What basic sewing supplies do you need as a beginner? As part of the Learn to Sew in 2020 series, I’m sharing my top picks – everything from scissors, rotary cutters, self healing cutting mats, pins, fabric sources, and sewing machine accessories.
How much money should you spend on buying your first sewing machine? I share my own personal experiences with beginner to experienced sewist and how I made purchasing choices for sewing machines.
On a tight sewing budget? To help you choose your first or new sewing machine – I’ve compiled a list of 10 top rated (4 stars and up) models available on Amazon. Brands vary, but ALL are under $150 USD.
Do you feel the cost of sewing machines, fabric, notions, and supplies is prohibitive to both novice and experienced sewing enthusiasts?