Comparisons and overviews · Textima

An unexpected grace

When I got my Textima Veritas, it was mostly for sentimental reasons - it was exactly the same model that I grew up with. I knew it was a good machine, but it's been too long ago since I used it to draw a comparison with the other machines in my sewing room. So after… Continue reading An unexpected grace

Comparisons and overviews · Jersey · Take-up lever drive · Tension adjustment

Flexible stitch: stitch length and other adjustments

It is summer again and I am sewing a lot of fine jersey. If you look through my blog, you'll notice that I am rather obsessed with flexible seams - seams that stretch with the jersey instead of ripping under strain. I found that different machines, different mechanism types have varied success at this task,… Continue reading Flexible stitch: stitch length and other adjustments