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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

How to Thread a Needle and Tie a Knot

How to Thread a Needle and Tie a Knot

Don’t laugh – it may seem easy to thread a needle and tie a knot in the thread but we have some super clever tips and techniques to make it...
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How to Make Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs – EGGstraordinary Beautiful

How to Make Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs – EGGstraordinary Beautiful

These silk dyed eggs are gorgeous – something so totally different and classy, plus they add the sentimental value of old silk ties, from a grandfather or great grandfather to...
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Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns

Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns

Transform a pre-cut jelly roll or two into a stunning quilt! Using pre-cut strips makes sewing jelly roll quilt so much easier than the traditional way. This collection of free...
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How to Make Rod Pocket Curtains – Simple and Elegant DIY Curtains

How to Make Rod Pocket Curtains – Simple and Elegant DIY Curtains

Also known as the pole pocket curtain, it is just the easiest curtain to sew. To create the pocket for the rod to slide through all you do is stitch...
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Free Printable Dog Clothes Patterns and Tutorials

Free Printable Dog Clothes Patterns and Tutorials

Want to make your furry friend the best-dressed pooch on the block? Look no further! I've scoured the internet for you to bring you these free dog clothes patterns for...
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How to make a Kitchen Towel Scarf (Kitchen Boa) No pattern needed

How to make a Kitchen Towel Scarf (Kitchen Boa) No pattern needed

How often do have you had a soggy, dish towel on your shoulder while you’re cooking? Or you just couldn’t find a dishtowel when you needed one? The kitchen towel...
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10+ Free Camisole Sewing Patterns to Stylish Ladies

10+ Free Camisole Sewing Patterns to Stylish Ladies

Make your own simple yet stylish DIY camisole, using the free Camisole sewing patterns below. This spaghetti-strap, bias-cut camisole is a must-have staple for any wardrobe. It's a versatile piece...
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How to Make a Rope Bowl or Basket (with a Fun Twist)

How to Make a Rope Bowl or Basket (with a Fun Twist)

Rope bowls are bang on trend right now and our easy step by step tutorial shows you exactly how to make this coveted item. Rope bowls look impressive, but are...
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20+ Free Hoodie Sewing Patterns for Stylish Layering (Wear Anywhere and Everywhere)

20+ Free Hoodie Sewing Patterns for Stylish Layering (Wear Anywhere and Everywhere)

Hoodies seem to be super popular these days, you can wear them anywhere and everywhere. What started as a humble hooded sweatshirt, has taken the world by a storm. It's...
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DIY Multi Compartment Tray Organizer

DIY Multi Compartment Tray Organizer

Absolutely everyone needs this DIY multi compartment tray organizer. Girls for their hair accessories, ladies for makeup, guys for their charger cables, USB sticks and other techie paraphernalia, and craftspeople...
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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

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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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