How to Sew Neoprene

How to Sew Neoprene Fabric

TuffSew here, your heavy duty sewing machine manufacturer! So you want to learn how to sew neoprene fabric? 
Or maybe you just want to learn a little more about the spongy material. Whatever your reason, you’ve found the right article.
Neoprene is a type of synthetic rubber material which is normally sandwiched between polyester fabric.
It holds it’s shape very well under high and low temperatures. It’s also a flexible material, which is why many garment manufacturers are starting to use it.
Some of the neoprene sewing applications we see include laptop or tablet sleeves, mouse pads, wetsuits & other garments, beverage insulators, …

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TuffSew Straight Stitch Walking Foot Sewing Machine

How Can an Industrial Portable Sewing Machine Benefit You ?

Tuffsew here, your heavy duty sewing machine manufacturer. Is portability something that is important to you with your next sewing machine purchase? Do you need a machine that is more powerful (for sewing thicker/coarser materials) than a regular household sewing machine? If yes, our TuffSew Straight Stitch Industrial Portable Sewing Machine may be right for you!
Why is this sewing machine a great choice for your next heavy duty sewing project? Well, here is the TOP 5 Reasons:
 
5) Portability!
Our TuffSew Straight Stitch machine comes equipped with a motor that is built onto the back of the machine. Regular industrial sewing machines …

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TuffSew Straight Stitch Walking Foot Sewing Machine

How to Sew Heavy Duty Nylon Materials

Tuffsew here, your heavy duty sewing machine manufacturer. If you are landed on this article, you are probably an outdoor enthusiast looking to make or repair your own gear. I don’t have to tell you that it’s a great feeling telling your friends that you “did it yourself”. Before creating TuffSew.com in 2003, I was in the sewing business for over 35 years teaching and educating those who wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine. Over the years I received many questions on sewing heavy duty material including nylon. In this article, I will go over a few …

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cordura-backpack

How to Sew A Backpack with Cordura or Kodra Material

TuffSew here, your heavy duty sewing machine manufacturer! So you want to learn how to sew a backpack? Maybe you just want to learn more about Cordura materials? If yes, you found the right article.
The first backpacks of our time were made of “cotton canvas” material waterproofed with wax coating. The problem with this was the material combination was very heavy. Also, the waterproofing was inadequate. One of the reasons backpacks were made of cotton canvas was the fact that they were very inexpensive to produce. This low cost to build quickly translated poor quality and low durability.
Today, if you …

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