bulky…

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A cut that has been closed with stitches will start to heal within 48 hours with new skin starting to grow in two to three days. Showering without…

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It mainly depends on what’s your purpose on sewing. If you want to make a garment from scratch, you might want to learn to hand-sew first because you…

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Using the tweezers, pull gently up on each knot. Slip the scissors into the loop, and snip the stitch. Gently tug on the thread until the suture slips…

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