The Perks of Buying A Floor Model Sewing Machine

When you’re looking for a new sewing machine, finding the perfect machine that balances quality and a good price can be a challenge. We have a solution for you; have you ever looked at buying a floor model sewing machine? A floor model machine is one that we’ve had out in Machineland at Quilting Mayhem. That could be a serger, a long arm, or a regular sewing machine. If you haven’t thought of it before, let’s show you why the decision to bring home a floor model sewing machine will save you money while you

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Holiday Gift Guide for Quilters

The holiday season is coming up fast, and it's time to show some extra love to each of the talented quilters and sewists in your life. However they love to stitch up a storm, our curated gift guide is here to help you find the perfect presents that not only make their projects more fun but also show how much you appreciate their artistry. Quilting Mayhem always works to bring you the best fabrics, essential tools, inspiring books and innovative gadgets, and our guide is a one-stop shop for bringing a smile to any stitcher’s

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Meet the Mayhem Makers: DeeAnn

We’re back with another chat with one of our Mayhem Makers. Quilting Mayhem is a big place, and everyone has their favorite part. There’s beautiful fabrics, advanced machines, and ideas everywhere. Let’s talk to one of our resident experts. My name is DeeAnn and I work in the machine department. Hi, DeAnn! Let’s get to it. How did you get started quilting or sewing? I started sewing as a young child, learning from my Grandmother, Mother, and Aunts. A family affair! What’s your favorite part of the quilting process? Choosing just the right fabrics for each project It’s the best. And

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Sewing for Small Spaces

Small spaces pose a unique set of challenges when it comes to sewing, especially if you're living in a compact environment like a dorm room or an RV. However, don't let a lack of space hamper your creativity! Here are some clever tips for fitting a full-blown sewing area into whatever cozy corner you have handy.   Smart Organization is Key When space is limited, getting organized is essential. Use vertical storage solutions, like wall-mounted shelves or pegboards, to store your fabrics, threads, and tools. Clear, stackable containers like this Presser Foot Storage Box can help you see

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Things Every Beginner Quilter Should Remember

Picture this, it’s 11:30 at night, you’re eight episodes deep into a Dr. Who marathon and your stack of 387 half square triangles. Somehow your stack topples over and before you know it, you slice through a bunch with your rotary cutter. Ok, maybe it wasn’t exactly that, but we all run into problems at one time or another. Whether you’re a beginner or have been quilting for years, we’ve put together our list of questions to ask yourself when you’re in meltdown mode.   Can this mistake become an opportunity? Remember that every mistake you make can

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Best Beginner Sewing Machines

Congratulations! You’re looking for the best beginner sewing machine, aka your new best friend, and we couldn’t be happier for you. But with so many different models of machines and features to learn about, it can be difficult to know where to start. When you’re a beginner, you should focus on ease of use, versatility, durability, price, and customer support.  Ease of Use The first thing to consider when looking for a beginner sewing machine is ease of use. You want a machine that is simple to set up and use, with clear instructions and intuitive controls.

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