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    Celebrate Your Sewing Machine

    Celebrate Your Sewing Machine on National Sewing Machine Day! Tomorrow is National Sewing Machine Day, so celebrate your sewing machine with these fun projects & products! Sewing Room Wall Hanging This sewing machine appliqué is the focal point of our Quilty Wall Hanging, designed by Designs by Juju. Learn how the simple nine-patch block comes together, and then appliqué and quilt it in the hoop of your embroidery machine! Limited kits are available for the project, and the design files (for both appliqué designs AND multiple formats and orientations of the quilting files) are available with purchase of the Embroidery Sewing Session. Sewing is My Jam Patch Create a freestanding…

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    Clean Your Sewing Machine – the Dos and Don’ts

    How to Clean Your Sewing Machine Today is National Sewing Machine Day! Let’s celebrate our precious babies and learn how to clean them in order to keep them in tip-top shape. Cleanings should be done frequently if you’re a frequent sewer, in addition to a yearly “spa day” with your machine dealer. Here’s how to clean your sewing machine and favorite notions to ensure a smooth sewing experience every time. Eric Drexler, Sulky educator and sewing machine mechanic, weighs in. Q: How often should I clean my sewing machine? A: How often to clean your sewing machine depends on how much you use your machine daily, weekly or monthly. Generally…