Young woman sewing on a sewing machine

Why Sewing is Becoming Trendy Again

They say there’s nothing new under the sun. And it’s pretty much true; there are new versions of some things, but most everything is recycled, and everything that’s popular now has been popular at other times in history. However, each thing that comes back into popularity is new to the current…
National Sewing Month

National Sewing Month

Did you know that September is National Sewing Month? If you like to sew, hopefully you have been celebrating some this month. It’s not too late to participate! Of course, sewing is a year-round activity anyway, and we hope that National Sewing Month simply serves as an inspiration. So whether you’re…

Five Fun and Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

If you’re new to sewing, you most likely have high aspirations of making something very nice—an item of clothing, maybe, or perhaps a quilt. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, you’ll want to start out with a few projects that are easier initially—just to get used to using your…

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…