Craftsy Review: Sewing Machine 911

In my long absence, I procrastinated from doing work for my graduate classes by taking Craftsy classes. I am obsessed with them. I have signed up for way more than I realistically have time to take.

I have taken advantage of the mini classes in order to motivate myself to go through the more in depth ones. All told I have finished 3  classes and am in the middle of two others. I’ll start of by reviewing Sewing Machine 911 (w/ Claudia Miller) because my mind was blown at how useful it was.

I began this class with the intention of skipping around to the stuff I didn’t know. Little did I know that I’m a total noob and was threading my sewing machine wrong every time! No wonder my tension was always wonky. How I managed to make two dresses in this manner is beyond me. I used some generic YouTube video when I needed a refresher on how to thread a machine and I missed the subtleties like passing the thread through the tension hook on top of the needle.

Anyway, I thought I knew how to use my machine and it turns out I didn’t, haha. At the moment I’m taking an embroidery class on Craftsy. When I’m done with that one I’ll post a review, as well.

My WIP: Simplicity 1607

 

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