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So you’ve finished your latest sewing project, but you’re left with some scrap pieces of fabric and don’t know what to use them for. Here’s a few ideas we love! Make scrunchies or headbands, save your scraps and build a quilt, create decorations such as fabric banners, make mug cozies, make clothing items for stuffed animals or dolls for a loved one, or even make a pillow cover if you have a fair amount of fabric left.
Looking in from the outside, the world of sewing can seem intimidating. Here’s a few tips on how to start sewing without feeling overwhelmed. Find a good quality machine and put together a basic sewing kit. Take the time to learn how to properly use your machine and practice on scrap pieces of fabric (we recommend checking out sale fabrics or finding some at secondhand shops). Lastly, pick a project you’d like to try and start sewing! Take your time, be patient with yourself, and have fun!
We’ve been dedicated to sourcing the best quality fabrics and products with an emphasis on organic and eco friendly options for more than a decade. Many wonder “why switch to eco friendly?” There are many benefits to swapping to eco friendly products in general and within the sewing industry as well. Three big factors are: It’s better for the environment. Longer lasting products. Personal satisfaction.