Tools of the Trade

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I’m often asked what my favorite sewing machines, embroidery machines, scissors, and other tools are. This page will link to reviews of a few of my favorites!



These are my very favorite scissors for handwork, clipping embroidery machine jump stitches, or clipping thread ends when sewing.

Gingher Curved 4″ Scissors

My favorite small Embroidery Scissors review.


Have a little one who is itching to learn to sew like Mom (or Dad or Grandma or…) This is my favorite first sewing machine for kiddos!


 Janome Fastlane Fuschia Basic, Easy-to-Use, 10-Stitch Portable, Compact Sewing Machine with Free Arm only 5 pounds

Kid Friendly Sewing Machine Review



Kai 5210 8-inch Dressmaking Shears (D132) (N5210)

Kai Scissors Review