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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

30+ Free Plus Size Sewing Patterns for Women and Men

30+ Free Plus Size Sewing Patterns for Women and Men

Check out these gorgeous plus size sewing patterns for beginners and advanced sewists - some styles are up to 5XL! The styles are designed for fuller figures to create well-fitting...
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DIY Winter Hat with Pleats and Gathers

DIY Winter Hat with Pleats and Gathers

This is the type of hat stars are seen wearing when snapped at airports, or on the streets, by the paparazzi. The winter hat with pleats and gathers is really...
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15+ Free Wallet Sewing Patterns to Sew for Men, Women and Kids

15+ Free Wallet Sewing Patterns to Sew for Men, Women and Kids

Simple and functional, these free wallet patterns have lots of pockets to be able to hold what you need. All of these wallet sewing patterns are easy to make and...
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DIY Pan Protectors to Keep Your Cookware Scratch-Free

DIY Pan Protectors to Keep Your Cookware Scratch-Free

When your pans are stored stacked inside each other they will invariably get scratched – but let’s be honest, who has never stored pans and pots this way? It just...
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10+ Free Wrap Dress Patterns for Women designed for Woven or Knit Fabrics

10+ Free Wrap Dress Patterns for Women designed for Woven or Knit Fabrics

Wrap up yourself in style! Sew the wrap dress of your dreams! They are super flattering, and many of the models below are much easier to sew than you may...
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How to Make a DIY Steering Wheel Cover in 10 minutes

How to Make a DIY Steering Wheel Cover in 10 minutes

The DIY steering wheel cover is one of the best scrap busters ever! All it needs a fairly long narrow piece of fabric - and we always seems to have...
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15+ Free Baby Dress Patterns Anyone Can Make

15+ Free Baby Dress Patterns Anyone Can Make

There is something so cute in sewing tiny baby dresses. It's my #1 choice for a handmade gift as this is a cool and practical item that will help the...
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DIY Fabric Scissors Holder with FREE Scissors Case Pattern

DIY Fabric Scissors Holder with FREE Scissors Case Pattern

Get this free scissors case pattern and whip up this easy DIY scissors holder to keeps your three main types of sewing scissors in one place. Also, the DIY scissors...
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DIY Couch Cover Ideas – Easy Sofa Slipcovers You Can Make

DIY Couch Cover Ideas – Easy Sofa Slipcovers You Can Make

Refresh the look of your couch, loveseat, armchair or sofa with these easy couch cover tutorials and ideas. I scoured the internet to bring you the easiest and FREE couch...
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How to Make a Fleece Poncho with a Hood [Using Just 2 Seams]

How to Make a Fleece Poncho with a Hood [Using Just 2 Seams]

Making ponchos is easy. We show you how to make a poncho in a short space of time, so you have a stylish garment you can either use outdoors to...
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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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