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What Is Sustainable Gift Wrapping
What Is Sustainable Gift Wrapping The holiday season is synonymous with gift-giving, and while the joy of exchanging presents warms our hearts, the environmental impact of traditional gift wrapping can leave a chill. Each year, millions of tonnes of wrapping paper end up in landfills, contributing to our planet's mounting waste problem. But there's a simple and elegant solution: swap out your disposable paper fo

20th Nov 2023

Sewing Your Own Christmas Decorations
Sewing Your Own Christmas Decorations...The holiday season is a time of joy, togetherness, and, of course, decorating your home with festive cheer. While store-bought decorations are readily available, there's something truly special about creating your own Christmas crafts. This year, let your creativity shine by sewing your own DIY Christmas decorations. Materials You'll Need Before you dive into the creative

20th Nov 2023

Ultimate Gift Ideas For Sewers!
Sewing is more than just a hobby; it's a craft that allows individuals to express their creativity, make unique creations, and find a sense of accomplishment in every stitch. If you're looking for the perfect gift for a sewer in your life, you're in the right place. We understand the passion and dedication that sewers bring to their work.We've compiled a comprehensive list of 15 fantastic sewing gift ideas that will

19th Nov 2023

Meet "Julia Dover " - The Latest Addition to Our Blogging Team
We are thrilled to announce a new addition to our blogging team, the exceptionally talented Julia Dover of Julia Dover Art.Meet Julia:Julia Dover, originally from South Africa and now based in Sydney, Australia, is not just an artist; she's an award-winning artist with a remarkable journey. With over 25 years of experience as a mixed media artist, Julia's creative journey has taken her to places where art knows no bo

6th Nov 2023

DIY Halloween Costume Ideas
Spooky season is almost here and what better way to get ourselves ready for the occasion than looking back at some of the most iconic celebrity Halloween costumes throughout the years?If you’re struggling to decide what to dress up as this year, this article might just help to spark some inspiration. Why not try to recreate these costumes yourself with your trusty SINGER® Sewing Machine?Halloween Costume Idea 1: Soph

16th Oct 2023

Easy Beginner Sewing Projects You’ll Love!
Easy Beginner Sewing Projects You’ll Love! Embarking on a journey into the world of sewing is an exciting endeavour, and the best way to start is with projects that boost your confidence and ignite your creativity. Whether you're new to sewing or just looking for some enjoyable projects to hone your skills, we've gathered a selection of easy beginner sewing projects that are bound to bring a sense of accomplishm

16th Oct 2023

DIY Barbie Costume Ideas To Inspire Your Next Sewing Project
Hi Barbie! If you’ve got a passion for sewing and an eye for fabulous fashions, you’re in for a treat today. We’re diving into the plastic and fantastic world of Barbie, the iconic doll who has inspired generations with her timeless elegance and fashionable flair. With the release of the brand new Barbie Movie, we’re all buzzing with excitement and creative energy. So, whether you’re a Barbie enthusiast, or simply

11th Aug 2023

How to Sew a Tie – A Father’s Day Gift Idea
Father's Day is just around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about the perfect gift for the special dad in your life. While there are plenty of gifts to choose from, sometimes the most meaningful ones are the ones that are handmade. This year, why not try your hand at sewing a tie for your dad? Sewing a tie may seem like a daunting task, but with the right materials and a little bit of patience, it's

12th Jul 2023

What is Cosplay and Why We Love It
Enter the world of cosplay. Where imagination, craftsmanship and fandom converge! Here at SINGER®, we love the artistry and creativity that is celebrated in the cosplay community. If you’re not familiar with the magic of cosplay, let us introduce you. Keep reading to dive into the wonderful world of cosplay and learn, what is cosplay and why we, here at SINGER®, love it.What is Cosplay? Let’s get down to basics.

13th Jun 2023

SINGER®: Our efforts towards a greener future.
At SINGER® Australia we have a strong commitment to sustainability practices and reducing our carbon footprint in support of the planet’s future. Alongside our parent company, Blessington PTY LTD, we have a committed partnership with The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), a not for profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. We are committed to pa

13th Jun 2023

How to sew a simple skirt with a ruffled hem
A simple skirt with a cute, ruffled hem, is sure to be a wardrobe staple. It is perfect for all seasons! In winter pair it with a cosy cardigan, and in summer, a cute cool top and hat – perfect for going on picnics.Requirements: SINGER® Sewing Machine (we used the SINGER® Fashion Mate 3333) Optional: SINGER® Overlocker (alternatively use a zig-zag stitch to finish raw edges) SINGER® Ruffler Attachment

5th Jun 2023

How to make up-cycled unique placemats
This is a super simple self-binding placemat, using scrap fabrics or items found at an op-shop! You can make combinations of complimentary or contrasting fabrics to make your very own personalised set of placemats. These are a great gift idea for friends and family! Note: As placemats get frequently washed, we are using polyester fusible fleece as this doesn’t tend to shrink as much as some cotton products.R

10th May 2023