Linda McGehee

Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing

Linda McGehee
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Unlock the features and tricks of your Janome machine with instructor Linda McGehee. Learn to raise your presser foot without changing the position of your hands. Sew pant legs, sleeves and bags easily with your machine’s free arm. Make your work pop with gorgeous couching and eye-catching corded piping. Switch out your throat plates for better results. Sew an accurate blind hem that looks hand-stitched. Move two layers of fabric through your machine evenly. Adjust your machine’s built-in stitches for wonderful decorative effects. Sew better buttons and buttonholes. Plus, customize your embroidery designs for extraordinary results. Make your stitching more fun, creative and beautiful!

Linda McGehee

Linda McGehee is a pattern designer, author and instructor with 40 years of sewing experience. She is also the owner of Ghee's mail-order sewing and notions company. Linda has traveled the globe demonstrating and teaching at trade and machine conventions, consumer shows, guilds, shops and on television. Linda has published several books on sewing, including Creating Texture With Textiles, Spiraling Schemes and Chromatics, Simply Sensational Bags, The Perfect Bag: 101 Stylish Looks from Simple Patterns and Zip Couture: Chic Bags with Easy Zipper Applications.

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4 Responses to “Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing”

  1. Kathy

    Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! This will be my inspiration for utilizing the different stitches on my machine, using the different presser feet, using different kinds of threads, etc. Loved this video.

  2. Sue S

    Is there a website for this instructor? Her waistcoats are just amazing. I want to learn how to make those!


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