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.

Beautiful & simple: How to sew a blind hem [do I need a blind hem foot?]

Today you’re going to learn all about how to sew a blind hem and if you really need a blind hem foot or not. So you’re just getting used to your sewing machine, a nd you see this funky zigzaggy straight stitch combo stitch. You’re thinking, what on earth is this and why would I …

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26 Beautiful Valentine’s Sewing Projects you can make yourself

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not sew up any of these beautiful Valentine’s sewing projects to celebrate the day of love? Here’s a great list of Valentine’s sewing kits and Valentine’s sewing patterns that you’ll want to try out. If you’re looking for a quick sew project to make something festive …

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DIY Valentine's Day t-shirt

How to make a DIY Valentine’s Day t-shirt with sweetness and lace

Today I’m showing how to make a quick DIY Valentine’s Day t-shirt. This is a quick and easy sewing project because we’re starting with a store bought tee. We’ll first do a little bit of deconstruction. Then we’ll add some sweet Telio stretch heart lace, some quick stitching, and finally put things back together. And …

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woman wearing DIY sweatshirt

How to sew a sweatshirt (for something cute & sporty)

Let’s talk how to sew a sweatshirt. Sweatshirts have so much to offer. They’re comfortable, sporty, a great layering piece and something that’s easy to make your own. And sweatshirts are such an easy to sew alternative to other cozy warm garments like sweaters. If you’re all thumbs with yarn but like to be warm …

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hoodie with separating zipper and jacket zippers

How to sew a zipper on a jacket [surprisingly simple]

If thinking about how to sew a zipper gives you hives, I just bet you’ll find yourself loving learning how to sew a zipper on a jacket. It turns out separating zippers are really about the easiest zipper to sew around outside of an invisible zipper. Sounds too good to be true? Let me convince …

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sewing machine applique t-shirt

How to applique with sewing machine (easy fabulous)

Today we’re talking about how to applique with sewing machine. Maybe it’s just me, but I always see plain fabric as a blank canvas of possibilities yelling at me to do something interesting to them. (Hence why I ice dye fabric, embroider it, overdye it and all manner of other things). Well, you can add …

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finished applique t-shirt

Make an applique t-shirt (the simple way to show off your personality)

The easiest way to rescue a boring t-shirt is to transform it into an applique t-shirt. Applique is such a simple way to add some extra visual texture and interest to a plain t-shirt. All you need is some knit fabric scraps, a little bit of time, and you can create an applique t-shirt that’ll …

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