Buying your first sewing machine doesn’t have to be intimidating if you do your research and shop smart.
This is the answer to all the inquiries I get about certain sewing tools used in videos – a few of my favorite supplies under $20.
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 on the more affordable side.