Sewing for Classic Trim: Basics of Machine Sewing

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Understanding how to operate a sewing machine for simple automotive projects can save you a great deal of money when looking to enhance the appearance of trim or even make new seat covers. In this course, Ed Hughes shows you how to choose a cheap and robust sewing machine; how to set it up and how to get the best out of it so you can use it to give your homemade trim a more professional appearance.

What will you learn?

  • How to choose a machine
  • How it works and dealing with thread jams
  • Setting up the machine
  • First run – how to adjust the thread tension to get a stitch that’s identical top and bottom
  • Working with heavier materials