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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

How to Make Mittens Out of Old Sweaters | Pattern + Video

How to Make Mittens Out of Old Sweaters | Pattern + Video

We all have one or more sweaters that we love too much to throw out, but can’t wear it because it’s too worn out. Fortunately, there’s a great solution to...
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Hanging Fabric Heart Garland Tutorial, Video + FREE Pattern

Hanging Fabric Heart Garland Tutorial, Video + FREE Pattern

Let me show you how easy it is to make this cute hanging fabric heart garland. Warm up your home design with a romantic flair that is not just for...
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30+ Easy Throw Pillows You Can Make in an Afternoon

30+ Easy Throw Pillows You Can Make in an Afternoon

Sometimes you need a new style in your room or maybe some of your decorative pieces need a fashion update.  The easiest way to change up a room is changing...
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How to Make a Heart Pillow – VIDEO and FREE Pattern

How to Make a Heart Pillow – VIDEO and FREE Pattern

Level up your romantic home décor with this super cute DIY heart pillow. These heart pillows are so easy to make that you will whip up a bunch in an...
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Among Us Imposter Plush Pattern and VIDEO Tutorial

Among Us Imposter Plush Pattern and VIDEO Tutorial

Some time ago, my son asked me to make him an Among Us plushie. Among Us is a video game he and his friends love playing, so I gladly obliged...
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How to Make a Fabric Tortilla Warmer

How to Make a Fabric Tortilla Warmer

We love tortillas in our household but preparing them used to annoy the bug out of me. I’d always waste a ton of time heating each one up individually, or...
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DIY Reusable Sponges // Unsponges – Zero Waste Kitchen Scrubbers Tutorial

DIY Reusable Sponges // Unsponges – Zero Waste Kitchen Scrubbers Tutorial

What I love about these reusable sponges is they are so easy to make, use up all those “what-shall-I-do-with-this” type of scrap fabric, are useful, and so pretty. The big...
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DIY Tooth Fairy Pillow Tutorial [Video and FREE pattern]

DIY Tooth Fairy Pillow Tutorial [Video and FREE pattern]

A tooth fairy pillow is not only a charming idea but it certainly makes life much easier. Imagine the fiddling to get the gift from the tooth fairy under the...
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4 DIY Hand Warmers – How to Make + Free Pattern

4 DIY Hand Warmers – How to Make + Free Pattern

My hands are always icy cold and I'm always looking for ways to keep myself warm during winter. So I have these DIY hand warmers handy. When I need to...
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How to Make a Bow Tie – Pattern for Four Styles + VIDEO

How to Make a Bow Tie – Pattern for Four Styles + VIDEO

In recent years musicians and actors have made bow ties wildly popular, and for James Bond they have never gone out of fashion. Think of Daniel Craig in Casino Royale...
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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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