12 Gift Ideas for the Sewing Beginner
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

finishing seams with an overlock sewing machine
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

Make your own pattern weights
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