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Embellishments and Accents: Adding Flair to Your Sewing Projects
April 17 2024
Embellishments and Accents: Adding Flair to Your Sewing Projects

By: David Akhamzadeh

As you learn to sew, it’s important to master the basics first, such as correctly measuring fabrics, marking them in the right places, and stitching straight, clean seams with your sewing machine. Once you have mastered the fundamentals, however, you can spice up your projects by learning how to add embellishments.

From Sketch to Stitch: The Art of Pattern Making for Sewing Enthusiasts
April 10 2024
From Sketch to Stitch: The Art of Pattern Making for Sewing Enthusiasts

By: David Akhamzadeh

If you’re an avid sewist, you’ve probably dabbled in creating custom garments using a sewing pattern you found online or in a book. Ready to elevate your sewing skills and bring your crafting abilities to the next level? Here’s how you can master the art of making sewing patterns by hand with pattern-making tools.

Common Crafting Tools and How to Use Them
April 09 2024
Common Crafting Tools and How to Use Them

Crafting is an enjoyable hobby that can yield some incredible results when you do it right. You could create custom clothing pieces for yourself and your loved ones, useful household tools like bags or pillowcases, or one-of-a-kind home decor items that bring a unique flair to your space.

From Hobby to Business: Tips for Starting Your Own Sewing and Crafts Etsy Shop
March 27 2024
From Hobby to Business: Tips for Starting Your Own Sewing and Crafts Etsy Shop

By: David Akhamzadeh

You can find almost anything on Etsy, and many of the sellers you encounter are individuals who took their favorite hobby and transformed it into a business. If you’ve ever dreamed of starting your own Etsy shop, there are concrete steps you can take to make that happen.

Hop Into Savings with GoldStar Tool's Easter Sale!
March 25 2024
Hop Into Savings with GoldStar Tool's Easter Sale!

By: David Akhamzadeh

Spring is in the air, and with Easter just around the corner, it's the perfect time to indulge in some crafting fun! At GoldStar Tool, we're celebrating the season with an egg-citing Easter sale that you won't want to miss. From March 25th to April 7th, you can enjoy egg-ceptional discounts on a wide range of sewing essentials sitewide!

Upcycling Old Clothes: 10 Creative and Trendy Sewing Projects to Refresh Your Wardrobe
March 13 2024
Upcycling Old Clothes: 10 Creative and Trendy Sewing Projects to Refresh Your Wardrobe

By: David Akhamzadeh

Transforming old clothes into new styles is a budget-friendly, environmentally healthy way to breathe new life into your closet. With upcycling, you can give your outfits a personal touch and enjoy brand-new looks — without setting foot inside a clothing store.

Get Lucky with GoldStar Tool's St. Patrick's Day Sale!
March 01 2024
Get Lucky with GoldStar Tool's St. Patrick's Day Sale!

By: GoldStar Tool

Are you feeling lucky this St. Patrick's Day? GoldStar Tool is kicking off the festivities early with a pot of gold-worthy deals that will have you feeling luckier than ever before! From March 1st-March 17th, we're celebrating with a fantastic 10% OFF SITEWIDE along with up to 50% OFF on select items for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Sale!

Understanding Sewing Machine Motors: Types and Their Applications
February 27 2024
Understanding Sewing Machine Motors: Types and Their Applications

By: David Akhamzadeh

Sewing machines are an extremely useful tool for sewing enthusiasts, whether you sew as a hobby, work as a professional seamstress, or land somewhere in between. There are a variety of different types of sewing machines designed for various materials, projects, and levels of advancement.

The Dos and Don’ts of Fabric Marking: Tips for Perfect Results
February 20 2024
The Dos and Don’ts of Fabric Marking: Tips for Perfect Results

By: David Akhamzadeh

Every sewing project requires multi-step processes, and understanding the ins and outs of each step will make it easier to create your ideal finished products every time. One piece of the puzzle that is often overlooked is fabric marking.

Maintenance and Care Tips for Your Sewing Scissors and Cutters
February 13 2024
Maintenance and Care Tips for Your Sewing Scissors and Cutters

By: David Akhamzadeh

Sewing scissors and cutters are essential parts of any sewing kit. Whether you’re a professional sewer or a hobbyist, your cutting tools will allow you to modify your materials exactly how you need them and create perfect finished products.

Fall In Love With Consew
February 12 2024
Fall In Love With Consew

By: David Akhamzadeh

We're thrilled to announce our "Fall In Love With Consew" event, offering unbeatable deals on the industry's leading sewing machines. Learn more here!

Troubleshooting Common Issues When Working With Grommets
February 06 2024
Troubleshooting Common Issues When Working With Grommets

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets are a highly useful tool for certain sewing projects. When your garment needs a functional hole that is reinforced and impervious to tearing, a grommet is your best friend. However, grommets can sometimes be tricky to work with, especially if you’re trying a new type of grommet.

2024 Valentine's Day Giveaway
January 24 2024
2024 Valentine's Day Giveaway

By: David Akhamzadeh

This Valentine's Day, GoldStar Tool is sharing the love in a big way! We're excited to announce our special Valentine's Day Giveaway, where you could be one of the lucky winners to receive a $150 gift card. It's our way of saying thank you and spreading a little extra joy in the season of love.

Troubleshooting With a Walking Foot: Common Issues and Solutions
January 23 2024
Troubleshooting With a Walking Foot: Common Issues and Solutions

By: David Akhamzadeh

Sewing multiple layers of fabric is often frustrating, imprecise, and rife with errors. A walking foot is a wonderful solution for sewists who frequently need to sew multiple layers, but it is not without its issues, either. Be that as it may, if you’re not getting the results you want out of your walking foot, don’t worry! The underlying problem might just be one that has a simple solution.