Sewing Tools & Supplies

An Ultimate Guide to Sewing Machine Needles

In this article, you will learn that choosing the wrong sewing machine needle can cause a sewing machine to act the total ar$e; the anatomy of a sewing machine needle; the many flavors of needles; how to read a sewing machine needle packet; how to store used needles for future use; and how to discard a used up needles safely.

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An Ultimate Guide to Sewing Thread

In this article, you will learn the least you need to know about sewing machine thread fiber content; thread weight; choosing high-quality thread; choosing the appropriate thread colour for your project; checking thread quality; testing thread strength; and storing thread.

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The 3 Essential Sewing Measuring Tools

In this article, you will learn the three essential measuring tools you must have in your toolkit; the beauty of grid rulers; how to stop rulers from slip-sliding all over your cutting surface; the importance of knowing how to read a ruler; and, what we ladies, all need to get over!

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An Ultimate Guide to Sewing Marking Tools

In this article, you will learn the various options for marking your fabric, such as tailor’s chalk; chalk pencils; chalk wheels; dressmaker’s carbon paper + tracing wheels; washable crayons; Avery labels, and more. You will also learn how to remove marks efficiently and effectively once they’ve accomplished their mission.

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