Jersey · Multi-needle · Needles · Singer

Sewing fine jersey with a twin needle

The finest jersey doesn't do well on a regular sewing machine - you can never get a flexible enough stitch that doesn't go pop when the jersey stretches in wear. For this reason I normally use one of my long bobbin machines to sew it, and with great success. To me, this is the only… Continue reading Sewing fine jersey with a twin needle

Modifications · Multi-needle · Transverse shuttle · Vesta

Transverse shuttle with triple needles – in search of a better cover stitch

Skip to the updates: A project begins Vesta is here! Conversion to modern needles, single and twin The offset foot Intermission The stitiching test Additional tension units The final stitiching test The verdict A project begins 17 August 2017 Cover stitch is an extension of two-thread chain stitch where the top thread lies flat like… Continue reading Transverse shuttle with triple needles – in search of a better cover stitch

Comparisons and overviews · Multi-needle · Thread tension

Thread tension for twin needles – inspiration

Domestic sewing machines typically have a single tension control unit for the upper thread. This is fine for sewing with a single needle, but is often insufficient when using twin or triple needles. Have you noticed how overlockers have separate tension controls for each thread? We need the same on a sewing machine! ​I have… Continue reading Thread tension for twin needles – inspiration

Chain stitch hooks · Janome · Jersey · Multi-needle · Necchi · Needle plates · Vertical oscillating hook

New inventions!

I have new inventions to report! Wow, I'm so excited!! Well, to be fair, they are not brand new inventions of mine, but rather adaptations of my existing sewing machines to do new things. Still exciting though! Skip to Chain stitch on a vertical oscillator Skip to New double needle double step stitch The chain… Continue reading New inventions!