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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

DIY Bandana Headband with Elastic for Girls or Guys

DIY Bandana Headband with Elastic for Girls or Guys

Here's to a mom-and-daughter cycle outing wearing bandana headbands. This DIY bandana headband with elastic is so cute and just perfect for summer days when riding a bike or taking...
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Ingenious DIY T-Shirt Cutting Ideas – 19 Ways to Cut up a T-shirt

Ingenious DIY T-Shirt Cutting Ideas – 19 Ways to Cut up a T-shirt

Transform an old t-shirt into something trendy you will want to wear all the time with these cool DIY t-shirt cutting ideas. So if you have an old t-shirt somewhere...
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How to Make Hanging Door Pockets for Easy Storage of Keys and Small Items

How to Make Hanging Door Pockets for Easy Storage of Keys and Small Items

The hanging pocket for a door is an incredibly useful item hung on the inside of a bedroom door that can be used to store items that you would normally...
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16 Free Crop Top Sewing Patterns for Women and Girls

16 Free Crop Top Sewing Patterns for Women and Girls

When the weather is scorching hot, a cropped top is one of the first thing that a girl pulls out of her wardrobe. Trendy and stylish, a cropped top is...
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How to Stiffen Fabric the Easy Way and 5 DIY Fabric Stiffeners You Can Make at Home

How to Stiffen Fabric the Easy Way and 5 DIY Fabric Stiffeners You Can Make at Home

At some point in our lives we are going to need to know how to stiffen fabric – whether it’s for butterfly wings for a little girl’s costume, a huge...
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20+ Free Sewing Patterns for Shorts for Everyone in the Family

20+ Free Sewing Patterns for Shorts for Everyone in the Family

Do you need a new pair of go to shorts for the summer? Check out this roundup of free patterns for shorts in a variety of colors, styles, and silhouettes. ...
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2-in-1 Bag Transformable into a Tablecloth – Great for Picnic or Beach

2-in-1 Bag Transformable into a Tablecloth – Great for Picnic or Beach

The tablecloth bag is so chic, plus it cuts down on packing extra items. When you go on a picnic all you do is open the zips and the bag...
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15+ Free Sewing Machine Cover Patterns and Ideas

15+ Free Sewing Machine Cover Patterns and Ideas

It’s very important to cover your sewing machine when you are not using it. We create so much dust with our fabric and thread when we are sewing, that we...
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How to Make Mini Oven Mitts (with FREE pattern)

How to Make Mini Oven Mitts (with FREE pattern)

These mini oven mitts, also know as finger thumb oven mitts are so much easier than the large oven mitts used for taking out heavy roasting trays. We need these...
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23+ Free Summer Dress Patterns for Women and Kids

23+ Free Summer Dress Patterns for Women and Kids

If your wardrobe needs some cute summer dresses (mine certainly does!), check out my handpicked collection of summer dress patterns for women that you can sew in an afternoon or...
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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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