Sewing Needles: 101

When I just started learning how to sew, anything that required changing needles (or basically anything else) on my sewing machine intimidated me. It seemed like there was too much I didn’t know and I was scared I’d wreck something. So, anytime a different sewing needle was suggested, I avoided that particular project.. for a long time. Luckily, I have since gotten over it and … Continue reading Sewing Needles: 101

Cotton Mania (Part 1): Sewing with Cotton

Cotton Fabric and Society Cotton is the world’s most commonly used fabric. Unlike many of the synthetic fabrics on the market today, cotton has a very long history. It’s is even described, by many, as the driving force behind the industrial revolution. That’s because one of the first factories was a cotton factory in England (of course before England opened their factories, cotton was already … Continue reading Cotton Mania (Part 1): Sewing with Cotton