Using a Serger for Sewing: the Uses You Need to Know

Serger and traditional sewing machines…what is their difference? Which should I buy? Do I need both? If you have these questions in your head, read ’till the end to find out more. The traditional sewing machine is used to join pieces of fabric providing domestic finishes, that is, it works for small to medium productions of clothing. The main stitch is the straight stitch that, … Continue reading Using a Serger for Sewing: the Uses You Need to Know

10 tricks to transform your clothes into maternity clothes

As incredible as it sounds, you are pregnant…and your belly is growing bigger inch by inch every month. Perhaps you have already seen your pants begin to feel a bit too tight, your feet start to be sore from carrying your new weight around the house, and you have reached for your calculator to make sure you include all your future baby needs in your … Continue reading 10 tricks to transform your clothes into maternity clothes

Tips For Sewing Without Harming Your Back

Grandma was right! Slouching is bad for you. And poor posture can make back pain worse, especially if you sit for long periods! Yes, that unwanted, uncalled, unsearched, but so common pain may appear after hunching for some time in front of the sewing machine. Once the pain begins, there is little sewing we can do, back becomes stiff and the pain can go up … Continue reading Tips For Sewing Without Harming Your Back

How To Organize Your Sewing Room

How To Organize Your Sewing Room. Many of us when looking at our sewing room want to cry when we see the mess…well, maybe crying is a bit exaggerated but a bit of organization would definitely do good to the cause! Ideally we want, whenever we are opening our room or workshop, to organize all materials so they are ready for when we need them, … Continue reading How To Organize Your Sewing Room

Advice on sewing scissors ✂ 😀

“Sorry Marvin. It says right here: Using her fabric scissors for cutting paper IS grounds for divorce.” – said any sewist! We shalt see why in this email.  Here is a short summary on different scissors used by sewists.  Dressmaker scissors and tailor scissors: the sheets of the tailor shears are usually between 10 and 20 cm long and are made of steel. One of … Continue reading Advice on sewing scissors ✂ 😀

An intimate glimpse into sewists organizing hacks

What’s your favorite organizer/organization hack in your sewing studio?! Do you have to downsize and are struggling to get everything to fit? Well, this question was asked in our 25,000 member Facebook Group Sewing for Beginners and this is what members said: – I have my paper patterns stored in boxes standing up but find it hard to find the pattern I am looking for. – … Continue reading An intimate glimpse into sewists organizing hacks