What is the difference between a lockstitch sewing machine?

What is a lockstitch on a sewing machine? : a sewing machine stitch formed by the looping together of two threads one on each side of the material being sewn. What is the difference between lockstitch and chain stitch? Chain stitch strength is higher than the lock stitch. Lock stitch strength is lower than the …

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Can you gather on an Overlocker?

Can you do a gathering stitch on a serger? But for know, let’s focus on gathering with a serger! You can gather with the standard foot, you just need to adjust some settings. But there is also a gathering foot you can use, it’s super cool, and can for example let you sew two layers …

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Can I sew a poly tarp?

What thread do you use for tarps? EZ-Xtend #138 Bonded Polyester Thread 100% American Made for Outdoor and Marine Fabric Sewing Applications, Awnings, Tarps, Canvas. How do you resize a poly tarp? Your vinyl tarp may need to be resized to properly cover or protect an item or area. Position the vinyl tarp over the …

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Question: Do sewing machines still use bobbins?

Are sewing machine bobbins standard? Types of Bobbins Bobbins not only come in different sizes, but also in metal as well as plastic, and empty as well as pre-wound. While machines can only use one bobbin size, whether it is plastic or metal does not typically matter, however consult your machine manual to be sure. …

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