Learning how to sew is fun, challenging and rewarding. Getting started with some basic knowledge will give you a great head start. You will learn to read a pattern and learn about different types of fabric. You will find inspiration for projects you can use and enjoy in everyday life.
Learn the how to sew basic seam stitches to get you started, and completing a zipper application, are just two of the basic skills you would need for learning to be a good seamstress.
Below are links to fundamental information you will need. When you are getting started, straightforward information will help you make sense of this wonderful craft, easing you into more difficult projects.
Learn To Sew Quick Links to Learn the Basics
A straight seam doesn’t appear to be very exciting, however, if you know how to do this essential stitching task, your projects will look great and you will be proud to show off your efforts.
If you have looked at a pattern and thought it looked intimidating, our pattern page will help you figure out the details. The more you know going into a project the better. Have a look and get some help.
Seamstress Materials and Supplies
There are a lot of seamstress tools that may make your life easier when you sew. Have a look at the materials page to see how to use some of the tools you will need.
Your machine is of course a huge part of being a good seamstress. If you need to buy a machine or need help understanding more about them, go to my sewing machines page for help. If you would like to know a little history about the them check out the who invented the sewing machine page.
The joy of fabric and learning to sew go hand in hand. That is what any seamstress or quilter thinks when you go into a fabric store. Find out a little more about the different types of fabrics at here.
Much like seamstress's tools and materials, you'll find notions are also important for making your sewing exprerience much more pleasurable. Check out the trims and notions page for more information.
Learning How to Sew Tutorials Quick Links To Popular Pages
Creating a beautiful bow seems like a simple task, but there are many ways to create a bow. Here is a page on how to make a bow, have a look.
Links For Inspiration
Sharing your creations is a great way to help each other learn. If you have sewn the latest garment from one of the commercial pattern companies or any project, share in the community. You can do this here, or search for forums and other websites such as www.allfreesewing.com. This is a wonderful website to get and give inspriation.
Below are some of the projects I have put together. You can share your projects below as well. I am happy to see what you have been creating.
Here are some examples of how to make the best Halloween costumes. There are many patterns and tutorials available on internet. Your imagination is your only limit.
hesitate to let me know what sewing instructions you need.
below gives you the opportunity to tell me what help you would
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It also gives me the opportunity to solve your problems
when ever I can and it will help me become a better seamstress too.
If you have your own tips and information you
would like to share, please do. We all want to see what our fellow
seamstresses are doing.
The more communities on the web the better. This is a wonderful skill to have no matter what level you are. So many people ask me simple "how to's" for stitching buttons and other basic seamstress techniques, so if you share you will be benefiting a lot of visitors
Please look through the other pages Sew Stitch Learn has to offer, I think you will find the information helpful.
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Sewing Machine Needle
What needle size should I use for machine sewing thick linen?.
The best needle to use for heavy linen …
Homemade costume ideas I see that you work in a costume shop. I am wondering if you can give me some easy homemade costume ideas for my daughter who is 8 and my son who is 5. …
Ballet Tutu question:
What fabric is used to make a ballet tutu.
Ballet tutu's are made with tulle.
You can see below …
Sewing damask fabric Hi
Can you tell me what exactly damask fabric is?
Can I use itsew garments and what is it best suited for.
Damask fabric …