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Millennials and Sewing: Mastering the Art  

millennial girl measuring to sew and create clothing

At one time, sewing was a necessary life skill, especially among the middle- and lower-classes, who needed to know the basics to ensure they could keep themselves and their families clothed and protected from the elements. In this day and age, even those on the lower end of…

The (Dramatic) History of the Sewing Machine

The history of sewing machines is a bit complicated, even controversial, and riddled by a number of attempts, failures, and patents issued—and not issued—to several pioneering inventors who contributed various elements which led to the modern-day sewing machine. Sewing machine history can be traced back to the 18th century,…

Beginner’s Sewing Projects to try in the New Year

beginner sewer at sewing machine

Did you receive a new sewing machine for the holidays? Have you discovered a new-found interest in sewing? Or maybe you’re revisiting a long-lost interest for one of your favorite old hobbies! Whatever the reason, the New Year is the perfect time to dive in and try your…