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GoldStar Tool’s 2021 Labor Day Sale!
September 01 2021
GoldStar Tool’s 2021 Labor Day Sale!

By: GoldStar Tool

GoldStar Tool and Labor Day have one thing in common: we like to celebrate the contributions and achievements of our hardworking Americans! From September 1, 2021, to September 7, 2021, we will celebrate the hard work with an end of the summer sale of 5% off the entire site (exclusions apply).

Why Does My Needle Keep Unthreading?
August 26 2021
Why Does My Needle Keep Unthreading?

By: GoldStar Tool

There’s nothing more frustrating than hitting your stride only to have to stop and re-thread a needle. While it’s not a fun experience, it’s good to know you’re in good company with this struggle. There are a few common reasons this might be happening that are worth considering.

Baby Bib Tutorial
August 24 2021
Baby Bib Tutorial

By: GoldStar Tool

This DIY bib doesn’t take long to create and promises to be a lifesaver. It’s so simple to create that you might find yourself tempted to design an entire collection. In fact, making a bunch of bibs this way doesn’t even require a sewing machine if you’re not comfortable using one!

Rotary Cutters vs. Scissors, What Should I Use?
August 19 2021
Rotary Cutters vs. Scissors, What Should I Use?

By: GoldStar Tool

Putting craft skills to good use is always enjoyable. Whether you’re firing up a sewing machine to create apparel or designing accessories from fabric scraps, getting creative is a personal experience.

Back to the Office Series: DIY Messenger Bag!
August 17 2021
Back to the Office Series: DIY Messenger Bag!

By: GoldStar Tool

This DIY messenger bag is a great addition to your accessory lineup when it’s time to swap out work pajamas for business casual once again. If you have a sewing machine at home, it’s simple to create an eye-catching messenger bag that will keep you organized and moving with ease as you head back to work.

How to Pick the Best Sewing Machine for Knit Fabrics
August 12 2021
How to Pick the Best Sewing Machine for Knit Fabrics

By: GoldStar Tool

No, a regular sewing machine just won’t get the job done to knit fabrics. Fortunately, there are many more suitable options out there to consider that can help you create outstanding results! Learn more here!

Back to School Series: Make Your Own Insulated Lunch Boxes for the Kids
August 10 2021
Back to School Series: Make Your Own Insulated Lunch Boxes for the Kids

By: GoldStar Tool

Heading back to school is an exciting time of year for the kids. Something is energizing about a fresh start in a new class. A big part of getting ready for it all is picking out supplies. Check out our tutorial on our insulated lunch boxes!

DIY Upholstery Tricks
August 05 2021
DIY Upholstery Tricks

By: Jumapili Ikuseghan

Creating fun and fresh looks comes down to a few simple DIY upholstery tricks that are more manageable than you might have imagined. So put the sewing machine away and pick up a staple gun instead. Whether you’re hoping to recover a chair, a headboard, or a bench, the following tricks will make the process a breeze.

Back-to-School Series: DIY Pencil Case!
August 03 2021
Back-to-School Series: DIY Pencil Case!

By: GoldStar Tool

You don’t need to be an expert with the sewing machine to get great results for this project. DIY pencil cases get the kids ready for school and work great as teacher appreciation presents or gifts for friends and family.

DIY Lap Desk!
July 27 2021
DIY Lap Desk!

By: GoldStar Tool

While the option to head out to the nearest store and pick one up is always there, creating a DIY lap desk is just as simple and can be accomplished at a fraction of the price. If you have a sewing machine at home, this project promises to be as quick as it is cute and functional.

Men Sew, Too! A Man's Guide to Sewing Machines
July 22 2021
Men Sew, Too! A Man's Guide to Sewing Machines

By: GoldStar Tool

Like any acquired skill, men who sew will need to practice perfecting the art of placing flawless seams and stitches. However, before you sew, it’s crucial to understand how a sewing machine works to make the most of every project.

Beach Towel with Pockets!
July 20 2021
Beach Towel with Pockets!

By: GoldStar Tool

Finding a place to put it all doesn’t have to mean heading to the nearest store and spending too much on an oversized beach bag. Instead, consider a DIY approach and simply add a few functional pockets to a beach towel or blanket you already have.

How to Take Proper Sewing Measurements
July 15 2021
How to Take Proper Sewing Measurements

By: GoldStar Tool

When you’re inspired to fire up the sewing machine and design one-of-a-kind apparel, it’s easy to want to jump right into a project. However, without taking proper sewing measurements first, you could find yourself faced with some unfortunately ill-fitting results.

Baby Swimming Hat Tutorial
July 13 2021
Baby Swimming Hat Tutorial

By: GoldStar Tool

If you’re having trouble finding a baby swimming hat that comes in a style you love and stays in place, this DIY option is excellent. You’ll choose your eye-catching fabric and end up with a final product that thoroughly shades your child’s neck and face.