With so many sewing machine brands available today it can be hard to find the right one for your specific needs.  This buyer’s guide on sewing machine brands can help you decided which brand is best for you.

Can a Sewing Machine Embroider? Machine Versus Hand Stitches

If you’re interested in learning how to embroider and don’t wish to do so by hand, purchasing a special sewing machine for the task might be your best bet. Embroidery work can be simple or quite complex, so depending on what type of work you’re most interested in, purchasing a Read more…

The Best Sewing Machine for Clothing Designer

Sewing machines are primarily designed for making clothes. Unfortunately, most of the entry-level models lack the power and features for designing quality garments. If you want to design your own clothes, here is a closer look at how to find the best sewing machine for clothing designer, along with several recommendations. Read more…

What is the Best Sewing Machine for Jeans & Canvas

We created the following guide to help you find the best sewing machine for jeans and canvas. Whether you are a budding clothing designer or a home seamstress, use these machines when stitching heavy fabrics. SINGER 4423 SINGER 4411 SINGER Quantum Stylist 9960 Brother ST371HD Janome HD1000 Janome HD3000 Juki Read more…

Determining What to Sew for Beginners

Contrary to what many people believe, determining what to sew for beginners doesn’t have to be a difficult decision. In fact, if you want to start out slow to improve your skills, there are numerous projects you can work on that produce exciting results. Keychain Attachment Large Baby Receiving Blanket Read more…

How to Sew a Hem with a Sewing Machine

Hems are a great way to finish garments and household items. Learning to make hems can be a very rewarding process, but it can take a bit of practice.  Learning how to sew a hem with a sewing machine and sewing a hem by hand and are two entirely different Read more…

How to Sew a Dress from a Pattern

In this article, we’re going to outline some of the best tips on how to sew a dress from a pattern. After finishing this article, you’ll be ready to start sewing! Things to consider when sewing from a pattern: Choose your pattern Decide on the right fabric Read the pattern Read more…

The Best Sewing Machine for Beginners on a Budget

The best sewing machine for beginners on a budget simply needs to include the basics. It should offer reliable stitching and easy to use controls. Below are some recommendations: Brother CS6000i  Brother XM2701  Brother XR3774  Brother XM1010  SINGER Fashion Mate 3333 SINGER 4423  SINGER Start 1304  We’re an affiliate We Read more…

How to Organize a Sewing Room on a Budget

Many professional sewers have extravagant sewing rooms set up with expensive equipment and fantastic feng shui. While these rooms look great, they can also cost a lot. This might discourage some aspiring sewers from setting up their own sewing rooms! However, fear not! It’s not only possible, but actually relatively Read more…

Which Fabric to Use for Sewing

If you’re starting a new sewing project, or if you’re new to sewing altogether, it can seem a bit overwhelming deciding which type of fabric to use. There are many different types of fabric, and each one has its own form and function. Things to consider when choosing fabric: Appropriate Read more…

The Best Sewing Machine for Beginners Making Clothes

Learning to sew is a rewarding hobby but it takes practice to master the art of hemming pant legs and sewing cuffs. Finding the best sewing machine for beginners making clothes should make the process a little easier. Here are some recommendations: Janome Magnolia 7318 Brother SE600 Brother CS6000i Brother Read more…

The Best Sewing Machine for Teenagers

Sewing is a fun hobby for people of all ages, including teenagers. Unfortunately, I know how picky teens can be. If you buy the wrong item, they may lose interest in the hobby. Here are some suggestions for sewing machines for teens: Brother CS5055PRW Brother CS6000i Brother XM2701 SINGER Simple Read more…