What is dual feed?

Some of our sewing machines feature a ‘dual feed’ system. But what does that mean and how can it help with tricky stitching jobs? This short video shows a dual feed sewing machine in action.

What is BSR?

Several Bernina sewing machines include an intriguingly-named feature called BSR. But what is it, and what can you with it? BSR stands for Bernina Stitch Regulator – watch our short video to understand how it can help you with your sewing and quilting projects.

Sewing a dart

In our latest video tutorial, we take you through the steps involved in sewing a dart. Watch as Ann Haughton shows you how to achieve this great technique.

Setting up an overlocker

At first glance they can look like terrifying pieces of kit – but the overlocker is your friend! In this video tutorial, Steve takes you step by step on how to setup and thread an overlocker. Never fear when Steve is here.

Machine guide: Pfaff Select

All machines have their little quirks – we can show you how to get to grips with yours. In this video, you’ll learn how to thread a Pfaff Select sewing machine.

Machine guide: Pfaff Expression

Sometimes the simplest things can be the most confusing – but we want to make it as easy as possible for you to get the most out of your machine. In this video, you’ll learn how to thread a Pfaff Expression sewing machine.

Machine guide: Janome Jem Platinum 760

It’s always best to begin at the beginning; getting the basics right can make all the difference to a successful sewing project. In this video, you’ll learn how to thread a Janome Jem Platinum 760 sewing machine.

Inserting a concealed zip

Adding a zip should be a straight-forward way of finishing off your project with a simple and secure fastening – but getting it neat can be tricky. Here Ann Haughton of the Suffolk Sewing School shows how to sew in a concealed zip and get immaculate results.

Insert a simple zip

Sometimes you just need to get things done – functional and not fashion is the key. Ann Haughton of the Suffolk Sewing School shows how to use your sewing machine to fit a simple zip. 

How to stitch a blind hem

We all want our projects to look professional – and one of the tricks of the trade is the blind hem. With machine stitching it’s quick and easy to get a smart and discrete hem with just a few simple moves.