All posts by Natalie

Our Favorite Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes

When it comes to laundry detergent, one of the best ways (not to mention the most cost-effective) is to go the homesteading route and just make it yourself.In addition to costs, there are many reasons

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We Review Water Liberty’s Magnet Laundry System

Did you know there are 7 different toxic chemicals in one of the leading laundry detergents on the market?That's insane!Normally I wouldn't even give something as boring as laundry detergent a second thought. 

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We Review the Brother SE400 Embroidery & Sewing Machine

Are you looking for a solid combination sewing and embroidery machine? We're going to take a look at one of the more popular models on the market.  The Brother SE400.  It's solidly built,

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We Review the Juki MO654DE Portable Serger

Juki sewing machines and sergers are known for their quality and durability, and the Juki MO654DE is no exception. This serger works wonderfully on a variety of fabrics, including standard cotton, stretchy

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Review: The Janome Memory Craft 8900QCP Sewing Machine

After recently reviewing both the Janome HD3000 and the HD1000 we've gotten some requests to review some of Janome's computerized machines.  One in particular is the Memory Craft 8900QCP. Let

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We Review the Janome HD3000 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine

We recently reviewed the Janome HD1000 sewing machine (here) and thought we should take a look at another popular Janome model, the HD3000.When it comes to choosing the best heavy duty sewing machines

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Review: The Janome HD1000 Sewing Machine

Are you in the market for a sturdy sewing machine that is both easy to use and works on a wide variety of fabrics?  The Janome HD1000 Heavy Duty sewing machine might be right up your alley.This is

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Review: The Singer 4423 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine

Are you looking for a solid sewing machine that is easy to use, reliable, and inexpensive?  You're in luck.  We're taking an in-depth look at the Singer 4432.  It's a great machine whether

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Seamstress Reviews the Best Quilting Machines of 2020

Have you ever tried to quilt without a quilting sewing machine?Having done this for YEARS myself, I can sympathize if you said yes.It can be incredibly difficult and frustrating.  The fabric bunches

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Best Serger Sewing Machine Reviews 2020

*** This post was updated on: October 5, 2020 *** Are you looking to give your homemade clothes and sewing projects that professionally finished look?  Look no further!When I first

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