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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

DIY Beach Towel Cover Up without a Pattern

DIY Beach Towel Cover Up without a Pattern

When we’ve gone to the beach we have probably all done the wrap-the-towel-around-the-waist look, then rolled the top down so it shows off the hips, or if we want a...
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FREE Quilted Wall Hanging Patterns You’d Love to Make

FREE Quilted Wall Hanging Patterns You’d Love to Make

These gorgeous quilt wall hanging patterns are perfect to use as a home décor item. Change up the feeling and the mood of a space instantly by hanging up a...
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11 Amazing Shirt Dress Patterns – Easy Button Up Dress Sewing Patterns

11 Amazing Shirt Dress Patterns – Easy Button Up Dress Sewing Patterns

Get a comfortable and casual look with a shirt dress sewing pattern - it's a timeless addition to your wardrobe. All these have simple cuts and flattering lines to last...
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DIY Triangular Wedge Pillow for Keeping Your Body at Higher Angle

DIY Triangular Wedge Pillow for Keeping Your Body at Higher Angle

If you have ever had a cold or the flu and find you cough like crazy when you lie down, then this triangular cushion that keeps the upper body at...
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15+ Beach Cover Up Sewing Patterns – Stylish and Easy Swimsuit Cover-up Patterns

15+ Beach Cover Up Sewing Patterns – Stylish and Easy Swimsuit Cover-up Patterns

Looking for a quick and easy sew for the summer? Look no further than this roundup with wonderful and free beach cover up sewing patterns. No matter whether you just...
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Free Caftan Sewing Patterns – Lovely Kaftans You Can Sew

Free Caftan Sewing Patterns – Lovely Kaftans You Can Sew

Nothing says summer elegance as well as a breezy caftan. In this roundup you will find lovely caftan sewing patterns for this warm weather staple that will suit almost everyone....
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DIY Folded flower table topper, mug rug, centerpiece or placemat

DIY Folded flower table topper, mug rug, centerpiece or placemat

The folded fabric flower, which looks impressive, is a fairly easy project with some repetition, making it a lovely activity if you are teaching a child to sew. They get...
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15+ Easy Hand Sewing Projects for Kids and Adults

15+ Easy Hand Sewing Projects for Kids and Adults

Traveling? No sewing machine? Not a problem! There are a ton of cool sewing projects you can tackle entirely by hand. Only a needle and a thread and you can...
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DIY Bandana Headband with Elastic for Girls or Guys

DIY Bandana Headband with Elastic for Girls or Guys

Here's to a mom-and-daughter cycle outing wearing bandana headbands. This DIY bandana headband with elastic is so cute and just perfect for summer days when riding a bike or taking...
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Ingenious DIY T-Shirt Cutting Ideas – 19 Ways to Cut up a T-shirt

Ingenious DIY T-Shirt Cutting Ideas – 19 Ways to Cut up a T-shirt

Transform an old t-shirt into something trendy you will want to wear all the time with these cool DIY t-shirt cutting ideas. So if you have an old t-shirt somewhere...
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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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