Brother XR3774 sewing machine side view
Today’s market is flooded with inexpensive sewing machines that are packed full of features, with thousands of functionalities that your grandma couldn’t even dream of with her Singer. However, that doesn’t mean that choosing a new model got any easier. On the contrary - if you’re looking for a new workhorse, you’re in for some serious puzzlement. And sewists won’t...
Brother ST531HD sewing machine side view
Even though I adore sewing machines, I don’t envy people who are on the lookout for a new one. There are dozens of leading brands out there, each of which has hundreds of lines and models. Even if you aren’t ready to spend a hefty sum on a machine, you’re in for quite a bit of digging to find...
Brother PQ1500SL sewing and quilting machine side view
All of you quilters and sewists who are on the lookout for a powerful workhorse to boost your productivity, Brother PQ1500SL Quilting and Sewing Machine could be just the right choice for you. It doesn’t do a great many things, but what it does, it does astoundingly well. It won’t bedazzle you with hundreds of stitches, but every single...
singer 44s sewing machine side view
While the quality of Singer sewing machines is undisputed, it doesn’t mean that each and every one of them will suit your needs. In this review, I will examine the Singer 44S Classic Heavy Duty Sewing Machine. I will show you what is it capable of, to help you figure out if it is the right choice for you. The...
Brother Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine, HC1850
Sewists, quilters, or those of you who both sew and quilt - all of us are well aware how hard it is to find a perfect machine that does both things equally well. That’s why I decided to write a review of Brother HC1850 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine. At first glance, it looks like a pretty advanced, feature-rich...
Husqvarna Viking Designer Epic 2
The beginnings of the company Husqvarna Viking, go all the way back to 1689. It started as a rifle factory in the town of Husqvarna, in Sweden. In 1872 they started manufacturing sewing machines. It is a story of success and dedication. They have become one of the leaders in the industry and still going strong. In 2006 Kohlberg &...
bamboo knitting needles with red wool
Wood, metal, plastic, glass, or even resin - knitting needles are made of all kinds of materials. And there’s no telling which type is the best. It all depends on the knitter’s preferences, as well as the yarn and type of project they’re working on. But today, I am talking to all of you who fancy natural materials and...
various knitting accessories
Knitting is trendy these days. It is an addictive craft. Most of the people that quit knitting, do it during their first project. Once you overcome the first obstacle, chances are you will be knitting for a long time. While it takes only a set of needles and hank of yarn to get started, as you progress you will...
man putting a thread through a needle
It can be pretty tough for a new knitter to even figure out the knitting terminology, let alone to learn how to choose and use the equipment and all the different accessories. Knitting will open up a world of wonders to you, but that world can start unfurling only when you’re past the initial learning stages. Just like with...
tapestries arranged in a line
If you are new to the world of knitting and sewing, you probably have some dilemmas about choosing and using tapestry needles. What is the tapestry needle in the first place? For me, it’s a tool to get away from everyday worries. It is an instrument to do things that I like. Moreover, it helps me find my peace...