Resources for Restoring Vintage Sewing Machines

I’ve written a few posts about restoring vintage sewing machines, which have proved to be fairly popular. In this post, I’ll list all of the resources related to restoring vintage sewing machines that I’ve found Keep Reading

Singer 281-1 Restoration: Cleaning, Adjusting, and Repl...

In this post, I’ll show you how to restore a vintage Singer 281-1 industrial sewing machine. These sewing machines were often used in factories, and there are a lot of them still in circulation. They Keep Reading

How to Use a Serger: A Comprehensive Guide to the Singe...

I used to think that sergers were super expensive machines that I’d never be able to afford. But then I snagged a cheap Singer ProFinish serger, and I don’t know how I ever lived without Keep Reading

Leather Tote Bag Tutorial: Beginner Leatherworking Proj...

In this post, I’ll show you how to make a leather tote bag using simple beginner leatherworking skills. This tutorial will show you how to prepare and hand-stitch each part of your bag, as well Keep Reading

Free Sewing Tutorials: 9 Easy Projects for Beginners

In this post, I’m sharing nine of my free sewing tutorials in one place. They’re all easy projects for beginners, but they can also be quick, fun projects   for experienced sewists! Click on the links Keep Reading

Easy DIY Dollar Store Hat Makeover Tutorial: Add a Silk...

With summer fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about sun hats. I love wearing a sun hat,  but I find that they blow off easily in windy weather. You don’t want to Keep Reading

Thrift Store Refashion: Rainbow Tie Dye for a Boring Wh...

Have you ever found a really cute white dress but hesitated to get it because you were worried it would get stained right away or that it would be too see-through? That happened to me recently Keep Reading