Sewing Supplies Blog

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.

March 10 2022
DIY Reusable Lunch Bags

By: GoldStar Tool

These DIY reusable lunch bags are easy and quick to make and can be taken to school, work, a picnic, or anywhere you need a snack on the go. In addition to your trusty sewing machine, you’ll just need a few key supplies to get started.

March 08 2022
How Do I Stop My Stitches from Unraveling?

By: GoldStar Tool

As long as you have a sewing machine, a few basic materials, and some know-how, you can fix your stitching from unraveling and get back to enjoying your favorite garments stress-free.

February 24 2022
The Ultimate Puffy Sleeve Guide

By: GoldStar Tool

This quick and easy guide to making puffy sleeves for your T-shirts will help to take your basic pieces to the next level in just a few steps.

February 22 2022
4 Tips for Routine Care for Your Sewing Machine

By: GoldStar Tool

Whether you use your sewing machine daily for work or you’re a very casual sewer, a sewing machine is a serious investment. Learn how to take care of your sewing machine with GoldStar Tool here. 

February 17 2022
How to Make Your Own Linen Napkins

By: GoldStar Tool

Linen napkins are a classy alternative to paper napkins that anyone can use in a variety of ways. Our handmade linen napkins make a great gift, and they’re easy to create with a sewing machine