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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

DIY Fabric Luggage Tags for Stylish Travel

DIY Fabric Luggage Tags for Stylish Travel

It’s a bit embarrassing to say how many times I’ve accidentally picked up someone else’s luggage from the luggage conveyor belt at the airport. Luckily, either I or the original...
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DIY How to Make a Scrunchie + 6 Variations to Wow Everyone

DIY How to Make a Scrunchie + 6 Variations to Wow Everyone

While for some of you those DIY scrunchies are the current trend, for some of us these are a blast from the past! I whipped up a ton in no...
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Face Mask Pattern (FREE) – How to Make DIY Mouth Mask

Face Mask Pattern (FREE) – How to Make DIY Mouth Mask

As the coronavirus or COVID-19 gains momentum and slowly finds its way into more and more countries each day, face masks are starting to become a kind of necessity. People...
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DIY Door Stopper: How to make an Owl Doorstop Out of Jeans

DIY Door Stopper: How to make an Owl Doorstop Out of Jeans

I don't know about you but I honestly hate it when my doors close slowly on their own, especially when I'm trying to cool my entire apartment with the air...
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Sew What Pro vs Embrilliance Software – Comparison and Advice

Sew What Pro vs Embrilliance Software – Comparison and Advice

Modern digital embroidery machines make embroidery that much easier by doing a fair amount of work on their own. But in order to be able to do that, they must...
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Best Mid Arm and Sit Down Quilting Machines

Best Mid Arm and Sit Down Quilting Machines

Depending on the complexity and the type of quilting you want to do, you can use three different types of machines to complete a project. Regular sewing machine with free...
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Best Long Arm Quilting Machines

Best Long Arm Quilting Machines

If you consider yourself a serious quilter and you’re ready to up your quilting game to the highest level, it’s probably time for you to get a long arm quilting...
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How to Hem Jeans the Easy Way + Keep the Original Hem

How to Hem Jeans the Easy Way + Keep the Original Hem

Did you ever get a pair of jeans and they look great but not exactly on you? Even though they fit you, they are simply too long for your legs....
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Best Sewing Machines for Quilting – for Home and Advanced Quilters

Best Sewing Machines for Quilting – for Home and Advanced Quilters

That’s it. You’ve gotten the quilting bug. Before you know it, that sewing machine you started out with doesn’t cut it anymore. Thread kept breaking or getting bunched up, your...
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Brother XR9500PRW Review

Brother XR9500PRW Review

Buy the Project Runway Edition Brother XR9500PRW for the beginner seamstress in your life. Its easy-to-use speed control and solid stitching are perfect to get your seamstress started on her...
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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!