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Sewing, Why it’s Not Just for Women Anymore

For many years sewing was considered a hobby only for women. No men allowed! But times are changing. Many men are finding this craft to be an enjoyable and practical way to spend some free time. Here are a few of the...

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Why Sewing Improves Your Mental Health

You know you love sewing. When you finish a project you feel happy and can’t wait to get started on the next. But do you ever feel guilty for the time you spend on your sewing? If so. STOP IT. Right now....

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Top 10 Best Sewing Machines (Updated 2019)

(Last Updated February 13 2019) Looking for a new sewing machine? Then you’re in luck. Now days, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of sewing machines to choose from. No matter your budget or experience level, chances are there’s a sewing machine...

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37 Pretty Bags Sewing Projects

It's no surprise that most people choose bag projects for their intro to sewing as it is fun to make aside from being useful. We at Sew My Place, like our DIY bag projects so here's a short list of 37 Pretty...

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40 Shorts Sewing Patterns

Got a little more time to do sewing exercises? We compiled a list of 40 Shorts Sewing Patterns which we believe makes for interesting and useful sewing projects. 1) Ready for Summer Denim Refashion (via SewDelicious.com) Breathe new life to that old...

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6 Ways to Make Money Sewing

You love to sew. In fact, few things make you happier than going into your sewing room, shutting the door, and spending a few peaceful hours working on your latest sewing project. Sure, you like having something to show for your time...

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Are you looking for something awesome to sew in less than 30 minutes? We decided to compile a list of 150 of these super easy sewing projects that you can sew within 30 minutes. If you are an experience sewer then a...

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A sewing machine has a lot of parts. Dozens, in fact. And all of those parts—with their strange names and mysterious functions—can be intimidating to a new sewer. But sewing machines aren’t nearly as complicated as they might seem to the uninitiated....

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How to Make a Zippered Pouch

A zippered pouch is a great sewing project, especially for beginners. The thought of working with zippers can be intimidating to new sewers. But making a zippered pouch allows you to practice working with a zipper on a small, easy project. You...

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How to Choose a Kids Sewing Machine for Your Child

Your child wants a sewing machine. The fact that he or she is showing an interest in one of your favorite pastimes is pretty exciting. What parent doesn’t want to share common interests with their kids? But now, here’s the big question:...

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