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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.

The Powerhouse Stitcher: A Guide to Choosing the Right Industrial Sewing Machine
January 16 2024
The Powerhouse Stitcher: A Guide to Choosing the Right Industrial Sewing Machine

By: David Akhamzadeh

While standard home and industrial sewing machines share the same basic features and functions, the latter are built to withstand far more intense use over longer periods. Diving deeper into the subject, there are many reasons you might want to consider an industrial sewing machine.

A Helpful Guide to Drawstrings Using Grommets
January 09 2024
A Helpful Guide to Drawstrings Using Grommets

By: David Akhamzadeh

You can’t always rely on elastic to hold your garments in place, and not every piece of clothing looks right with belt loops. You can always tailor a pair of pants, dress, or shirt to an exact size, but that means the wearer can never lose or gain weight.

Instead, you can add a drawstring for maximum flexibility and incorporate grommets to guide the drawstring for some added visual flair!

Hidden Gems in Your Sewing Box: Uncommon Sewing Notions That Can Elevate Your Projects
January 02 2024
Hidden Gems in Your Sewing Box: Uncommon Sewing Notions That Can Elevate Your Projects

By: David Akhamzadeh

Whether you need an uncommon tool for a specific problem or find that standard, everyday tools and materials aren’t quite getting the results you want, you might find the perfect solutions in some unlikely places. After all, creative tasks often require creative solutions. Unique sewing notions are all around you if you know where to look.

Budget-Friendly Craft Supplies for Sewing: Crafting on a Dime
December 26 2023
Budget-Friendly Craft Supplies for Sewing: Crafting on a Dime

By: David Akhamzadeh

Whether you’re trying to save a buck or want to cut down on waste, there are plenty of materials available that don’t require substantial spending. Crafting is all about using your imagination, and you can find inspiring, unique materials and items to use for your projects in surprising places.

Extend the Life of Your Sewing Machine With Regular Oil Changes
December 19 2023
Extend the Life of Your Sewing Machine With Regular Oil Changes

By: David Akhamzadeh

Everything mechanical needs some sort of lubrication to function properly. Sewing machines are no different! Just as your car needs regular oil changes to ensure the moving parts in the engine continue to move smoothly, your sewing machine needs oil changes, too.

Grommet Crafts for Holiday Ornaments and Keepsakes
December 12 2023
Grommet Crafts for Holiday Ornaments and Keepsakes

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets are extremely functional pieces of hardware. They add strength to fabric, providing a sturdy place for laces, ropes, or ribbons. Without grommets, many common items — such as shoes, banners, tents, and tarps — would wear out after only a few uses.

Sewing Enthusiast's Holiday Gift List: Must-Have Supplies and Tools
December 05 2023
Sewing Enthusiast's Holiday Gift List: Must-Have Supplies and Tools

By: David Akhamzadeh

Finding the perfect gift can be difficult — unless you’re shopping for a sewing enthusiast! Your crafty friends and family are always in need of more supplies and tools to create their projects. Take a look at this holiday gift list to find the right present for the sewing enthusiast in your life.

Unwrap the Joy: GoldStar Tool's Spectacular 2023 Holiday Sale!
December 05 2023
Unwrap the Joy: GoldStar Tool's Spectacular 2023 Holiday Sale!

By: GoldStar Tool

The most wonderful time of the year is here, and GoldStar Tool is thrilled to spread the holiday cheer with our exclusive 2023 Holiday Sale! From December 5 to December 31, 2023, dive into a world of discounts with a delightful 15% off sitewide. Get ready to elevate your crafting experience with unbeatable deals on a wide range of sewing supplies and accessories. Use code: HOLIDAY23.

Grommet Materials Matter: Exploring Waterproof Options for Marine and Outdoor Use
November 28 2023
Grommet Materials Matter: Exploring Waterproof Options for Marine and Outdoor Use

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets are designed to reinforce intentional holes in garments. They come in a variety of sizes and depths depending on the material and how the grommet will be used.