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Brother se600 review, opinions and pros and cons

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . Are you interested in getting the Brother se600? Want to know what others think of the machine? Well here’s what I think of the brother se600! Recommended read:  How To Make the Choice on an Embroidery Machine I’m going to share what I think about the price, is it easy to use, is it easy to clean, is it loud and the pros and cons. And finish it off with   my overall opinion.  Price The brother se600 is known to be the best budget combo machine. You get both sewing and embroidery for a decent price. Compared to other combo machines with the same embroidery hoop size, this one is the best price and quality.  For the price I would give this machine a 10/10 Is it easy to use? This machine is very user-friendly. With a very descriptive manual, lots of articles, and Facebook groups ready to help you with all your questions. The brother se600 also has little diagrams showing you how to thread the machine, so you do it right every time.  As with

How To Make A Blanket Pillow

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . You might be wondering, what is a blanket pillow?  A blanket pillow is just as it sounds, a blanket that transforms into a pillow! And today I am going to share how you can make one of your own.  They make excellent gifts for any occasion too. What you will need: Fleece (any size you want, mine was 60” x 57” for a small throw blanket) Rotary cutter (or scissors) Rotary cutting mat (If you're using scissors you won't need this) A pen or something to mark the fabric with Pins Measuring tape Rotary cutter and  self-healing cutting mat Sewing machine Sewing thread  Machine sewing needle The steps:    1. Cut off the selvage on the fabric and make the sides straight    2. Fold the edge of the fleece about a half-inch over and sew down the raw edge using a utility or zig-zag stitch, repeat on the next side three sides Recommended read: How to sew a fleece embroidered patch pillow    3. Fold the bottom of the fleece up 10-15 inches, depend

How To Make the Choice on an Embroidery Machine

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . Can't decide on a machine? Are there too many to choose from? Here's an awesome way to help narrow down the machine!  Recommended read: 10 things you need to start machine embroidery today Do you want an only embroidery machine? Or a 2 in 1 sewing and embroidery combo machine?  Or do you want a multi-needle embroidery machine? Pros for combo machines      - Takes up less space than 2 machines     - Has lots of sewing features    - Has lots of embroidery features    - Nice big machine    - Most of the time you can “get more bang for your buck” Recommended read: Brother se600 review  -the 'se' is for sewing/embroidery 😉 Pros for an only embroidery machine:    - Lots of embroidery features    - Cheaper if you don’t need the sewing features    - Can get bigger hoop sizes for cheaper- compared to going up in hoop sizes on a combo machine    - Nice big machine Pros for a multi-needle embroidery machine:    - Less rethreading    

Why Your Stitching Is Loose When Machine Embroidering

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . Is your stitching loose? Is nothing you're doing working? Does it look like the photo below? Here's how you can fix it! The bobbin isn’t in place correctly Make sure that you are not putting the bobbin upside down.  Recommended read:  How To Wind And Install The Bobbin On Your Sewing Machine The bobbin isn’t threaded properly Check that the bobbin thread is going through all the little thread guides. Try taking the bobbin out and rethreading it.  The thread isn’t being given enough time before going through the thread guides If you are using the built-in thread holder on your machine, the thread most likely is not being given enough time before going through the thread guides. To fix this, try using a thread stand. Recommended read:  Why You Should Use A Thread Stand When Machine Embroidering The upper thread isn’t threaded properly  Check that the thread is in all the thread guides, don't miss the #6 thread guide that is just