beginner sewing tutorials

On Point: Our Guide to Sewing Needles

Everyone knows that needles are integral to sewing; it’s one of the tools that executes your vision, along with the fabric and thread. Using the wrong needle for the project you’re working on won’t bring about fatal catastrophe, but you may end up with broken needles, screwed-up stitches, or sadness. This is our guide through ... Read More

Smocking 101: Beginner Basics

Smocking, a classic embroidery technique, is easy to recognize but the detailed stitching and tiny pleats can seem intimidating to new sewists. That’s why We Like Sewing is bringing you a new three-part series that deep dives into everything smocking, so that you can conquer your sewing fears one stitch at a time. In our ... Read More