31st July 2013

The Sewing Machine Basics

The aim of this post is try and make things as simple as possible for all our new Oekaki members or anyone trying to get their head around a sewing machine for the first time. In the image below you will find a list of the main features on your …

09th July 2013

Oekaki Extension Table – Quick Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We understand that many of our Oekaki members may never have used an extension table before, so, we have dedicated a blog post to this wonderful item to help you get started … To begin, we’d like to confirm that the extension table will only have 1 adjustable screw …

12th June 2013

Prepare For Father’s Day The Oekaki Way

So, hopefully you are all aware we have Father’s Day fast approaching us this Sunday, 16th June 2013. And, after a successful Mother’s day when we all got our creative skills out – cooking, sewing and baking our way to our mother’s hearts – we decided to try out the …

09th April 2013

Altering The Lower Thread Tension

We’re always looking for ways to help our Oekaki World so, as well as responding to all your queries and interests through Facebook and Twitter we also want to offer you some useful tips and information about using your machine. The video above shows you how to adjust the tension …

26th March 2013

Sew & Tell – Linda Robinson

Linda Robinson is a teacher at the Creative Thread Workshops in Garstang, Lancashire, and a lover of free motion embroidery so she became our perfect match to begin the Oekaki Sew & Tell series for us. Here is what Linda said when we asked her to reveal her tips, tricks …