Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial: Flower Pincushion

In this post, I’ll show you how to make a simple felt flower pincushion while showing off some fancy embellished stitches your sewing machine can do! This post contains a free sewing pattern and step-by-step 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

How to Make a Stitch Sample Book for Your Sewing Machin...

Do you have a bunch of fancy stitches on your sewing machine that you’ve never even used? Making a stitch sample book is a great way to test out those fancy stitches and learn what Keep Reading

Leatherworking 101: An Easy Pouch for Beginners

This post contains a super easy leatherworking tutorial for beginners. You don’t have to have a ton of tools and you don’t have to cut out anything tricky here. You’ll end up with a cute Keep Reading