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Sufficient Evaluation Could Save You Thousands on a Sewing Machine

In the last post, I shared how an affinity for my mom’s Janome sewing machine confounded me into an overwhelming investment.  Had I been aware of the following information. Had I been as aware of my need originally, I could have saved myself thousands of dollars!  Hindsight is, indeed, 20/20.   The Unbearable Task of…

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What’s with the Ethel and I name?

You may have wondered about the name for this blog.  To clarify the concept, I will share a bit of the history with you.   Where it All Began When I decided to begin a sewing based business, I had a home sewing machine and a home serger.  With the project I was trying to…

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Welcome to Ethel and I

Welcome to this sewing blog!  Regardless of where you are in you are in your sewing journey, this blog is dedicated to you, and the heart and soul you put into everything you craft with your sewing skills, whether you sew by machine or by hand. This blog is meant to help you simplify the process of…

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Sewing Machine Needle Sizing

Improving the Outcome Every successful sewing project begins with the right sewing needle. There can be a lot of information printed on the sewing needle packages.  One of the most important bits of information you will find on the package is the notation of the needle size. Using the incorrect needle can cause many problems…

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