Sewing Supplies Blog

May 10 2022
What Can You Use an Overlock Machine for?

By: GoldStar Tool

An overlock machine, also known as a serger, is a style of sewing machine that is designed to streamline the stitching process. Learn more here. 

May 05 2022
2022 Mother's Day Sale

By: GoldStar Tool

To get 10% off your purchase*, use the code MOM22 at checkout! Exclusions apply to all JUKI and Consew sewing machines. Don’t miss out on this limited offer. The sale begins May 5th, and ends May 11th!

May 05 2022
DIY Fabric Curtains

By: GoldStar Tool

Are you thinking about making curtains but having trouble getting started? These DIY fabric curtains are great for crafters with a little experience and take roughly three hours to complete.

May 03 2022
4 Common Reasons Your Sewing Machine Is Locking Up

By: GoldStar Tool

Are you having an issue where your sewing machine keeps locking up inexplicably? Let’s take a look at a few of the most common reasons this might be happening.

April 28 2022
DIY Cotton Storage Bin!

Most storage solutions are functional, rectangular, molded plastic, or other boring words. Let’s fix that with a cotton storage bin you can make yourself! The tools you need are few, and the materials are easily found and inexpensive.

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).