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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

Teaching a Child to Sew Made Easy with 10 Smart Tips

Teaching a Child to Sew Made Easy with 10 Smart Tips

Nothing feels more satisfying than getting your family to know and to love your hobby along with you. This is why I have been actively engaging my children with sewing...
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100+ Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns

100+ Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns

Patterns, ah patterns. Skirts, dresses, tops, totes - those are everywhere. However, when it comes to lingerie - underwear, camisoles, slips, nightgowns... Free lingerie sewing patterns are incredibly hard to...
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Guide to Basic Hand Sewing Stitches

Guide to Basic Hand Sewing Stitches

No matter how smart and modern your sewing machine is, any sewist - be it a beginner or a professional needs to know the hand sewing basics and the main...
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Guide to the Basic Machine Sewing Stiches

Guide to the Basic Machine Sewing Stiches

Are you overwhelmed with the huge choice of stitches your modern sewing machine has? Don’t worry - you are not alone. Even professional sewists find it difficult to manage to...
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Step-by-Step Guide How to Thread Your Sewing Machine

Step-by-Step Guide How to Thread Your Sewing Machine

It is essential that you learn how to properly thread your sewing machine if you want to get it to work properly and achieve optimal results with your sewing projects....
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Getting to Know Your Sewing Machine and Its Parts

Getting to Know Your Sewing Machine and Its Parts

While sewing machines can be very different, they are all made of some common basic components which you should get familiar with in order to learn how to properly work...
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Why Does My Sewing Machine Keep Jamming

Why Does My Sewing Machine Keep Jamming

Whether you are a newbie, an enthusiast or a professional sewist, having your sewing machine jam in the middle of a project can be quite a frustrating experience. The moment...
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Basic Sewing Terms – an Illustrated Dictionary

Basic Sewing Terms – an Illustrated Dictionary

Are you ready to join the ever-growing group of enthusiasts around the world who enjoy sewing as a hobby and to even turn it into a profession? Here is a...
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Fundamentals: Sewing Tips and Tricks for Beginners, Enthusiasts and Pros

Fundamentals: Sewing Tips and Tricks for Beginners, Enthusiasts and Pros

Whether you are brand new to the art of sewing or you have years of experience, we all need a little help with certain projects from time to time, which...
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Sewing Essentials – Supplies and Tools for Beginners

Sewing Essentials – Supplies and Tools for Beginners

As with any other hobby and craft, it is crucial that you are properly prepared and equipped for sewing before diving into a brand new project. Keep in mind that...
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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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