Sewing can be a very expensive hobby. Fabric, thread, machine maintenance, and other supplies quickly add up to cost a pretty penny. This is why budget friendly projects and cheap sewing ideas are so popular. It can be hard to decide to spend a lot of money on a project that you do not have […]
Tips and Techniques
In this collection of sewing and quilting techniques, find advice on everything from tips on how to sew binding on a quilt to discussions on sewing darts.
Free stuffed animal patterns are some of the cutest easy sewing projects out there. While making a free dress pattern for a little girl will make mommy happy, the sewn gift idea that is going to make a kiddo squeal is a stuffed animal pattern. These easy-to-make and totally adorable plushies are great for older […]
5 Luxurious Looking Fabrics and Their Pros and Cons (from an editor’s point of view) If you’ve been sewing for a while, you understand the feeling when you walk into a fabric store and spot a beautiful textile. If you’re new to the game, you’ll soon understand this. The excitement of imagining how gorgeous your […]
Whether you are quilting, hand sewing, or creating some fab new wardrobe pieces, being a successful seamstress has a lot in common with being a fantastic cook. While you might be insanely talented, your work is often only as good as your ingredients or, in sewing, your equipment. Just like a poorly maintained oven can […]
You’ve just acquired your first sewing machine; congratulations! However, after the initial enthusiasm-induced heart attack you realize that there’s a lot to sewing you might not understand. Don’t worry. We’re here to help. This basic rundown will show you how to start sewing the right way. Don’t begin with anything too difficult (like a rayon […]