12 gifts for the sewing beginner - or anyone who sews! |
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

Vintage sewing machine that needs restoring
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 can see the beauty under all that dust and grime, but aren't sure about what it will take to bring it back to its former glory.

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

15 essential sewing supplies on a grid cutting mat
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