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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

DIY Reusable Sponges // Unsponges – Zero Waste Kitchen Scrubbers Tutorial

DIY Reusable Sponges // Unsponges – Zero Waste Kitchen Scrubbers Tutorial

What I love about these reusable sponges is they are so easy to make, use up all those “what-shall-I-do-with-this” type of scrap fabric, are useful, and so pretty. The big...
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DIY Tooth Fairy Pillow Pattern | Tutorial and Video

DIY Tooth Fairy Pillow Pattern | Tutorial and Video

A tooth fairy pillow is not only a charming idea but it certainly makes life much easier. Imagine the fiddling to get the gift from the tooth fairy under the...
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4 DIY Hand Warmers – How to Make + Free Pattern

4 DIY Hand Warmers – How to Make + Free Pattern

My hands are always icy cold and I'm always looking for ways to keep myself warm during winter. So I have these DIY hand warmers handy. When I need to...
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How to Make a Bow Tie – Pattern for Four Styles + VIDEO

How to Make a Bow Tie – Pattern for Four Styles + VIDEO

In recent years musicians and actors have made bow ties wildly popular, and for James Bond they have never gone out of fashion. Think of Daniel Craig in Casino Royale...
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Gifts for Sewers – 25+ Ideas to Fit Every Budget

Gifts for Sewers – 25+ Ideas to Fit Every Budget

Let’s face it – buying thoughtful gifts for sewers is not an easy task. Just imagine all the running around hunting for the best present in crowded malls and craft...
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How to Make a Fabric Basket Pattern and Tutorial

How to Make a Fabric Basket Pattern and Tutorial

We have a cute project that you are going to love whether you are new to sewing, or an ardent sewist with cupboards filled with pieces of fabric that will...
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35+ Thoughtful but Easy Gifts to Sew for Just About Anyone on Your list

The holiday season is in full bloom and that means one thing. Presents! I love sewing gifts. During these rough times, try to sew a thoughtful gift yourself instead of...
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Free DIY Elf on the Shelf Clothes Patterns

Free DIY Elf on the Shelf Clothes Patterns

This year our choice of elf on the shelf clothes and accessories may surprise you. I made him a tiny MASK! After all the little fellow needs to be safe...
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Kaleidoscope Star Quilted Christmas Ornament Pattern

Kaleidoscope Star Quilted Christmas Ornament Pattern

Jazz up your Christmas tree with this stunning Kaleidoscope star quilted star ornament. Add personality and charm to your home décor by making quilted Christmas ornaments. Use glittery fabrics for...
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How to Make a Beret (FREE French Beret Hat Pattern + VIDEO)

How to Make a Beret (FREE French Beret Hat Pattern + VIDEO)

Do you know what will never go out of fashion? French berets. They were popular 30 years ago and they are still popular today because they are so stylish and...
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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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