NSC LIVE! May 2017

During the May NSC LIVE, Nicki LaFoille discussed how often to change your needle and oil your machine, how to make alterations to sleeve caps and underarm areas, and what kind of embroidery projects you can do in the hoop.

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26 Responses to “NSC LIVE! May 2017”

  1. Susan Mazzanti

    I have a Singer sewing machine from the mid fifties and it has to be oiled before you sew, every time. No, it’s not my only machine. I also own a Brother and a Kenmore. The old Singer makes a beautiful stitch and will sew heavier fabric better than the new ones. So now you know about oiling.

  2. Welisa

    Hi, great webinar. I don’t quilt but I am sure the circle foot is for free arm quilting – with feed dogs down. I have a question …
    What is the best way to make pants smaller in crotch area – possible? Thank you! Elisa, Melbourne, Australia

  3. Kathy S

    I also use ribbon or bias binding to prevent stretch in shoulders of stretch fabric

  4. Kathy S

    What is the best way to embroider signatures on your project. -That is copying someone’s signature and embroidering over it for a keepsake project. I don’t have an embroidery machine.

  5. Tanya

    My machine is 50 years old and the bobbin is giving me trouble what kind of machine would u recommend that is under $500?

  6. Ruth

    Which is best to hold an angora blanket when sewing? I have arthritic hands. Thank you

  7. Kay

    Same as Debbie re cover stitch hem on regular overlocker. I have a Babylock.

  8. Kay Peschke

    Have you ever stitched with glow-in-the-dark thread and what kind of machine settings do you use if you do?

  9. Anna Welch

    When underlining a knit fabric, for a jacket as an example, what type of knit fabric should be used?

  10. Brenda

    I’m confused. My email just arrived and it says 7:00. Am I in a different time zone or was my email late?

  11. Sherrie

    Would like to know tips and tricks for someone new to embroidery.

  12. Arlene

    When making an A-line skirt which is better cutting 2,4,or 6 pieces??

  13. Debbie

    Can you do a coverlock hem on a regular serger wirhout having to invest in a coverlock machine?

  14. Carol

    What kind of interfacing should one use for collars and cuffs on a shirt white fabric. A light weight woven fusible seems to cause bubbles after laundering.