45 of The Best Gifts for the Sewers in Your Life

best gifts for sewers

Do you have someone in your life who loves sewing, but you’re not quite sure what to buy them for a gift?

Or maybe you want to get into sewing but don’t know what to ask for for your birthday or Christmas? 

This guide will show you 45 of the best gift ideas for sewers, including some super fun, unusual sewing gifts.

This sewing gift guide will have appropriate gifts for every skill level and sewing interest. 

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Threading a Sewing Machine

Step-by-Step Guide to Threading a Sewing Machine

No matter what domestic sewing machine you have, there is one universal task for every sewing machine: threading the sewing machine. 

The thread must travel a specific pathway to get to the needle, and you must follow that exact path for the sewing machine to work correctly. 

This post will show you how to thread a sewing machine and several tips and tricks to make the task a bit easier for you. Without further ado, let’s jump into this threading a sewing machine tutorial. 

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11 Modern And Bright Chandelier Quilt Patterns You’ll Adore

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Beginner quilt patterns are easy to find online these days, and the chandelier quilt pattern is one of those simple quilt patterns that are perfect for beginners.

Chandelier quilts are a great combination of simple and modern design elements.

In this post, we will go over what makes this pattern unique and how to make one, and then I will show you some gorgeous examples of chandelier quilts I’ve gathered for you. 

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21 Of The Most Gorgeous And Free 12-Inch Quilt Block Patterns

free quilt block patterns 12 inch

When selecting a quilt pattern, it’s good to know the size of the quilt blocks.

One of the most common block sizes quilt pattern designers choose to use is a 12” quilt block. 

In this post, we will discuss why designers like to use 12” blocks, how many you will need for a full-size quilt, and finally, we will check out 21 simple 12-inch quilt blocks you can make. 

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Create A Striking Collage Quilt With These 17 Unique Patterns

collage quilt patterns

Quilting has many types; every type is unique and a form of art. 

One of the most eye-catching types of quilting is collage quilting. 

This quilting style is often thought to be too tricky or not “traditional enough” by some, but I’m hoping to show you today how fun and exciting it can be, even for beginner quilters. 

In this post, we’ll discuss what collage quilting is, how to do it, and then look at some gorgeous examples of collage quilting patterns. 

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How To Sash A Quilt + 15 Quilt Sashing Ideas

sashing a quilt

Have you ever created a few quilt blocks and thought, “These just need a little something extra, but what?” 

I know I have, and one of my favorite things to do is add sashing to my quilt blocks. 

In this post, I’ll teach you why sashing can be helpful and how to add it to your quilts. 

Finally, we’ll check out some beautiful examples of how other quilters have added sashing to their quilts for an extra design element. 

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