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The Best Sewing Machines for Beginners

The Best Sewing Machines for Beginners

Have you found there are too many different things to consider when choosing your first sewing machine? With computerised, electrical and mechanical sewing machines all an option, knowing what to pick can be overwhelming. Thankfully, we are here to help with some handy advice for beginners to the sewing craft by giving you the low down on the best beginner sewing machines and what to look out for.  Best model types for beginners The very last thing you want to do is confuse yourself before you’ve even started to sew. Electrical and computerised sewing machines have many more options and...

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Overlocker Sewing Machines; What, Why & How Much?

Overlocker Sewing Machines; What, Why & How Much?

As sewists, we take great pride in every project we complete. We pay incredible detail to even the most intricate parts of a garment and continually look for ways to make each piece better than the last. We love to collect new sewing tools and machines. If it will make our next project, we want it. Whether for your own enjoyment or for the wonderful compliments and shocked “I can't believe you made that” - which even the most modest sewist secretly loves. If it will take our creations to the next level it has a chance of one day...

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Best Sewing Gadgets and Accessories

Best Sewing Gadgets and Accessories

This list of best sewing accessories is a follow up to our list of sewing room essentials. In our sewing room essentials guide, we looked at the must-haves - the tools of the trade which will get you up and running and ready to tackle a slew of cool projects. In this guide, we are going to look at expending the contents of your sewing room with the best sewing accessories and gadgets. Technically these are non-essential (though they may be necessary for some projects) but they are all incredible and will increase your sewing capabilities. If you are looking...

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Sewing Room Essentials

Sewing Room Essentials

When it comes creating and stocking your sewing room, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. There are endless supplies and gadgets to choose from - and a sewing machine is just the beginning. You will gather many of these items over time but to start, you just need the essentials. Every sewing room consists of a range of fundamental items, from storage to marking tools. In this post, we will give you a sewing essentials list - so you know exactly what you need to get your sewing room up and running. Sewing Machine With that being said -...

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A Sewers Guide To Fabrics

A Sewers Guide To Fabrics

So you’ve got your sewing machine all set up and ready, your pattern is right there ready and waiting, but the question is, have you got the right fabric? Perhaps you’re new to sewing having just picked up a beginners sewing machine, or maybe you’re creating a product that’s completely new to you. It can sometimes be difficult to know which fabric is best to use for what. If you’ve ever finished a product and realised you’ve used the wrong fabric, you’ll know how frustrating it can be. You may have discovered that something isn’t as breathable as you thought...

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