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…