Must Have Sewing Tools For Beginners

You have started out on your sewing journey. You already have a needle and a thread. Now it’s time to explore this hobby further–but wait. You realize there is more to sewing tools than the very basic needle and thread, and the internet is as confusing as ever. Don’t worry, every new journey feels slightly…

Hand Sewing is relaxing and fun!

It doesn’t matter if you are the creative type or not, sewing needs to be on your list of must-try hobbies. It is a great life skill that also offers numerous health benefits, such as helping you de-stress, improving hand-eye coordination, and so on. Moreover, you can sew almost anything by hand. No need for…

Buying The Right Thimble for Your Sewing Projects

History states that the first thimble was made in 1695 in England. It was shaped like a bell and worn on the thumb, which earned it the name thumb bell. Although its design has changed since then, the name remains. Well, kind of. Over the years, the humble thimble has been used for various purposes,…

Basic Hand Sewing Tips for Beginners

Knowing a few simple hand sewing techniques can prove to be a valuable life skill. It doesn’t just allow you to make small repairs (think buttons that come off, tiny tears, hem repairs and so on) but also helps you undertake simple sewing projects (like simple baby clothes or gifts). While some might say that…

The History of Thimbles

A thimble is a protective shield worn on the finger or thumb generally worn during sewing. While collecting thimbles became popular in the mid 1800 as a result of the special thimbles that were made for the Great Exhibition held in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, the earliest known thimble was Roman and…