OK, you’ve stumbled across this sewing blog and are intrigued. It could be the amazing quilting roundups, the tips and tricks, or the colors, but something holds your attention. “Maybe I should start sewing,” you think. As fun as it sounds, purchasing a sewing machine is a heavy investment to make on a whim. To […]
Tips and Techniques
Find sewing tips and techniques in this roundup of articles.
If you’re entering the brave new world of quilting, you might need a few new gadgets for your workroom. Before we get into the nitty gritty, you should know that quilting is an up-and-coming area of sewing. But why? Quilting is an excellent way for a beginner seamstress to hone her quilting skills. The majority […]
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 […]