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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

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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Reversible DIY Bath Mat out of (Old) Towels with a Twist

Reversible DIY Bath Mat out of (Old) Towels with a Twist

The DIY bath mat is so easy to make using our quick step-by-step instructions. Honestly, explaining how to do it takes longer than actually making the towel bath mat! The...
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Free Robe Patterns and Tutorials // Dressing Gowns and Bathrobes

Free Robe Patterns and Tutorials // Dressing Gowns and Bathrobes

Say hello to one of these gorgeous robes. Choose from a variety of robe patterns - long or short, with a hood or a neck band, standard or wide sleeves,...
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DIY Twisted Turban Hat out of Stretch or Non-Stretch Fabrics

DIY Twisted Turban Hat out of Stretch or Non-Stretch Fabrics

The twisted turban hat is one of those hats that looks good on everyone – from babies to adults. It can be made in a stretchy or a piece of...
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10+ Free Rag Doll Patterns to Sew Today

10+ Free Rag Doll Patterns to Sew Today

These sweet dolls are made from fabric and can be either hand or machine sewn. The fabric doll patterns featured below are designed with different features and options to help...
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DIY Crossbody Bag – Small Cell Phone Pouch

DIY Crossbody Bag – Small Cell Phone Pouch

The crossbody bag is ideal when going sightseeing, cycling, shopping, to concerts and about town. It's perfect for when you need a few valuables safe on your body, rather than...
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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!