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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

Brother CS5055PRW Project Runway Review – All You Need to Know

Brother CS5055PRW Project Runway Review – All You Need to Know

We see a lot of computerized sewing machines nowadays and they all may seem very similar to one another. So what makes this Brother CS5055PRW sewing machine stand out among...
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Singer 4423 Review – a Reliable Workhorse

Singer 4423 Review – a Reliable Workhorse

Denim and other hard materials can turn out to be a seamstresses nightmare at times. You either don't have the appropriate sewing machine or you don't believe that the one...
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Brother LS2125i Review – Is it worth buying?

Brother LS2125i Review – Is it worth buying?

When you are just starting with a previously unexplored activity, it can become quite difficult to figure out the best product with which to commence the journey. Does it have...
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Brother 1034D Serger Review – Capable and Affordable

Brother 1034D Serger Review – Capable and Affordable

You would be mistaken to think that a ‘serger’ is just a cool new naming scheme for Brother’s sewing machines.  On the contrary, it’s an entirely different class of machines...
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Brother XM2701 Review – Good Features at Surprisingly Low Cost

Brother XM2701 Review – Good Features at Surprisingly Low Cost

It seems that Brother knows no boundary when it comes to offering super affordable sewing machines packed with features. Just when we thought that another Brother was the One to...
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Sewing Machines Types, Buying Guide and Reviews of the Best Models

Sewing Machines Types, Buying Guide and Reviews of the Best Models

Believe it or not, buying a sewing machine can become as difficult and complex as buying a car. Sure, you have to spend much less, so your potential faulty purchase...
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How to Sew Denim Jeans and Get Great Results

How to Sew Denim Jeans and Get Great Results

From its humble birth as a sturdy and affordable clothing for the working class, denim jeans have grown into a world-wide cultural phenomena. Nowadays, you can buy denim jeans costing...
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Sewing Machine Safety Tips for Avoiding Injuries

Sewing Machine Safety Tips for Avoiding Injuries

Although there are many negatives to having a highly litigious society, it does serve as a force that makes manufacturers more mindful when designing their products. For the niche of...
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Best Sewing Machines for Beginners – Easiest to Use Starter Models

Best Sewing Machines for Beginners – Easiest to Use Starter Models

Why is it even important to start with a sewing machine for beginners? Why not just plunge in and get one that is filled to the brim with features, so...
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Best Sewing Machine Black Friday Deals 2021: LIVE updates

Best Sewing Machine Black Friday Deals 2021: LIVE updates

Black Friday deals for sewing machines, fabrics and notions are still a fantastic opportunity to furnish yourself with amazing products at an amazing price, not to mention the potential for...
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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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