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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

30+ Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects

30+ Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects

Share the love straight from your heart and show your chosen one how much they mean to you with some of these valentine’s sewing projects! Making a gift from scratch...
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How to Cut Fabric Straight with Scissors (or Rotary Cutter) // 4 EASY Methods

How to Cut Fabric Straight with Scissors (or Rotary Cutter) // 4 EASY Methods

When I first started sewing, I really didn’t realize the importance of cutting fabric straight, until I was taught the right way to cut fabric. Being able to cut fabric...
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15+ Cardigan Sewing Patterns and FreeTutorials

15+ Cardigan Sewing Patterns and FreeTutorials

Cardigans are cute, cozy and go well with everything! Keep one in your car, one in your wardrobe and possibly one by the door to grab on your way out....
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How to Make Curtains to Spruce up Your Home

How to Make Curtains to Spruce up Your Home

It may be daunting to think of making your own curtains, but with our tips and easy step-by-step tutorial how to make curtains you’ll be able to make gorgeous curtains....
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13+ Rag Quilt Patterns – Beautiful, Easy and FREE

13+ Rag Quilt Patterns – Beautiful, Easy and FREE

Rag quilt patterns are one of the quickest and easiest quilting projects you can make. They have distinctive, soft vintage look thanks to the frayed seams. These projects are suitable...
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How to Make a No Sew Fleece Tie Blanket – 4 Different Ways to Tie

How to Make a No Sew Fleece Tie Blanket – 4 Different Ways to Tie

I love that there is no sewing involved in this fleece tie blanket. It is one that is going to be very welcome in the cold weather when all a...
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12+ Cozy Slipper Sewing Patterns to Keep Your Feet Warm and Comfy

12+ Cozy Slipper Sewing Patterns to Keep Your Feet Warm and Comfy

Oh boy, it's cold outside! My feet are always cold so I wanted to make myself a new pair of cozy slippers. If you think sewing footwear is complicated, you...
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DIY Draft Stopper for Doors or Windows – 2 Ways

DIY Draft Stopper for Doors or Windows – 2 Ways

When the winds howl and snow lies on the ground the last thing you want is winter’s icy breath reaching through the gaps at the bottom of doors or windows....
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20+ Gorgeous Mini Quilt Patterns

20+ Gorgeous Mini Quilt Patterns

Learn how to make a small quilt with these free mini quilt patterns and tutorials. I love small sewing and quilting projects! They are much easier and quicker. They don’t...
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12+ Casserole Carrier Patterns and Tutorials for Your Next Potluck

12+ Casserole Carrier Patterns and Tutorials for Your Next Potluck

One of the best things about the holidays is the chance to get together with family and friends around a beautiful table filled with traditional dishes. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and...
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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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