Learn to sew! Beginners start here!

When starting a new hobby or project, sometimes the hardest thing to do is figuring out where to begin! Sewing and garment making can seem very daunting. How do I thread a needle? How do I set up my sewing machine? What's serger tension? What's a hem, a dart, or seam allowance? We're here to help! This post includes tutorials designed to get you up and running and sewing your first garment in no time! 

Step 1: Learn the lingo. Get back to basics. 

Step 2: Measuring, pdf pattern basics, and fabric types

Step 3: Basic tools, stitches, and sewing techniques

Step 4: Find a pattern and get started! 

We have lots of free patterns to try your new sewing skills. All of our patterns include detailed instructions and links to specific tutorials to help you along the way. So what are you waiting for! Check out our free patterns here! Free Patterns


-- article by Holly Hetzner. 

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