If it’s in your mind, It’s now in your hands The reimagined DESIGNER EPIC™ sewing and embroidery machine tailors the sewing experience around your wants and needs through a Tablet-like screen, WiFi, 120 Step-by-step animated and illustrated tutorials, and much, much more. The result is a brand new sewing experience where your own creative exploration can come to life in special ways. – Contact Whitlock’s Vacuum and Sewing Center, Salem, OR, 503-585-7771, for a demonstration of this amazing sewing and…Read More
One of Jeanette’s favorite new features on ProStitcher, Avante Handi Quilter. Skew 2 is awesome!!!
If you would like a printable copy of a Serger Thread Guide, click on the link. PDF Serger Thread Guide Make a sample book so you always have your serger settings readily available. You only need paper and a three-ring notebook. Place the name of the technique, general information on the technique. You might want to list reference books with pages that explain the technique. Be sure to include all your tension settings, any special notes and general machine…Read More
Remember is it best to change your sewing machine needle after 8 hours of sewing. Needle issues can cause your stitches to not form properly.
The educators at Whitlock’s Vacuum & Sewing Center recommend the best needles for the project, fabric and thread. It is important to use a correct needle to obtain the perfect stitch.
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Power of the Vacuum Cleaner Suction Motor Why do we carry Miele Canister Vacuums? We have done the shopping for you. As one of the largest vacuum dealers in the country, we have the opportunity to sell, service and demonstrate any line of canister vacuums. Over 50+ years has only reinforced our philosophy, “find the best product” in a category of machines and then educate consumers by promoting the features and benefits. Miele is that Product! The Miele Vacuum has…Read More
Power of the Vacuum Cleaner Suction Motor The power of the suction motor is one of the most important aspects regarding the performance of a vacuum cleaner. It is the suction motor which takes the electrical power from the power source and converts it into mechanical power in the form of suction with air flow. Rating the motor for its ability to produce suction with air flow is one of the most misrepresented and misunderstood aspects of vacuum cleaner technology….Read More
Air Flow through the Vacuum Cleaner System Air flow is the movement of air from one location to another. In a vacuum cleaner, it generally refers to the movement of air through the vacuum cleaner or central vacuum system. It, combined with agitation, is the most important aspect of cleaning with a vacuum cleaner. It is the force exerted by the moving air which actually picks up the dirt and moves it into the bag or dirt container. You will…Read More
Please Note: This article discusses filtration of portable vacuums only. The products, theory and conclusions in this discussion do not include the filtration principles of Central Vacuum Systems (built-in vacuums) which vary greatly from that of portable vacuums. This article is only intended for, and applicable to the filtration methods in todays portable (canister, upright or backpack) vacuums. That is the question we hear over and over several times each day, and it is a good one deserving its own…Read More