Yearly Archives: 2014

You Asked ~ SMF Tells: May 19, 2014

Hi Everyone!  Happy Monday.  It’s Question and Answer time again.  Here we go…. You Asked: I’m interested in purchasing the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960.  I would like to use it to sew heavy canvas for a business I’m starting.  Do … Continue reading

Posted in Burlap, button foot, industrial machines, questions and answers, Singer 9960, SMF Tells, Strikes My Fancy, You Asked | 2 Comments

You Asked ~ SMF Tells: May 12, 2014

Happy Monday Everyone!  Something very interesting happened this week and I thought I would share it with my readers.  In my segment last week, I answered a question sent to me from one of my readers about top stitching.  That … Continue reading

Posted in easing in a sleeve, questions and answers, serger tension, serger threading, SMF Tells, Strikes My Fancy, top stitching, You Asked | 4 Comments

You Asked ~ SMF Tells: May 5, 2014

Hi Everyone!  It’s Monday and that means it’s time for more Questions from You and Answers from Me.    You Asked: I love top stitching on my garment projects, however it always looks a little “home made”.  How do I … Continue reading

Posted in changing needles, professional looking top stitching, questions and answers, sewing needles, Strikes My Fancy, TNT pattern, top stitching | 8 Comments

You Asked ~ SMF Tells: April 28, 2014

It’s Monday and that means Questions and Answers from me!!  I have some great Questions for you this week because each of these were asked by multiple people.  Thanks again for sending in all these great questions and for supporting … Continue reading

Posted in learn how to sew, pre-washing fabric, questions and answers, sewing, sewing facings, sewing techniques, sewing waistbands, SMF Tells, Strikes My Fancy, You Asked | 10 Comments

Special Serger Features: Video Part 3

Hi Everyone!  So many questions have been coming in about the Singer Pro Finish Serger that I recently started to do a New Video Series about.  Sorry for the little break.  I know you all want more, especially with this … Continue reading

Posted in differential feed, learn how to sew, Learn to use a serger, movable cutter, presser foot pressure adjustment, Singer, Singer Pro Finish Serger, Strikes My Fancy | 16 Comments

You Asked ~ SMF Tells!! April 21, 2014

Once again, Thank You for all the new emails and questions!  I appreciate so many of you taking the time to write and I’m more than happy to answer! You Asked: I own the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 and love … Continue reading

Posted in free pattern fitting series, fusible interfacing, Letter and number stitching, My approach to successful pattern fitting, selecting the right size pattern, Singer Quantum Stylist 9960, Strikes My Fancy | 2 Comments