Sewing Tips

Sewing Tips, Tricks and Trade Secrets for Today’s Crafters

Whether your thing is quilting, tailoring, crafting, or industrial sewing, expanding on your sewing skills is an ongoing process. By learning more tips and secret tricks, you only broaden your scope of utility when it comes to creating, constructing, or repairing “things.” For those who want the…
Sewing and Relaxation

Sewing and Relaxation: An Expressive and Therapeutic Hobby

The skill of sewing has been with us as long as we have been wearing clothing. While fashion is one of the biggest industries across the globe, you can create your style as you develop your talent. Beyond expressing yourself, sewing is a proven therapeutic pastime with tremendous mental health benefits.…
Sewing Tools and Equipment

Essential Sewing Tools and Equipment

If you’re just beginning your adventures in sewing, you may be overwhelmed by all the sewing tools and equipment that are available. What do you really need? What would be nice to have? What can you do without? We’ll try to answer these question for you, so you can start with the essentials and build…
Quilting

Tips for Easy and Accurate Quilt Fabric Cutting

Quilt Fabric Cutting Tips The least frustrating way to get a quilt that looks and fits together well remains to cut your quilt pieces accurately. Carefully cutting your quilting pieces might take a little more time, but the resulting quilt will be worth the extra time you spend. A few tips should help…
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,…