Have you ever wonder how a stitch is formed?

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When I first started sewing I tried to grasp this concept  but the explanation seemed to always go right over my head.

I came across this little clip the other day and immediately thought that this would have helped me so much, so I’m sharing it with you.

This animation shows what happens behind the scenes as you step on your sewing machine’s pedal.



Can you sew without knowing this stuff? Absolutely.

But, perhaps now you can see where a few common problems like thread tension or breaking come into play.

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