beginner sewing tips

5 Must-Read Tips for Sewing Fleece

Fleece fabric is a popular choice due to the affordability, wide variety of colors and patterns available, and the softness and warmth it provides. This makes it the perfect material to use for creating sweatshirts, blankets, mittens, and more! Follow this article to learn about the proper sewing machine settings, supplies, and tools to use ... Read More

6 Thrifty Ways to Find Sewing and Quilting Books

Hello again, thrifty sewists and quilters! We know how much our readers enjoy our Thrifty Sewist’s Guide series, which is why we’re so excited to share our budget-friendly guide to finding and buying sewing and quilting books. If you love flipping through the glossy pages of a new pattern book but hate spending a fortune ... Read More

Make Your Mark: 7 Fabric Marking Tools for Sewing Beginners

Make Your Mark: 7 Fabric Marking Tools for Sewing Beginners
For sewing beginners, the number of different tools and notions available at your local fabric store can feel overwhelming — but it doesn’t have to. Today, we’ll break down one tool that you’ll use on almost every sewing project: fabric marking tools. Fabric marking tools are used by sewists to trace patterns, indicate cutting lines, ... Read More

Let’s Get Visual: Your Guide to Sewing Youtube

Our guide to the sewing side of Youtube will help you see the variety of communities that exist within one location and is geared towards sewists and quilters of all skill levels. From beginner quilting tips to fun historical sewing, we’ve included some of our favorite fiber art niches, along with excellent content creators who ... Read More