23 Mar

Sewing Tips For Beginners

Just like knitting, sewing has its own tools and for you to enjoy it, you must take time to understand the different tools and their uses. If you are passionate about sewing and wondering what it takes to be good at it, we will help you get started. One great fact about sewing is that you can actually make a great business out of it with some dedication and discipline.

Here are some facts about sewing supplies you need to have on your finger tips.

  • Pins come in different sizes and each of them has its own use.
  • Thread have different weights.
  • Sewing machines have feet, know as much as you can about them.
  • There is such thing as bias tap and it will be an essential tool in your sewing journey.
  • You must master the art of gathering fabric.
  • Finishing seams without a serger is a great skill

Essential Tools

  • Fabric cutting shears
  • Thread snips
  • Seam ripper
  • Craft shears
  • Cutting mat
  • Clean ruler
  • Tape measure
  • Seam gauge
  • Rotary cutter
  • Yard stick
  • Fabric markers
  • Sewing pins
  • Hand sewing needles

Of course the first thing you should acquire is a sewing machine. If you have already gotten yourself one, with all the tools listed here, you should be ready for your first sewing project. As you will discover along the journey, there are many other tools you will come across along the way. Sewing is an interesting craft, you will have a lot of fun nurturing your talent and creating things for your home or even for personal use.