A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing Tools

If you’ve ever ventured into the sewing notions section of a sewing or craft store, you’ll find many different sewing tools to choose from. There are simple elements like a pin cushion, needle and thread, and more difficult to understand ones like thimbles. Numerous pieces of equipment and supplies can make you feel like you’re…

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…

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…