Machine Quilting

Machine Quilting Or Hand Quilting: Which Is Better?

Although machine quilting and hand quilting may seem at odds in the sewing world, it is worth noting how peacefully both techniques are thriving side by side. In a time of raging political discourse and contention in almost every other arena, quilters of both camps manage to shop in the same aisles for…
Sewing Tools

10 Essential Sewing Tools and Equipment

If you are just beginning to sew, you may be unfamiliar with all the different tools that people tend to use when they are engaged in the hobby. While there are many different types of equipment available to the sewing enthusiast, these 10 pieces are certainly the most essential. So, whether you are…
Tailor sewing clothes

8 Sewing Benefits And Why It Is Good For You

It doesn't matter if you sew for yourself or others. Whether you're sewing by yourself or with a group, benefits abound. The first one that immediately comes to mind is one of economy and savings. Many sewing projects can help stretch a budget. The savings of sewing your clothes, keeping items in good…
Maintaining sewing machine.

Basic Sewing Machine Maintenance

Whether you're an expert crafter or quilter, a clothes mender, or a costume maker, sewing machine maintenance is critical for you. You most likely rely on the device for all or a portion of your stitching work. A sewing machine is a significant investment, and maintenance is critical. Consistent upkeep…
First Sewing Kit

Sewing for Beginners: Where to Start with Your First Sewing Kit

Sewing notions are the highest revenue generator for any fabric or sewing machine store, and there's an excellent reason for that. While you could go crazy buying everything you see hanging on the wall of notions stores, here are some tips on how to get started with your first sewing kit: The Machine First,…
Embroidery supplies

Supplies to Get Stitching: Embroidery Basics

Embroidery is a hobby that yields results ranging from gorgeous to whimsical; its history is long and vibrant, and it continues to this day. Embroidering by hand is a soothing pastime that requires very few materials. It is also far from being an expensive craft at which to try your hand. This guide…
Seam Allowances

Why Seam Allowance is the Most Important Part of Sewing

You have your pattern pieces cut out and stacked up. You have your machine threaded, and you are ready to get sewing. Before you start, have you considered your seam allowances and the approach you want to take with the garment you are about to create? Here, I am going to go over the basics of why seam…
Rotary Cutter

Sewing Tips: Ways to Use a Rotary Cutter

A rotary cutter is a versatile tool used to cut textiles to their desired shape. The device has gained popularity because of its steady, even cuts and ability to cater to both left and right-handed users, and it has a myriad of uses. This article intends to discuss cutting patterns, sewing, quilting,…
Pincushion with colorful pins

How to Make Pie Pincushions

If you love stitching, you know how essential pincushions are. Without a pincushion, you end up forgetting where you placed your needle and, often, end up finding it by sticking yourself. If you're looking for new pincushions to add to your collection or a do-it-yourself gift for a friend, why not go…