Over the past 25 years or so, I’ve used a lot of dress forms. And I’ve researched even more. The truth is no matter what brand or style of dress form you look at, they all have their drawbacks. I get emails and comments all the time from people who want to buy a best dress form but are...
Do you struggle with getting the perfect fit, even though you have a dress form in your size? You’re not alone. As if it weren’t bad enough that the fashion industry tries to stuff us all into 10 measly different sizes. We can’t even fit our own clothes on a dummy that’s shaped just right. Even adjustable models can’t always...
Many people looking for essential ways of doing something while relaxing often resolve to Knitting. It is a perfect way to rest and zone out from the hassles of the week. However, the activity doesn't come easy, not with the wrong choice of a Knitting Set. Whether you are a seasoned Knitter's or a beginner, choosing the best set...
How To Start A Tailoring Business From Home Wondering how to make money by offering a sewing or embroidery service? If you're looking for a business opportunity that you can start from home and are an avid sewing enthusiast. Home Sewing Business Ideas Whatever your specialty, whether it's creating exquisite wedding dresses or beautiful sewing curtains, you're bound to have a local market...
Welcome to Sewing for Beginners page.  If you’ve never used a sewing machine before, or if you’ve tried in the past and were confused, don’t worry, I am here to help. To start, it is useful to know that there are basically 3 different types of sewing machines.  Although they create stitches essentially the same way, they do have a few small...
Where to Buy Best Sewing Machine Today? Best Sewing Machine Buying Guide If you're thinking about buying a sewing machine and need a little advice, the following information is for you. With so many different manufacturers on the market today, it can be a little confusing and overwhelming to decide what to purchase. The information below will help you select a...
Elastic Guide For Sewing - Choosing the Right Elastic for Your Sewing Project I sew a lot of stretch fabrics, mostly dance and skating costumes. For the past 20 years or so, I thought “if it stretches, it’s good enough.” But recently I’ve learned the real uses for the different types of elastic. Did you know some types are meant...
We’ve discussed the need for a high-quality thread before.  It’s necessary to prevent your machine from acting up and causing you headaches. But how do you know if a machine embroidery thread is a high quality? And what if you use *a lot* of thread for serging? Do you have to spend a fortune on the expensive thread? Choosing the...
Best Place To Buy Fabric Online - Your Easy How to Guide Does buying fabric make you feel like a fish out of water? . . . or worse, you don't even want to set foot into a fabric store because it seems overwhelming? Don’t worry. After reading the information on this page you will feel much more comfortable with how...
Sometimes, you just want something easy. Easy to handle. Easy to thread. Easy to understand. After all, it’s the sewing that matters, not how complicated or expensive your machine is. Fortunately, easy doesn’t have to mean “cheap and unreliable.” Singer 8770 - Best Sewing Machine for Intermediate Sewers The Singer Curvy 8770 is a convenient, easy-to-use and affordable machine for home sewing,...