How To Sew With Denim at Home

We have great wholesale denim fabric for sale. And many DIYers love using denim fabric at home for fun projects and crafts. However, if you are unfamiliar with some aspects of denim sewing at home, then getting a refresher on how to do it is useful.

Can I Sew Denim on a Regular Sewing Machine?

The short answer to this is, yes, you can. However, it comes with some caveats. A regular sewing machine works if you are using the regular dress weight denim and you do not attempt to sew many layers of the fabric at one time.

So, if you are a DIYer who wants to use denim fabric, then you need to make the investment and purchase a sturdy enough sewing machine. A cheap and flimsy machine will not be effective. And the sewing will suffer for it. You will need a heavy-duty and, most importantly, a sturdy machine if you want to sew denim properly. Sewing many layers of thick denim, like the hem of the jeans at the seam, is done easily enough with the right machine.

Once you have this settled and know how the machine works you will know how to best proceed. But it is important to understand you sewing machine when you are sewing with denim. It is different compared to other materials you might be used to sewing. It may be slow going when sewing with denim at home. Change the needle to the one you use for thicket fabric. The right needle makes all of the difference. With it, your home sewing machine can work great with our denim fabric. A walking foot or a feed foot is a perfect accessory to have when sewing with denim at home, too. So if you are looking for ways to improve the home sewing experience, look into those parts.

Now let’s get to the DIYers who plans to sew regularly with heavyweight denim. This is the person who aims to sew multiple layers all at once. For example, sewing around the fly and zipper and that same time. Get a commercial and industrial grade sewing machine. These machines are designed for sewing heavy threads used for the top-stitching layers of denim. However, you can use your regular, home sewing machine with a heavy thread. The trick is to sew the heavy thread in the bobbin and use a regular size thread in the top needle.

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We hope these tips for sewing with denim are found useful by someone. Hyde Park Denim has years of experience as an in-house denim manufacturer. Get affordable and durable denim material today at wholesale prices. Perfect for the DIYers out there. Be sure to check out the pocketing fabric we sell, which is perfect for small and large jean manufacturers. Get durable material for the pockets of your jeans.

For more information about our selection of denim material available, please contact us today. We will gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding our denim fabrics. The number for our office is (917) 912-6484. When you call, we can go over the various pricing details available. We welcome orders both large and small.