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Celebrate National Sewing Month with GoldStar Tool's Mega Giveaway!
September 01 2023
Celebrate National Sewing Month with GoldStar Tool's Mega Giveaway!

By: David Akhamzadeh

We're giving you a chance to win BIG with our exclusive Giveaway! Learn more here. 

GoldStar Tool Labor Day Sale
September 01 2023
GoldStar Tool Labor Day Sale

By: GoldStar Tool

Celebrate this Labor Day with GoldStar Tool's spectacular giveaway sale!

How to Make Forms for Pressing and Finishing
August 29 2023
How to Make Forms for Pressing and Finishing

By: David Azkhamzadeh

If you’ve ever wondered how garments end up looking right, it’s because there’s so much more to creating a quality piece of clothing than just assembling pieces of cloth in a certain order. You need to press the clothing to ensure smooth seams and clothes that properly shape the body.

Creative Uses for Eyelets and Grommets in Sewing
August 22 2023
Creative Uses for Eyelets and Grommets in Sewing

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets and eyelets are usually more functional and practical than aesthetic, but there’s no reason they can’t be used to stunning effect! They’re versatile, come in various sizes, shapes, and materials, and are a cinch to install.

The Best Grommet Tools and Kits for Heavy-Duty Materials
August 15 2023
The Best Grommet Tools and Kits for Heavy-Duty Materials

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets are a tried and true method of adding strength to materials that might otherwise rip, tear, or stretch. If, for example, you want to ensure a drawstring won’t saw away at the fabric around it, you can use grommets for the drawstring’s openings.

How to Remove and Replace Broken Grommets
August 08 2023
How to Remove and Replace Broken Grommets

By: David Akhamzadeh

Even the hardiest, sturdiest fabrics can tear and fray over time. Leather and vinyl, despite their strength, can stretch and rip with enough stress. Items you like get worn out of use, while the ones you don’t care for stay pristine in storage.

Plastic vs. Metal Grommets: Which Is Better?
July 25 2023
Plastic vs. Metal Grommets: Which Is Better?

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets, or eyelets, are an essential part of many types of sewing machine projects. Grommets are two small circular pieces of metal or hard plastic that rivet to one another, creating a security hole through which rope, shoelaces, or other ties can be placed.

All About Using and Buying Elastic for Sewing
July 18 2023
All About Using and Buying Elastic for Sewing

By: David Akhamzadeh

Are you interested in creating articles of clothing with your sewing machine? If so, consider building your skills to make your items even more functional.

The Art of Grommeting: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Grommets and Fabric In Fashion
July 14 2023
The Art of Grommeting: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Grommets and Fabric In Fashion

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets are the small rings around holes you see in fabric and textiles. In this comprehensive guide, discover different ways to use grommets for fabric and how to choose and install the right grommets for your project.

How to Incorporate Grommets into Your DIY Clothing Projects
July 14 2023
How to Incorporate Grommets into Your DIY Clothing Projects

By: David Akhamzadeh

Grommets in clothing have been making fashion statements for the past few decades, and there is no limit to the number of ways you can use them in your DIY clothing projects. Discover how to incorporate grommets into your wardrobe with this comprehensive guide to grommets and fashion.

Innovation in Grommet Presses: Notable Technological Advances
July 14 2023
Innovation in Grommet Presses: Notable Technological Advances

By: David Akhamzadeh

Sewing notions like grommets, eyelets, and snaps have become staples in the industry, and with advancements in tools like grommet press machines, anyone can install them with precision and speed. Whether you’re a home sewist or a commercial manufacturer, you have a world of technology at your feet to create professional-looking tailored items using grommets.

The Difference Between Steel, Aluminum, Nickel, and Brass Grommets
July 11 2023
The Difference Between Steel, Aluminum, Nickel, and Brass Grommets

By: David Akhamzadeh

You'll take on more specialized projects as a more advanced sewing professional. One of the factors that can make a sewing project more complex is the addition of hardware, which sewing professionals apply to their projects for various reasons.

The Many Benefits of Brass Grommets
July 04 2023
The Many Benefits of Brass Grommets

By: David Akhamzadeh

Many types of sewing projects feature metalware. Sometimes, you’ll add a zipper or metal catch on a garment for aesthetic reasons. Other times, metalware will be added mostly for functionality’s sake.

GoldStar Tool 4th Of July Sale
June 30 2023
GoldStar Tool 4th Of July Sale

By: David Akhamzadeh

Celebrate Independence Day with GoldStar Tool’s 4th of July Sale!