A needle and thread. That's all it takes to solve some of life's everyday problems: a missing button, a fraying seam, a hole in need of patching up. And that's just the basics. Browse our sewing projects for pincushions, pillows, heirloom aprons, and more.
Before you make a single stitch, know this: There's an endless supply of thread, floss, needles, hoops, and other tools to start your embroidery kit. Here are all of the odds and ends you'll need to keep your hands busy.
Understand the differences between the most common types of thread—including cotton, polyester, and wool—plus learn how to sew with each.
It promises a stronger, more magnificent garment.