I remember the days when I could easily thread my sewing machine with no extra tools or gimmicks. Yes, I was in my 20s and had young eyes.
But even when one is young, having good lighting on the sewing machine only makes the job easier. Here is my sewing machine light looks like.I wasn’t trying to enhance this photo – just show it like it is. The light throws more shadows than actually lighting up the machine bed.So this is how I work, add more light from a standing Ott light. Better but still throwing shadows.
Then while reading my favorite blogs I came across this post. Enhance your lighting, yes creative blogs are great enablers. But when a new tool or technique comes along – no reason to resist.
And here is what came in the package.It took all of five minutes.Working from the back of the machine I attached the strip of lightsI placed the power strip on the side of the machine and….Look at that great bright sewing machine bed!View from the back, with the wire held neatly out of the way.
Of course I’ve yet to actually sew on the machine since I am still furiously working away on the hexie quilt. But I do have some projects I need to do on the machine and will report back with my experience.
Meanwhile, just to show you how easy this is, take a look at the video from IspiredLED
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