Sewing Tips and Tricks

Secrets, Schemes & Sewing Machines has a whole range of sewing projects in it, suitable for everyone from beginning hobbyists to more accomplished sewers. But if you’re just starting out, here are a few tips, tricks, videos and links to help you.

What you need to start:

BASIC SEWING KIT

  • Needles (varying sizes)
  • Pins
  • Cotton thread
  • Embroidery thread
  • Sewing scissors
  • Ordinary scissors (for cutting paper)
  • Tailors chalk
  • Measuring tape
  • Paper for patterns
  • A sewing machine with needles and bobbins (optional)

BASIC STITCHES

  • Running stitch
  • Back stitch
  • Whip stitch
  • Blanket stitch

TUTORIALS

HELPFUL WEBSITES & PAGES

All Free Sewing

How To Sew

By Hand London

Sew4Home

Sewing for Beginners

HELPFUL BOOKS

 

 

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