Sewing Supplies Blog

12-21-2018
How to Start Your Own Sewing Business

By: david h

Whether it's your passion or a way to make a living, you should be making money if you know how to sew!
Here's how to set yourself up for a successful sewing business, we cover everything from the materials you’ll need to get started, to managing the retail aspect of the business.

12-14-2018
Making a Winter Coat? Here’s What You Should Know!

By: david h

Coats work overtime through the winter months while protecting you from all sorts of unwelcome weather. They are a major wardrobe staple and while practical, can really complete many outfits.

12-07-2018
How to Sew Your Own Christmas Tree Skirt

By: david h

If you want a one-of-a-kind tree skirt that fits in perfectly with your home, you can DIY a tree skirt yourself! We’ll show you how to make an effortless, round tree skirt that you can adapt to any size.

11-30-2018
The Tools Every Beginner Quilter Needs

By: david h

A quilter is much more than just their toolkit, but without the proper tools you’ll find that every step is a struggle. Beginner quilters can benefit from these basic tools that will make quilting a breeze and keep the process fun. The tools every beginner quilter needs range from the basics such as sewing machines to acrylic rulers. Don’t worry, we’ll explain why you need each piece here!

11-16-2018
Get Ready to Travel with a DIY Duffel Bag

By: david h

From the gym to your next quilting class a duffel bag is always useful. You can use them in place of travel bags on short weekend getaways, or even for storage. Buying them, however, has a few issues. They’re always overpriced, they’re always boring black or navy and the zippers always break! But, when you’re sewing your own duffel bag, you can add some personal flair and a high-quality zipper too! We’ve broken down the steps here on how to use sewing machines to create the ultimate duffel bag at home!

11-09-2018
Common Sewing Machine Problems and How to Fix Them

By: david h

Sewing machines are fickle things, and they seem to act up right when you’re sitting down to a new project or finishing up something you’ve worked on for a while. Don’t worry we have the solutions to fix any of these common sewing machine problems. You’ll learn how to handle your sewing machine and understand the different sewing machine parts that lead to your most aggravating problems!

11-02-2018
How to Make Campaign Buttons in Time for Election Season

By: david h

Show your support through local elections and the mid-terms this year with homemade campaign buttons. Handmade buttons are easy to make and only require a few materials. Let's get started!

07-17-2018
Make A Backpack From Scratch

By: GoldStarTool Staff

It's almost back to school time, save money and send your child back with style when you design and sew a custom backpack. DIY backpacks aren't easy but are rewarding and allow you to tailor the bag to your personal needs and choose your fabric. This process will require drawing your design, editing a pattern, and adding foam support structures. This task isn't for an amateur seamstress. This project will take an advanced level of sewing skills. The cool thing about creating your backpack is that you can always make additions and changes.
07-10-2018
The Health Benefits of Sewing

By: GoldStarTool Staff

Ever find yourself having to justify your sewing addiction to your friends and family? There's no better reason to do something because you love it but what if there was hard evidence justifying your craze as a health benefit. This article will explain the health benefits of the hobby and where you can locate inexpensive sewing machine supplies.
07-02-2018
Make Your Own Curtains

By: GoldStarTool Staff

Curtains can get expensive especially for a home with many windows. The best way to save your self-money and express your creative side is to create your own elegant
06-26-2018
3 DIY Independence Day Crafts for the perfect Fourth

By: GoldStarTool Staff

The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching, to make this the most memorable one yet we recommend working on DIY Fourth of July crafts. What better way to show your patriotic side then to create your own holiday accessories. The following will explain three affordable Independence day decor objects and how to bring them to life.
06-21-2018
Having Your Own Sewing Machine Is Key

By: GoldStarTool Staff

Sewing has been and continues to be a prevalent means of society. Whether one sews as a hobby, or as their profession, owning your affordable sewing machine is hugely beneficial. Rather than having to rely on another’s machine, purchasing your own can help you grow your business or continue supporting your love for sewing as a hobby. Continue reading to find out the benefits of buying sewing machines online.
06-21-2018
Get Your Sewing Room Organized

By: GoldStarTool Staff

Sewing projects require the use of multiple sewing supplies at a time. As we need many different things such as scissors, thread, pins & needles, zippers, etc., things can get lost or messy pretty quickly. That is why GoldStar Tool always suggests getting a sewing supplies organizer box that will help store all of your supplies away in an orderly fashion. Another way to make your space look clean and neat is by adding a sewing machine table for more comfort. Continue reading to find out why you should start organizing your sewing room!
06-20-2018
Sewing Silk Fabrics: Do’s and Don'ts

By: GoldStarTool Staff

Silk is a beautiful fabric material used for many different clothing pieces. From luxuriously stunning silk robes and lingerie to elegant button-up blouses and dresses, this material is desired by and worn by many! Since there are a few essential requirements when working with silk, it is recommended to make sure you are thoroughly prepared before starting a silk project. A rotary cutter and specific pens for fabric are just a few of the tools you will need to create a successful look.
06-15-2018
DIY Home Decor Using Juki Machines

By: GoldStarTool Staff

We all love walking into a home that is aesthetically pleasing, with detail and style. Store-bought home decor can be very pricey, which causes many individuals to put a limit on what they can and cannot buy. With DIY home decor, you can create any type look desired, for a fraction of the price! These projects can quickly be done with GoldStar Tool’s Juki sewing machines. Continue reading to find out about hot DIY trends.