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Sewing for beginners in simple terms

Tips, tricks and buying advice for the beginner sewist

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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Free Baby Quilt Patterns – Classic, Modern or Unique Designs

Free Baby Quilt Patterns – Classic, Modern or Unique Designs

Sewing a handmade baby quilt is one of the most meaningful gifts you can make. Something about a handmade quilt is so special, especially as there is so much time...
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How to Make a Rag Quilt (the Easy way)

How to Make a Rag Quilt (the Easy way)

If you want a fast, fun, Bohemian style quilt then try a rag quilt. It is stitched on the right side of the fabric and has a ragged fluffy look...
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15+ Vest Sewing Patterns for the Whole Family

15+ Vest Sewing Patterns for the Whole Family

Why don't you make yourself a vest to keep you cozy during the cold days? A vest sewing pattern is a perfect project to hone your sewing skills as there...
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20+ Easy Poncho Sewing Patterns for Women, Men and Kids

20+ Easy Poncho Sewing Patterns for Women, Men and Kids

Sew up a warm and cozy ponchos to keep you and the kids protected from the chill. I've rounded up the best free poncho sewing patterns and tutorials I could...
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How to Hem Curtains (2 ways) WITH or WITHOUT Sewing

How to Hem Curtains (2 ways) WITH or WITHOUT Sewing

Today’s post is designed to make hemming curtains super simple, with no-sew options, in case you don’t have a sewing machine. For beginners sewists, we’ll show you an easy way...
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30+ Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects

30+ Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects

Share the love straight from your heart and show your chosen one how much they mean to you with some of these valentine’s sewing projects! Making a gift from scratch...
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How to Cut Fabric Straight with Scissors (or Rotary Cutter) // 4 EASY Methods

How to Cut Fabric Straight with Scissors (or Rotary Cutter) // 4 EASY Methods

When I first started sewing, I really didn’t realize the importance of cutting fabric straight, until I was taught the right way to cut fabric. Being able to cut fabric...
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15+ Cardigan Sewing Patterns and Free Tutorials

15+ Cardigan Sewing Patterns and Free Tutorials

Cardigans are cute, cozy and go well with everything! Keep one in your car, one in your wardrobe and possibly one by the door to grab on your way out....
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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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