loose screws

A key to machinery?  LISTEN. (literally.) And:  why I really wish I’d take a small motors class at some point during my education.  They should be mandatory for sewing students, because machine repair people are few and far between in our disposable age. And: it was today that I confirmed that motors & engines are…

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machinery

I have, literally, been dreaming about this machine for a couple weeks: Our partner project, SEAWALL, is making small batches of men’s shirts (women’s coming soon!) –  all of fine japanese fabrics and with lots of buttons.  and buttonholes. It’s seemingly impossible to imitate the look of a professional buttonhole using home sewing equipment. And…

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