Sewing Supplies Blog

April 26 2022
How to Lock a Stitch Without Reverse

Yes, it’s possible to use a sewing machine without reverse! Let’s say you’re using an industrial sewing machine, for instance. Or perhaps you have the opportunity to use a vintage sewing machine made before backstitch reverse settings were common. Either way, knowing how to lock a stitch without engaging reverse is a handy skill to have.

April 21 2022
DIY Diaper Bags

If you’re a parent, you know that diaper bags can be expensive and boring. They can also be shoddily made a lot of time. If you want to solve all those problems at once, you can make your own!

April 19 2022
How to Properly Thread a Sewing Machine

Threading a sewing machine is kind of like cooking in that they’re both about doing things in the right order. Get them correct, and you’ve got a souffle. Get them wrong, and you have a burnt, collapsed mess. Let’s give you the right order.

April 14 2022
2022 Mother's Day Giveaway

From April 15th, 2022 until May 4th, 2022, you can enter your mom to be the winner of one of the ten gift cards and she can shop her heart out on GoldStar Tool. To enter our giveaway, follow these rules.

April 14 2022
2022 Easter Sale!

It’s that time of the year again! We are celebrating Easter with you again this year with another sale. Check it out here!

April 14 2022
Fight Spring Allergies with Our Fabric Tissue Holder!

If you’re on a quest to make everything in your life look less utilitarian and more fun, you’ll like this craft — and really, it’ll be more functional, too.

April 12 2022
Walking Foot vs. Regular Foot – What's the Difference?

If you have a problem with your fabric puckering as you feed it through your sewing machine, you will probably be ecstatic when you try a walking foot. What is a walking foot, you ask? Read here to find out.

April 07 2022
Enhance Your Child's Closet with Our Cloth Belts!

When you’re new to the world of crafts and sewing, you may also be looking for a way to add to your kids’ wardrobe that doesn’t require lots of experience and specialized tools.

April 05 2022
What Is a Needle Bar?

You’ve probably worked with sewing machines that had constant ticking sounds, thread breaks, and a seeming inability to penetrate the thinnest material. If you’re currently dealing with these issues, there might be something wrong with your needle bar. It may need adjustment or repair.

March 31 2022
KitchenAid Cover for Your Mixer Bowl Tutorial!

By: GoldStar Tool

Say goodbye to dusty, dirty mixer bowls and hello to a perfectly clean tool that is ready to use the next time you feel the urge to bake some goodies. This craft is quick, easy, and only needs a few simple supplies (including your sewing machine).

March 29 2022
How to Seal a Stitch on a Sewing Machine

By: GoldStar Tool

If you are having trouble sealing your stitches on your sewing machine, check out our step-by-step instructions on how to seal a stitch on any sewing machine.

March 24 2022
DIY Tooth Fairy Pocket

By: GoldStar Tool

A visit from the tooth fairy is always an exciting time in your child’s life. Worried that something so small might get lost overnight? Check out our DIY tooth fairy pocket tutorial here!

March 22 2022
What Is a Presser Foot Used for?

By: GoldStar Tool

Let’s take a closer look at what a sewing machine presser foot does and what the different types of presser feet are generally used for.

March 17 2022
DIY Microwavable Heating Pad

By: GoldStar Tool

Buying heating pads at the store can get expensive. Why not just make your own? These DIY microwavable heating pads are easy to make with a sewing machine and can also make great gifts for your loved ones.

March 15 2022
What Does Shank Mean in Sewing?

By: GoldStar Tool

If you’ve never heard of shank before, you’re not alone. Let’s dive into this sewing term, what it means, and how it relates to different parts of sewing machines.