Sometimes called a soap saver, a bath mitt with soap pocket makes it easy to grasp even the smallest pieces of soap. It’s perfect for zero waste living and also a great assistive aid for people with limited grip strength. Follow this easy tutorial to sew your own.
How do you buy fabric online without touching it? We have some great tips for ordering different kinds of fabric for all kinds of projects. Take a look at our beginner’s guide to buying fabric online.
Are you ready to make your first quilt? A baby quilt is the perfect size for learning, and this one couldn’t be easier. Follow the step-by-step photo instructions using pre-cut materials to make the easiest (and cutest) rainbow baby quilt.
Working with fabrics can be time-consuming if you’re a beginner at sewing. To learn this set of skills, you’ll need time, practice, and patience. However, the first thing you can start with is knowing how to measure your fabric accurately. To do that, you should ask yourself one important question. How big is a yard of fabric?
The best sewing books for beginners are tried and true to last the test of time as your sewing skills improve. Even advanced sewists look to these books for guidance and inspiration, making them the perfect investment in your sewing journey.
Don’t settle for a thin piece of foam to protect your knees when you can easily make your own garden kneeler pad. This one uses recycled materials as the stuffing for extra softness and support. This DIY kneeling pad is made with oilcloth so that it is easy to wipe clean, yet durable for kneeling on the rough ground.
Felt crafts spark imaginative play and are cheap and easy to make. Kids can cut and sew these projects themselves while learning a new life skill. They are so fun that adults love making them too!
Sometimes stitching by hand is necessary instead of using a sewing machine, and sometimes it is preferred. Whichever you choose, here are some common hand stitches, what they are used for, and easy instructions to master them yourself.
Halloween pencil toppers in the shape of not-so-scary bats will last much longer than candy. Made with felt, they are inexpensive and easy to stitch for little hands.
Make yourself an adorable baby chick popping out of an eggshell for Easter. They are so easy kids can make them too, and a free pattern download is included. Sewing with felt is perfect for beginners!