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Iron Recommendations

Stacey Sansom Designs - Iron Recommendations

With the plethora of features available on the wide variety of irons, how do you know what is right for you? These iron recommendations are from individuals with a varying levels of sewing skills. They are people just like you. Use these iron recommendations as a starting point to find that perfect iron for you. Basic and limited budget friendly…

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Irons and their available features

Stacey Sansom Designs - Irons and their available features

In the process of learning to sew, you will learn just how important it is to use your iron. I like to use the mantra: “Press and press often.” Irons are for pressing those seams and they can be essential tools in certain methods of sewing. You might not need it for your quick mending job, but as you advance…

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Select your cutting board

Stacey Sansom Designs - Select Your Cutting Board

There are a lot of ways to cut your items out and there is no right or wrong method. Some methods are more efficient than others, but not everyone will find the method the most efficient for them. Due to the nature of all sewing cutting implements, you will want to protect your cutting surface (counter, kitchen table, etc) with…

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Sewing Scissors Recommendations

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "Sewing Scissors Recommendations"

So you are going to sew If you are going to sew, the chances are you will need to purchase a good quality pair of sewing scissors before you get started. I suppose that you could pay someone to cut everything for you. That is a viable option. However, it is not an option that I encourage or endorse. Good…

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Beginner’s Quilt Along Community

Stacey Sansom Designs - Beginner's Monthly Quilt Along - G+ Community

Come join Stacey Sansom Designs on June 1, 2018 in the brand new Beginner’s Quilt Along Community! What is a Quilt Along? Crafters, especially quilters, love to get together and work in groups. Usually held in small groups, a Quilt Along is a great way to learn new skills, complete projects, and make new friends. Due to the vastness of…

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Go purchase a sewing machine

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "Go purchase a sewing machine"

This post is to focus on specific sewing machine information – which one to buy. This is ENTIRELY UP TO YOU! You have to make a decision on what features mentioned in the post about sewing machine types and features: Sewing Machine Suggestions. ** This post does contain “affiliate links.” These help cover some of the expenses acquired in an…

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Sewing Machine Features

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "Sewing Machine Suggestions" - Sewing Machine Features

If you want to learn to sew, it is ideal to own a sewing machine. I emphasized that when learning to sew, it could be a very simple machine. Let me reiterate again, you do not need a fancy machine to be an amazing sewer. Your sewing skill set will not immediately become star level when you get that magical…

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I want to learn to sew, where do I start?

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "I want to learn to sew, where do I start?"

I have been asked a lot lately, “I want to learn to sew, where do I start?” First, I would like to say that getting started is not that hard nor does it need to be expensive. I personally feel that people jump in too fast and get frustrated as a result. They end up quitting before they are fully…

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New product in the store

Snack Mat - Sunflowers and Yellow - 8x6.5

The latest category of products “Snack Mats and Mug Rugs” will be growing over the next month.   Please check out the latest addition today!   What is a Snack Mat or Mug Rug? These are simply smaller place mat type products – designed with utility in mind. They are typically smaller than your traditional table place mat. They are…

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New products from Stacey Sansom Designs

The new ice pack covers released at Stacey Sansom Designs

Today was the official launch of the infamous “Ice Pack Covers” from Stacey Sansom Designs.   While the sizes and pattern/color selection is limited today, there will be more patterns/colors and sizes in the store before the end of March 2018.   Do not fret that there are only a limited stock on certain styles. There are more coming! Some…

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