Welcome to the sewing world!

Below is a collection of helpful, useful, entertaining, interesting guides, step-by-step tutorials and expert tips that will help you to learn sewing and achieve professional results.

I would love to say it is easy and fast. But I won’t. Because I am trying to be honest. Because sewing is not like slapping together fabric pieces and hoping to make something from them. There is quite a lot that goes into sewing.

So start learning today because there is a lot to learn.

Sewing techniques and tips


Twin needle sewing machine – everything you need to know about sewing with a twin needle

Twin needle sewing machine – everything you need to know about sewing with a twin needle

In this sewing tutorial I want to show you how to use a twin needle – a very simple tool that expands the capabilities of even the most ordinary sewing machine.
The twin needle is made of the two needles that are attached to a single crossbar.
It produces two rows of stitching on the topside and a zigzag stitch (well, kind of) on the back. It’s often used for hemming garments made from knit fabric – the stitch looks similar to the hem stitch on a T-shirt.

How to use overcast presser feet for sewing overcasting stitches

How to use overcast presser feet for sewing overcasting stitches

In this YouTube video tutorial you will find answers on these questions: how do you stop seams from fraying with an overcast stitch, how do you finish a seam with zig zag, how do you overcast, is overcasting the same as overlocking, does my sewing machine have an overlock stitch? Learn types of seam finishes, types of overcast presser feet and how to overlock stitch on regular sewing machine.

Foundation paper piecing tutorial

Foundation paper piecing tutorial

When I first heard about foundation paper piecing from my friend and saw the quilt she made I thought that paper piecing is complicated and time-consuming. How to sew on paper? What is it?

But I was intrigued for a while and in the end, decided to try this method. And I am glad I did! It’s not complicated at all, it’s actually quite simple and allows to make blocks with the greatest accuracy.

Zipper pouch tutorial

Zipper pouch tutorial

This is my first attempt to make a zippered pouch. And I honestly thought that this is the easiest thing ever to sew, it’s such a little thing, right? But I was mistaken. The zippered pouch with lining turned out a pretty complex thing to make. Yes, you can make it in 30 min if you don’t mind the funky dented corners at the top of the pouch. But I wanted my corners to look very neat. So what is the secret to making a pouch without dented corners? Read the tutorial to find out.

Quick safety tips you need to follow while sewing

Quick safety tips you need to follow while sewing

Although engineers have included many subtle safety features into modern sewing machines, you are still dealing with an electric machine that punches a sharp needle at a rapid pace.
As indoors hobbies go, sewing is still very safe, not to mention highly rewarding and productive, but only if you take care to include precautions on a regular basis.

Invisible stitch: how to use it for fixing a tear and sewing invisible (blind) hems

Invisible stitch: how to use it for fixing a tear and sewing invisible (blind) hems

Invisible stitch (slip stitch, or ladder stitch, or blind hem stitch) is a very popular hand sewing stitch and knowing how to do invisible stitch by hand is really helpful as you can prolong the life of many things (garments, pillows, soft toys, even furniture) and even save money on alterations if you can easily repair holes in expensive leather products, for example.

How to take body measurements for sewing

How to take body measurements for sewing

Every sewing project starts with taking measurements. It’s even more important to take your own body measurements for sewing clothes. In this video sewing tutorial I’ll present how to take the body measurements that you’ll need regardless if you sew with one of the available commercial patterns or draft a pattern yourself.

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