Basic Sewing Stitches for Beginners

7 Basic Sewing Stitches for Beginners

Sewing is a fun and rewarding hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s a great way to express your creativity, and it can also save you money on clothes and other items. If you’re new to sewing, don’t worry – it’s easy to learn the basics! In this article, we’ll teach you 7 essential sewing stitches that every beginner should know.

Straight Stitch

The straight stitch is the most basic and commonly used stitch in sewing. It’s simply a matter of stitching in a straight line, and it’s a great embroidery stitch, as well as … Read the rest

Easy Embroidery Stitches for Beginners

10 Easy Embroidery Stitches for Beginners

Embroidery stitches are a beautiful and versatile craft. It can be used to create a variety of designs, and is perfect for beginners.

In this article, we are going to teach you 10 easy embroidery back stitches that are perfect for beginners. They’re simple to learn, so you can start stitching right away! Once you know the basics of embroidery back stitches, you’ll be able to create a variety of beautiful designs. So start embroidering today, and see the results for yourself!

Running Stitch

Running stitch is a great way to stitch tight using a beginner sewing machine. It … Read the rest

Beginner Sewing Ideas

Beginner Sewing Ideas to Start Today

Sewing is a great way to create new pieces of clothing and accessories for yourself, your family, or your friends. But if you’re new to the craft, it can be tough to know where to start. Here are some beginner sewing ideas that will help you get started today.

Sewing doesn’t have to be complicated. Start with simple projects like a pillowcase or a tote bag. These easy-to-sew projects will help you learn the basics of sewing, and you’ll be able to show off your new skills to your friends and family.

About Getting Started Sewing

The first step in … Read the rest

Benefits of Joining A Quilt Guild

Benefits of Joining A Quilt Guild

So what’s so special about a quilt guild anyway? What kind of services does it provide its members? How much money could I make if I joined? Is it worth my time and effort?

Join us as we explore these questions and more. We’ll explain everything from what goes into forming one to how membership works and even list a few resources where you can find out more about setting up your own group.

Let’s start by taking a look at just exactly what makes a quilt guild different from any other type of organization. What sets a quilt guild … Read the rest

Quilt Block Cake

Birthday Idea – Quilt Block Cake

Serving a cake to your quilting group? Know someone who collects the quilts and you want to surprise her with a patchwork cake? You won’t have to search websites for complicated recipes; it’s so easy to make a patchwork quilt when you cheat a little. Instead of baking the cake yourself, and trying to section off the designs, take a shortcut to all of that and you’ll produce a fabulous quilt block cake for any special occasion.

It’s challenging to bake a cake, create a patchwork design on top, and then try to fill in all of those squares with … Read the rest

10 Fun Crafts For Kids

10 Fun Crafts For Kids

Kids love making things. Whether it’s a project they make themselves or something they get to help design, they’re always happy to get their hands dirty. And while there are plenty of craft projects that are strictly for adults, there are also a few that are perfect for the whole family. In this post, we’ve gathered 10 fun crafts that are perfect for kids of all ages. From puppets to quilts, there’s something for everyone in this list!

Homemade Playdough and Recipe

Fresh play dough may be both relaxing and educational for children, especially when it is molded into various … Read the rest

Storing Blankets

Cleaning and Storing Blankets, Quilts and Comforters

Winter is over and now is the time to store all those extra blankets that you won’t need over the summer. All the quilts and comforters that you use during the cold months should be carefully stored away for next winter. Before you store your quilts, blankets and comforters for the summer you should clean them. That way they will not develop any unwanted mildew and they will be ready to use on the first cold night.

Before you clean any quilt, comforter or blanket you should read the care instructions if there are any and follow them for that … Read the rest

Basics of Quilting

The Basics of Quilting: Tips For Beginners

So, you’ve decided that it’s time to make a quilt. Maybe someone gave one as a gift or maybe you found the pattern online. Either way, here is some information about what you will need and how to start making your first quilt.

What You’ll Need

A table top (or dining room chair) – This should be long enough to accommodate all of the steps involved in piecing the quilt without having to move around too much. If possible, use something sturdy like an old wooden desk.

Large cutting board – This can also be used as part of your … Read the rest

How to Stitch Quilt Borders

How to Stitch Quilt Borders – Beginners Guide

­The border on a quilt is often the last part that gets stitched together for any given project — it’s just so easy to overlook! But if you’re going to make a quilt with more than 100 pieces, it pays to get these corners right.

Not only will they look good when finished, but they’ll help hold everything together while you work on other aspects of the project itself. In fact, getting them wrong could actually cause problems later on, as we’ll see below. This article covers all the steps involved in stitching up a quilt’s borders, from choosing fabric … Read the rest

Paper Piecing Tutorial

Paper Piecing Tutorial

Today, we are going to walk through paper piecing. Paper piecing can be a challenging technique to master. In reality, the possibilities are limitless if you grasp this concept. When it comes to printing and sewing, there is no limit to what you may create. Paper piecing patterns include a wide range of subjects.

What Is Paper Piecing?

The definition of paper piecing is the sewing together of pieces of paper with fabric, which once stitched together, creates a collage. The technique allows you to sew more than one shape onto one piece, and then sew the pieces together. It … Read the rest