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The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Best Sewing Machine in 2019

The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Best Sewing Machine in 2019

Read this post and you’ll be a sewing-machine-pro in no time, ready to make the decision which sewing machine has the pleasure to be yours. Are you a sewing beginner facing the challenge of finding the right sewing machine? You’ve come to the right place, here’s my ultimate guide for finding the best sewing machine in 2019 🔥 I know how confusing and overwhelming it can be, especially if you are a newbie in the sewing world. There are so…

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Dress Pattern Sewing – My Brand New Grace Dress

Dress Pattern Sewing – My Brand New Grace Dress

Dress pattern sewing was my ultimate goal when I started sewing and after some initial projects, I felt like it’s time to step up my game. When I saw the Grace Dress by Sew Over It, I knew right away that this is the perfect next sewing challenge for me👗 It is still a project for beginners but also included lots of opportunities to grow my skills and to learn new things, such as gathering the skirt at the waist or…

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5 Golden Sewing Rules from My Mum👩🏆

5 Golden Sewing Rules from My Mum👩🏆

Hi there and welcome back to SewingBeginner! Today’s post is a very special one for me as I’m gonna share 5 golden rules from my mum. The Unforgettable Princess Dress Story👸 Before we dive into it, a quick story that I want to share which will explain why my mum is my sewing hero. 4-year old me wanted to dress up as a princess for a school event but I didn’t have a dress. It was short notice and we…

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How To Best Get Started With Simple Dressmaking👗

How To Best Get Started With Simple Dressmaking👗

Hey folks, welcome back to SewingBeginner! I’m a very practical person, so when looking for a new creative hobby, I’m aiming to be practical too. My focus was on finding something which would give me something that I can enjoy every day. I don’t like to just make stuff that sits on a shelf and collects dust.  After some back and forth, many failed attempts at other things I’ve arrived at sewing. Check out my post about my journey here. Sewing is great, you…

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Essential Equipment Everyone Needs for Sewing

Essential Equipment Everyone Needs for Sewing

Hi there and welcome back to my blog! Today we’ll be looking into some basic equipment that you need for sewing. The good news: most items are rather affordable😊 The bad news: there is one item that is super important but that might have a bigger impact on your budget. I’m sure you guessed it already, it’s the sewing machine itself. But do not despair! I’ve summarised my best tips, what to look out for and how to save money in…

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4 Invaluable Tips for Clean Sewing

4 Invaluable Tips for Clean Sewing

Ok, I admit it – I’m a perfectionist. An annoying and exhausting thing to be, but it is what it is. However, if you are not a detail freak by nature like I am, first of all, good for you, and secondly, I’ve got 4 tips and tricks which might help you to sew cleanly as you go 😊 Prepare your workstation A good preparation is half the battle so make sure you have a nice and tidy sewing corner! Have…

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How to Buy The Right Sewing Machine

How to Buy The Right Sewing Machine

Hi there and welcome to SewingBeginner! Today’s post is full of tips on how to find the right sewing machine, what to look out for when buying a machine and tricks how to save money🔥 My first tip💡 Give sewing a try before you invest in a machine (also see my post how to get started here). How can you do this? Well, there are various ways. A few examples Borrow a sewing machine from a friend or family member….

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4 Tips & Tricks How to Get Started with Sewing

4 Tips & Tricks How to Get Started with Sewing

Hello there and welcome back to my blog! Did I spark your interest in sewing in the meantime? If that’s the case, amazing, let me give you a few tips and tricks on how to get started. Dream big but start small! I know how tempting it can be when you do some initial research and you immediately fall in love with an amazing sewing pattern for a lovely summer dress that you really want to make. But if you’re…

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My First Stitches – Intro to Sewing Class from Sew Over It

My First Stitches – Intro to Sewing Class from Sew Over It

After I’ve made up my mind that I wanted to give sewing a try, the research part began. I was looking for… …a sewing course for total beginners in London …a weekend course or alternatively an evening class due to work …a place which provided everything needed like a sewing machine and fabric There were a few results coming up but the one which convinced me the most was the Intro to Sewing class by Sew Over It. It not only…

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5 Preparation Steps You Must Do Before You Start Sewing

5 Preparation Steps You Must Do Before You Start Sewing

So you’ve got your pattern, fabric and haberdashery for your project. Can you start sewing right away? Not quite, there are a few preparations you need to do before you can turn your sewing machine on. Cut out your pattern First of all, measure yourself in order to choose the right size for your sewing project. You might also be in between sizes but the great thing about making your own clothes is that you can customise your garments to…

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