Posts Tagged ‘Sewing Machine’

Ouch! The Pain of Sewing Through Your Finger

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 23rd, 2017

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Every auto upholsterer knows the god-awful feeling of running a staple, hog ring or sewing needle through a finger. It sucks — especially if you hit bone.

We recently stumbled upon an episode of the hit BBC television show “Bizarre ER,” in which a woman learning how to operate a sewing machine does exactly that.


5 Souped-Up Sewing Machines

Published by Naseem Muaddi on May 8th, 2017

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Every auto trimmer loves his sewing machine. But not everyone expresses that love in the same way. While some keep their machines tuned, oiled and in top factory condition, others soup them up with cool graphics, custom paint jobs and even soft-touch surfaces.


Major Discounts on Monster Sewing Machines!

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 5th, 2017

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NC Carpet Binding & Equipment just announced its BIGGEST sale of the year, with prices slashed exclusively for members of The Hog Ring community! And, for the first time ever, they’re offering a 2-year limited warranty! But these prices expire May 5 — so act fast!


Watch: ‘The History of Sewing Machines’

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 2nd, 2017

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It’s no secret that auto trimmers love their sewing machines. In fact, many have images of their favorite machines tattooed on their bodies. However, one can’t truly appreciate the mechanical genius and social impact of the sewing machine without first understanding its origins.

To that end, watch the following mini documentary: “The History of Sewing Machines.”


NC Helps Las Vegas Shop Rise from the Ashes

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 27th, 2017

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It’s been a tough couple months for Luis Valadez. Days before the New Year, his Las Vegas upholstery shop, Wizard’s Custom Interiors, burned to the ground — destroying most of his fabrics, equipment and more than a dozen vehicles. Worse still, Luis’ insurance policy only covered the building, not the business.