The Beginner Sewist's Starter Pack

So you’re interested in the wonderful world of sewing– that’s great! But where do you start? What are notions? What’s a stitch? How do you know what fabric to use? Where do you even get all the stuff you need? These are all important questions that will be answered in this helpful guide…

Why You Should Take a Sewing Class

Sewing: you probably think of it as a hobby your Grandma took up to fill her days of retirement. But guess what? It’s so much more than a hobby for old people. Sewing is for all ages, any gender, and for many purposes— it’s not just a pastime. So before you dismiss the idea entirely, let…

What Kind of Fabric Should You Use?

If you’ve ever been to a fabric store, you know that there are thousands of different fabrics to choose from for your sewing projects. It can be entirely overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what you want. And if you don’t know much about fabrics, it can be nearly impossible to know what…

10 Basic Stitches You Should Know

Having a complete sewing kit is great, but for the beginner sewist, that kit is rendered useless until you know how to sew. But don’t worry, it’s not difficult to learn the basic stitches and when to use them. By the end of this article, you will understand how to do ten basic stitches both…

The Basic Sewing Kit Supplies and Their Costs

Remember when you were young and you play so hard that you ended up ripping a hole in your clothes? Then your mom was able to patch it up good as new for you. She always seemed to have the right tools around to make repairs. As grown adults, we should all have the essential sewing repair tools…
Fabric for Your Sewing Project

Choosing the Right Fabric for Your Sewing Project

If you are getting ready to start a new sewing project, choosing a fabric will be the most important step once you decide what you want to make. After you've gone to all the trouble and expense of buying the sewing machine you love, a pattern you love, and a fabric you love, you want the finished product…

RARE Bears donated to children

The Inspired Sewist hosts 'Sew-In' The Inspired Sewist hosted a BEAR-NINA Sew-In event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4 in Jupiter. Forty stuffed bears were made from the local event, organizers said. The local store invited the community into the store,661 Maplewood Drive, Suite 14, to make stuffed…