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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

Brother SE600 Review – a Great Starter Embroidery Machine

Brother SE600 Review – a Great Starter Embroidery Machine

If you are new to sewing (or embroidery), you might have heard that the Brother SE600 sewing machine is one of the top choices for beginners. But is it really?...
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Janome HD3000 Review – Feature-Packed Powerful Workhorse

Janome HD3000 Review – Feature-Packed Powerful Workhorse

When I began sewing, my first sewing machine was one that was passed down from my mother. It was great and useful for basic sewing, but there was one problem;...
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Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 Sewing Machine – Our Honest Review

Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 Sewing Machine – Our Honest Review

You might have an exceptional talent for making clothes and fashion design, but a good sewing machine is necessary to turn your ideas into reality. Regardless of the talent, every...
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30 Easy Dress Patterns for Beginners

30 Easy Dress Patterns for Beginners

Dresses always help you look your best. From tea to brunch to family dinner, the perfect dress makes you stand out in person and in photos. You can choose from...
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Brother HC1850 Review – a Light Sewing Machine to Learn On

Brother HC1850 Review – a Light Sewing Machine to Learn On

Sewing with Brother HC1850 sewing machine will help you bring your fabric creations to life. Who doesn’t want to sew holiday creations or even clothing sometimes? It will get you...
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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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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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