Sewing


12 gifts for the sewing beginner - or anyone who sews! | www.donnaberlanda.com
Looking for gift ideas for someone who has said "I want to learn how to sew"? Here are suggestions for 12 perfect gifts for the sewing beginner - or anyone you know who sews.

12 Gifts for Sewing Beginners


Whether you are just learning how to sew or you have been making clothes for years, there is one dilemma that we all run into – […]

How to Finish Seams



Restoring a Vintage Sewing Machine | Singer 201-2 sewing machine | www.donnaberlanda.com |
Did you ever see a vintage sewing machine at a flea market or thrift shop that made you stop in your tracks and want to take it home? You […]

Restoring a Vintage Sewing Machine


Make your own pattern weights with hex nuts
When using commercial sewing patterns, you will find that the tissue easily rips when it is pinned to the fabric.  Pattern weights are a great alternative to […]

Make Your Own Pattern Weights



Guide to buying your first sewing machine
Sewing machines look complicated, don’t they?  And the prices can range from under $100 to thousands of dollars.  Choosing your first machine can be confusing, […]

A Guide to Buying Your First Sewing Machine


Making your own wearable art is a great way to add custom pieces to your wardrobe and get the exact look you want to reflect your […]

Creating Wearable Art



If you are just learning how to sew, there are some basic tools that you will need. These are the 15 essential sewing supplies that I would […]

15 Essential Sewing Supplies