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 tools and notions


How to use a seam ripper

How to use a seam ripper

Find out what every sewist should know about seam rippers, what is the best seam ripper, what is “magic eraser” seam ripper called seam-fix. In this YouTube video tutorial on how to use a seam ripper properly you will learn how to remove sewing stitches, how to use a seam ripper for different fabrics, how to unpick 4 thread overlock stitching with a seam ripper, how to remove a coverstitch hem, how to use a seam ripper for cutting buttonholes and how to cut clothing tags.

How to fuse interfacing – tips and tricks

How to fuse interfacing – tips and tricks

In this video tutorial, I want to talk about fusible interfacing. I will show you how to fuse interfacing to the fabric, what types of fusible interfacing we can use for our sewing and quilting projects, how to choose proper interfacing for a project and what problems you may have while working with fusible interfacing. I am also answering these questions: Is fusible fleece the same as interfacing? Can you wash fusible interfacing? Can you sew through fusible interfacing? How do you remove fusible interfacing from fabric?

IKEA Sewing Room Hacks

IKEA Sewing Room Hacks

In this guide, I would like to show you how I build my sewing rooms using IKEA products.
If your sewing room is packed with fabrics and sewing supplies, these easy and inexpensive IKEA products will help you to organize everything with a little DIY.
I want you to look at IKEA products in a whole new light – and get you inspired to get your DIY on.

Sewing room lighting ideas

Sewing room lighting ideas

I think we all realize that good sewing room lighting is very important.
In this article, I tried to create a summary of what we really need to know about lighting in a sewing room. It is kind of tricky subject though, and I got a little bit too technical sometimes. If you would like to improve your current lighting situation here are some ideas to consider.

I don’t have an unlimited budget, otherwise I suspect finding professional lighting equipment – and people to set it up – would not be an issue. Therefore this article attempts to discuss ways of lighting your sewing room on a budget.

How to make a tailor’s ham

How to make a tailor’s ham

Tailor’s ham is a kind of a small pillow used for pressing seams and hems during garment construction. It’s very convenient tool for pressing darts, pleats, princess seams, sleeves seams, etc. Here is a step-by-step tutorial how you can make it for all your sewing needs.

Pressing tools I use for sewing

Pressing tools I use for sewing

My favorite pressing tools I use for sewing are irons, ironing stations, ironing and pressing boards, a tailor’s ham and a press cloth. They make my sewing life easier. I really can’t finish any sewing project without them. I hope this information will help you in your sewing adventure.

Basic sewing tools: iron buying guide

Basic sewing tools: iron buying guide

For most people who sew irons are the second big expense after a sewing machine. I have put together this iron buying guide to help you navigate the process of choosing (and buying) your next iron. Getting an iron can be as complicated as figuring out which sewing machine would suit you best. So I compiled some information and advice, backed by my big sewing experience.

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