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Welcome to the Learning to Sew Series! We invite you to sew through this 7-part video series with us and learn some basic sewing techniques. Made with the beginner in mind, these videos will walk you through all the fundamentals from how to set up your machine to sewing basic stitches. At the end, we’ll put all the skills together and sew a pillow with a zipper!

We will be releasing one video a day for 7-days, which gives you some time to practice your skills before moving on to the next lesson. This series is designed for those who have never sewn before, new Ultrafeed owners, those interested in starting sewing, or those who have taken a break from sewing and need a refresher course. In the course of the video series we will cover:

Throughout the series we will be sewing on an Ultrafeed LSZ-1 Sewing Machine. However, the skills featured in the series apply to sewing on any machine. Some features may be Ultrafeed specific, but you can refer to your sewing machine guidebook for specifications on your particular machine.

Learning to Sew Part 1: How to Set Up Your Sewing Machine

Today, we’re going to start at the very beginning and get familiar with our sewing machines. You’ll learn the parts of the machine and their functions, how to wind a bobbin and how to thread the machine.

Let’s get started!


Join us tomorrow for Part 2 in the Learning to Sew Series: How to Stitch. We’ll be posting the next part in the series everyday this week so be sure to check back for the next part or subscribe to the blog to get new posts right in your inbox.

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