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Seven Things You Must Know When Buying A Sewing Machine

It is great that you want to learn to sew. You can be creative and have lots of fun, so let’s go looking for a new sewing machine. Following are seven things to consider and do when looking to buy a sewing machine. Shops. Look around your local area for …

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Sewing Organizations Of America: One Way to Connect With Other Sewers

One of the most rewarding aspects of sewing is interacting with others who love to sew. Through them, you can pick up valuable tips and learn about new techniques. You can plan sewing projects with your circle of sewing friends, and have a blast working on them together. And nothing …

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Sewing 101: An Overview for Beginners

There are so many advantages to learning how to sew. It’s relaxing, creative and fun. Being able to mend ripped and torn clothing will save you money. And once you develop your sewing skills, you can make a little extra on the side doing sewing projects for other people. So …

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Crochet Tips You Need to Know

Anyone who is beginning to learn how to , or even those who have been crocheting for a number of years, can benefit from some crocheting tips every now and then. There are some common crocheting queries that require tips which everyone needs at some point. For example, how to …

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Craft Program – The Perfect Way to Learn a Craft

Craft programs are a great way to learn a craft. Carefully thought out and put together, they give you a structured way to get to grips with your choice of craft. Why are they such a good idea? For many reasons. They are usually written and assembled by a craft …

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Sewing Machine Needle Guide

Now that you have purchased you quality sewing machine, we need to consider the needles that you need to purchase for your use. The manufactures use a numbering system for their needles. They use a letter to categorize needles and fabrics are symbolized by the letter. Here is a handy …

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How to Choose the Best Knitting Needles

For the purpose of this article, I am going to assume that you are a beginning knitter and want to purchase knitting needles. You will look at the different types of knitting needles and the various materials they are made of and wonder which you should buy. This article will …

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Tips For Knitting With Double Pointed Needles

However, when you look at someone knitting with 3 or 4 double-pointed needles at one time, I realize that it can look scary as well as confusing. The reality of it is simple – this type of knitting needles are used in place of circular needles – how convenient would …

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How To Home Sew – Choosing A Needle

The sharp points or regular size of sewing machine needle (usually from size 9 to size 18 depending on the types of material you are working with) usually are good for use with woven fabrics. These needles (in my experience) cause a minimum amount of puckering and produce an even …

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How to Sew – 6 Steps to Choosing the Right Needle For Sewing

Your project and the fabric you purchase will determine the choice of a needle and thread. If you are sewing a project requiring batting or a project which requires heavier fabric the choice of your needle will be totally different than compared to when you are sewing a fabric or …

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