Category: sewing machines

Sewing With Sandi

Beginner

Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners

Using a free machine from your grandmother may seem like a good idea, but once you get it home, you will find it can be a more than a little frustrating for beginner sewing projects. It is the easiest way to relegate your fun projects and great ideas into the closet.

How Tp sew a bottonhole the easy way

How To Sew A Buttonhole The Easy Way

When you sew a buttonhole, the buttonhole foot is the most important tool in the entire buttonhole system. Unless, of course, you choose to make a buttonhole by hand. But why would you?

Brother CS6000i

The Best Beginner Sewing Machine

After over 20 years of teaching sewing classes, one common question I hear is “What is a good sewing machine for me?” Since I purchased my first Brother sewing machine many years ago, they have always been my go to recommendation. New sewers are looking for a product that is reliable, offers a great value, and has state-of-the-art technology; the Brother CS6000i sewing machine is all that and more.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Since most of us can’t be with our mothers this year, I hope this list of Mother’s Day gift ideas will help you find something she will love and will say “I’m thinking of you today and always!”

Brother Sewing Machine CS7000i

Brother CS7000i Sewing Machine

Brother has launched a new sewing machine just in time to create gorgeous summer fashions. Known for great features, this beginner friendly machine is amazing. Barrett’s Custom Design is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising…
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Sewing Christmas Wish List

Sewing Christmas Wish List

Christmas shopping is fast approaching, be sure to add some of these goodies to your wish list. Below are some of my favorite tools that should make your sewing Christmas wish list. If you have someone on your list that has been bitten by the sewing bug, you will find lots of great gift options…
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