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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

DIY Satin or Silk Pillowcase with a Flap / How to make a Real Silk Pillowcase

DIY Satin or Silk Pillowcase with a Flap / How to make a Real Silk Pillowcase

Make a pure silk or satin pillowcase that’s so smooth your hair won’t tangle when you sleep. Silk is also good for your skin as the fabric doesn’t sap moisture...
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33+ Bunny Sewing Patterns [FREE]

33+ Bunny Sewing Patterns [FREE]

Sew your own soft toy with one of these adorable and FREE bunny sewing patterns. Most are easy-peasy, with step by step instructions and printable pdf patterns and templates. You...
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DIY Tool Roll – How to Make a Tool Roll Quickly

DIY Tool Roll – How to Make a Tool Roll Quickly

The tool roll we’ll be making today has around sixteen compartments and a protective fold down flap to protect items from bumping into each other while being transported or stored....
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DIY Hooded scarf – How to make a Scoodie [Scarf with a hood]

DIY Hooded scarf – How to make a Scoodie [Scarf with a hood]

This DIY hooded scarf will not only keep the recipient warm, but will give you a warm sense of achievement. It is so easy when you follow our visuals and...
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30+ Free Stuffed Cat Sewing Patterns – Adorable Plushies

30+ Free Stuffed Cat Sewing Patterns – Adorable Plushies

I wanted to make a kitty toy for my niece and as luck would have it, there were so many adorable cat sewing patterns that I spend hours after hours...
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20+ Free Cat Quilt Patterns and Cat Quilt Blocks [Modern+Lovely]

20+ Free Cat Quilt Patterns and Cat Quilt Blocks [Modern+Lovely]

Here is a purrfectly curated collection of free cat quilt patterns and cat quilt blocks. Many of these are easy and sew up rather quickly, and are perfect for cat...
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How to Sew a Christmas Stocking [VIDEO] + FREE Pattern in 2 Sizes

How to Sew a Christmas Stocking [VIDEO] + FREE Pattern in 2 Sizes

The stores are filled with lights and decorations, and the chill in the air heightens the build-up to the festive season. The costs add up for all the little extras...
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DIY Mushroom Hat Ideas – How to Make a Toadstool Hat in a Flash

DIY Mushroom Hat Ideas – How to Make a Toadstool Hat in a Flash

If you want to be a mushroom this Halloween here are the best tutorials on DIY mushroom hat and what to wear with it. Learn how to make a no-sew...
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How to Make Fabric Letters with FREE Fabric Alphabet Letters Pattern

How to Make Fabric Letters with FREE Fabric Alphabet Letters Pattern

I love, love, love these large fabric letters. The possibilities for using them are almost endless. There is so much you can teach kids with regards to spelling, using these...
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DIY Fanny Pack with Free Fanny Pack Pattern [VIDEO]

DIY Fanny Pack with Free Fanny Pack Pattern [VIDEO]

Travelers love fanny packs, also known as bum bags, or hip bags. Containing important items like passport and credit cards they are attached to your body so they can’t be...
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diy surgical scrub cap

3d face mask pattern

Free Face Mask Pattern (Tutorial+Video)

How to make yourself a fitted half face mask

DIY cloth face mask with ties

DIY Cloth Face Mask with Ties

Make yourself a pleated fabric face mask with fabric ties

how to sew a surgical face mask

DIY pleated surgical mask pattern

How to make a pleated surgical face mask in 5 minutes

 

Where to start
  • Product guides: If you are looking to buy a machine browse or search the product guides to pick the best one for you. No matter whether you are looking to create fashion, to make home decorations, crafts, or even quilts, we have a guide with just the top picks so you can easily find the most suitable model for your needs. Having the right machine and using quality supplies is crucial. Get this wrong and it can quickly turn the blissful experience into a frustration. This is why we have a section with practical tips and advice that strive to answer the most common question and provide solutions to the problems.
  • Types of machines: If you are still not sure which one is for you, I recommend you read this guide where we break down the different categories according to the skill level (beginner, intermediate or advanced), the intended application (sewing, quilting, embroidery), the fabrics you use most often, whether they are computerized or manual, and even by their size. It will give you a head start and a quick understanding of the available options, as well as giving you a handy list of the top pick in each category, so you can figure out which is best for you without much hassle.
  • Learn to sew: here we go through the basics, which will be the best fabrics for your current project. Basic troubleshooting tips for all common problems: thread jamming, wrong fabric or thread, problems with sewing heavy fabrics properly and plenty of other issues
  • Patterns and tutorials: we have a massive collection of patterns for items you can use daily. Key holders, toys, They are both very easy and real fun to sew even by the tiny sewists.Sew on!
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