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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

DIY Reading Pillow Pattern + How to Make a Book Pillow VIDEO

DIY Reading Pillow Pattern + How to Make a Book Pillow VIDEO

Do you know what a reading pillow is? Book Pillow also called Pocket Pillow, is a wonderful invention that allows you to read books while snuggling a pillow! Who knew...
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DIY Reusable Snack Bags and Sandwich Bags [FREE PATTERN + VIDEO]

DIY Reusable Snack Bags and Sandwich Bags [FREE PATTERN + VIDEO]

School is about to start and that means you need to get your kids ready. You must prepare those books, backpacks, clothes, and even prepare lunches every day! While a...
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DIY Drawstring Backpack [FREE Pattern and VIDEO tutorial]

DIY Drawstring Backpack [FREE Pattern and VIDEO tutorial]

When you need a casual bag that can hold quite a few things, your best choice would be to use a drawstring backpack. Not the ones you can buy in...
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DIY Face Mask Carrying Pouch (FREE pattern + VIDEO)

DIY Face Mask Carrying Pouch (FREE pattern + VIDEO)

I can't remember how many times I had to return from the store to my car to pick up the face mask I forgot. After getting mad at myself too...
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How to Sew a Zipper Pouch Tutorial – DIY Any SIZE You Want

How to Sew a Zipper Pouch Tutorial – DIY Any SIZE You Want

Zippered pouches are so versatile and useful, we can never get enough of them. Well, at least I can never get enough of them. But they are usually ridiculously pricey...
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DIY Reusable Swiffer Mop Pads (Wet or Dry) | How to Make Swiffer Pads

DIY Reusable Swiffer Mop Pads (Wet or Dry) | How to Make Swiffer Pads

Forget about buying swiffer pads from the store and just make your own DIY swiffer pads. These reusable swiffer pads are easy to make, don’t require a lot of time,...
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3D Clear Face Mask with REMOVABLE Window for the Deaf / Hard of Hearing

3D Clear Face Mask with REMOVABLE Window for the Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Do you know what can be unbelievably frustrating? When someone is talking to you and you have no idea what they are saying. Like talking with a foreigner who has...
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DIY Reusable Swiffer Duster Cloths [FREE Pattern + VIDEO tutorial]

DIY Reusable Swiffer Duster Cloths [FREE Pattern + VIDEO tutorial]

Like many of you, I've been looking for ways to become more eco-friendly in my everyday life, to use less disposable products and make my home and life greener. I...
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DIY Face Mask | NO Sewing Machine | Hand stitch guide for beginners

DIY Face Mask | NO Sewing Machine | Hand stitch guide for beginners

Want to make a mask but you don't have a sewing machine? No worries! Get ready to work those fingers with a needle and a thread, old school style. That’s...
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Unpaper Towels DIY: How to Make Reusable Paper Towels for Your Kitchen

Unpaper Towels DIY: How to Make Reusable Paper Towels for Your Kitchen

Thinking about making the switch to unpaper towels in your home? That's awesome! It’s even easier than you think and you can make a full set of reusable paper towels...
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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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