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Lighted Faux Fur Coat by Enlightened Designs

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: fashion, LED

Lighted Faux Fur Coat

About: "We specialize in making lighted clothes that are easy to use and beautiful to wear. Our design philosophy assigns equal importance to the aesthetic goals of a piece and the underlying technical functionality. While the complex electronic connections and controls are usually hidden from view, making our garments seem deceptively simple, the process for making them is much more complicated than it looks."... [more photos]

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PlushroomSoup Cool Scary Toys

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: craft, toys, designers

PlushroomSoup Cool Scary Toys

These toys really cheer up! I couldn't stop laughing ;)... [more photos]

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Vlieseline — sewing, embroidery and quilting tricks and more

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: sewing tricks, sewing, vlieseline, video

vlieseline logo

Here is seven videos from the Vlieseline about very useful products in professional sewing: Vlieseline Quilting Fleece for Iron-On, Vlieseline Double-sided Adhesive, Vlieseline Soluweb — Water soluble Embroidery Stabilizer and temporary adhesive Aid, Vlieseline Vilene Lamifix matt - the wipeable iron transfer, Vlieseline Quilter's Grid, Vlieseline Corsage, Vlieseline Perfect Hem... [7 videos]

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Seven unique deco cover stitches from Pfaff

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: pfaff, coverlock, top coverstitch, 10 threads

Pfaff Creative 4874 decorative top coverstitch stitches

These seven deco cover stitches are only available on Pfaff's 10-threads creative coverlock 4874. In my opinion these unique beautiful decorative cover-stitches provide many new opportunities for creativity and quick professionally looking decorating on the garments...

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Pfaff Creative 4874 Coverlock

By Sew Review Team on

Tag: pfaff, coverlock, top coverstitch, serger, overlock, 10 threads

Pfaff Creative 4874 Serger and coverstitch

10-thread top coverstitch coverlok — Pfaff creative 4874. This coverlock has 30 built-in stitches! 7 of them are new top coverstitch decorative stitches I've never seen before. Also this model has overlock stitches, safestitches, rolled hems, chain stitch and regular coverstitches. Features: Sewing, trimming, and finishing in one step ,Differential feed ,Adjustable presser foot pressure ,“snap-on” presser foot system ,Two variable sewing speeds...

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USHA — Indian Sewing Machine Brand

By Sew Review Team on

Tag: usha, sewing machine, news

USHA Butterfly Sewing Machine

We've listed a new brand today — USHA. USHA is one of the India’s known consumer durables sales, marketing, distribution and manufacturing Companies started in 1937. For millions of people around the country, sewing machines are synonymous with Usha. India's first name in sewing machines, Usha was introduced in 1940, and till today is the largest selling in India.

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Elna #1 "Grasshoper" Antique Sewing Machine

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: elna, vintage sewing machines

elna grasshopper

This machine was made by the Swiss firm Tavaro S. A., Geneva, Switzerland. The Company started manufacturing sewing machines in 1934 and the Elna was introduced in 1940. Designed by Ramon Casas it was the first modern free arm portable machine and proved extremely popular. Manufactured until 1952 the Elna under went very minor modifications during its production most notably to the motor and its housing. Initially the Elna did not carry a model number but has since become known as the Elna No.1, it also has the affectionate nick-name of "Grasshopper"...

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Vintage Sewing Machine Posters

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: vintage, sewing machine history

Vintage Sewing Machine ads

Here is a big gallery of vintage sewing machines posters... [more images]

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Couture Buttons by Laura Walker

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: sewing accessories

Laura Walker Couture Buttons

About Laura Walker: "I'm an artist who makes a lot of couture buttons, I am the girl who can supply your habit, yes I know about your addiction, just think of my buttons like the very finest scotch single malt it might cost a little more but nothing else can touch it ;). I got a first class BA (Hons) in 2005 specialising in Embroidery, I had button designs in my head which I wanted to stitch on my work, I couldn't find anything remotely like the buttons I wanted, so I decided to make them myself... [more images]

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Amazingly Beautiful Handmade Buttons by Elsita Mora

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: art, sewing accessories

Amazingly Beautiful Handmade Buttons by Elsita Mora

Elsa Mora (born in Holguin, Cuba on May 9, 1971) is an artist working in all media including painting, photography, ceramics, porcelain, collage, bronze and mixed media. Her works are amazing... [more images]

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Husqvarna Viking H|CLASS 600E

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Tag: Husqvarna Viking, sewing machines, embroidery machine

Husqvarna Viking H|CLASS™ 600E

Husqvarna Viking H|CLASS 600E is an embroidery and sewing machine. This machine equipped with 100 built-in stitches for quilting, utility, specialty and heirloom sewing and adjustable up to 7mm stitch width and up to 5mm length; 18 1/2” x 11” embroidery area, 250 designs and lettering program with 20 fonts, two embroidery hoops and software that allow you to use your own images or clip art to create custom embroideries. Built-in Stitches: * 6 automatic buttonhole styles * Utility Stitches, * Stretch Stitches, * Quilting Stitches, * Decorative Stitches, * Lettering. Features...

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Transfer-Print Plastic zipper

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: sewing accessories

printed tape plastic zipper

Striped, patterned and multicolored zippers...

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Brother Innov-ís NX-2000 Laura Ashley Limited Edition Sewing Machine

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Tag: brother, computerized sewing machine, quilting machines, sewing news

Brother Innov-ís NX-2000 Laura Ashley Limited Edition Sewing Machine

Laura Ashley and Brother International Corporation have joined forces to introduce one of the most impressive sewing and quilting machines available. The Laura Ashley Limited Edition Sewing Machine offers an exceptional range of features to delight do-it-yourself home decorators, such as 460 included sewing stitches (430 built-in, 30 on CD), an Automatic Height Adjuster™ AHA® Feature that detects varying fabric thicknesses while sewing to achieve perfectly uniform stitches, and a Pivot Feature to allow for easily managed corners the first time, every time. If 460 stitches isn’t enough, use the exclusive Brother® My Custom Stitch™ Feature...

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Alex Askaroff Collector, Writer and Enthusiast

By Katya Ryabtseva on

Tag: vintage, sewing machine history

Alex Askaroff Collector, Writer and Enthusiast

Alex has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors. He has written extensively for trade magazines, radio, television, books and publications worldwide. The Sewalot site is run by Alex Askaroff. The enterprise was founded on service, quality and genuine enthusiasm for sewing machines. Alex is a long term member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen...

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Brother Released New Embroidery Machine this Year — Entrepreneur® Pro PR-1000

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Tag: brother, embroidery machines, computerized machines

Brother Entrepreneur® Pro PR-1000

The Brother Entrepreneur Pro PR-1000 is the world’s first 10-needle embroidery machine equiped with Large, full color 4.3” x 7.2” HD touch screen, unique Enhanced InnovEye® technology is like having a built-in camera above the needle, providing a close-up view of the needle area, Ultra-precise design positioning with the Snowman® Embroidery Positioning Marker, NEW InnovaChrome™ LED Thread Color System simplifies thread color setup and provides status cues, 110 Built-in designs, 28 size-adjustable fonts, plus frames and decorative alphabet designs. The price tag of this embroidery machine is around $12500...

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