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Explore Machine Levers, Machine Unit and more!

This packet contains work that follows along with a simple machine unit. It covers topics such as functions of a simple machine, levers, classes o...

Smocking with your sewing machine - a beginner's guide to the technique and stitches.

An interesting look stitch therapy and how it applies to connecting, mending and repairing . . . in more than our clothes -- kind of like my journal!

We've fallen in love with this elegant style! #NewLook #pattern 6447 can be made with a fitted and flared skirt and the length can be tailored to perfectly suit you.

Bird Machine Sketch on felt

Step by step guide on how to make a simple quilt from start to finish, even if you have only just begun to sew and are a complete beginner. If you can sew in even a roughly straight line I promise you cam make this quilt!

Looking Into Memory, by Murray Johnston. This landscape art quilt is representative of her other works. She is a gifted artist working in the medium of fabric and thread. Go to her website to see more of her amazing quilts. This is one of her free-form quilts.

from Sewing Bee Fabrics

How to use a side cutter foot

How to use a side cutter foot (aka cut and hem foot). Learn how to cut fabric and stich over edge like an overlocker (serger) on your sewing machine.

from The Seasoned Homemaker

All About Thread Weight

Thread Weight. What do those mysterious numbers on the end of a thread spool mean? What weight thread should you use for certain types of projects? Do you need to adjust your sewing machine when using certain thread weights? All these questions, and more, will be answered.

from While He Was Napping

5 Seam Pajama Pants - No Pattern Needed

5 Seam Pajama Pants - Great sewing project for beginners and a quick project for more advanced sewists