What tension should I use for thick fabric?
For thick upholstery fabric, use upholstery weight thread with a size 16/100 or 18/110 sharp needle. If you’re sewing denim or canvas, try heavy duty thread with a denim needle size 90/14.
Why does my thread keep breaking at the needle?
What is the normal stitch width?
Most sewing machines have a default stitch length set between 2.0mm and 2.5mm.
How do you sew tight curves?
How do you sew a 90 degree corner?
Can I learn sewing on my own?
It doesn’t have to be hard, it just takes practice and patience, but soon you can be sewing like a pro. But you know what? Sewing for beginners can be a lot of fun because it’s so exciting as you learn what you are doing and start creating your first projects. You’re going to love it!
What is the first thing to learn in sewing?
Pins, Needles and Thread
There are many types of pins and types of thread, but all you need to start learning to sew is a basic set of plastic headed pins and some all-purpose polyester thread. Sewing machine needles should suit your fabric.
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