Learn to sew

Learning to sew can feel overwhelming.  Learn to use a sewing machine with confidence with these beginning sewing ideas, beginning sewing projects, easy sewing projects.  Maybe you’re teaching yourself to sew or looking for kids sewing projects to pass on sewing to the next generation.  Whatever the case, you’ll find first sewing projects here that’ll build your confidence and help you gain sewing skills that’ll help you advance in your sewing knowledge.

7 pieces of sewing advice that transformed my creativity

So, what’s the best sewing advice you’ve ever heard? There’s tons of great sewing tips and tricks out there, but what are those helpful nuggets that have become part of your sewing credo? I’ve read and heard lots of memorable tidbits from experts over the years, but today I’m talking about 7 of the very …

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11 Helpful sewing tools to make your sewing life easier

With so many helpful sewing tools out there, which are the best sewing tools out there? If you’re just getting started sewing, it’s good to know what kind of sewing tools for beginners are out there. I know my Gram had a basic sewing kit full of all the essentials, though I admit my sewing …

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How to start a handmade Christmas tradition with DIY family pajamas

Christmas is a time of making memories with your family, and we all have our favorite traditions this time of year.  I love how things like making cookies and ornaments and sewing simple gifts can get everyone in your family involved.  And though it’s work to do so, sewing things for others is a wonderful …

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How to make handmade gifts for the holidays without going crazy

For sewists, we can feel the pressure to want to make handmade gifts for the people in our life.  We want to show off our mad sewing skills AND give something heartfelt to our loved ones.  Who doesn’t want to watch your child or your husband rip into a package and treasure it all the …

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