79 Best Sewing Tips, Tricks & Techniques For Beginners & Pros You Should Know to make it easier


SEWING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS AND PROS:
Here we go! I’ve broken it down into categories to make it easier. If you find other great tips and tricks online that you think would benefit others, feel free to send them to me and I can add them in.

GETTING STARTED:

Understanding Your Sewing Machine

Sewing Dictionary-Sewing Terms Defined

What Supplies Will I Need to Start Sewing?

The Sewing Pledge

BASICS/BEGINNERS:

How to Sew a Straight Line

The ZigZag Stitch

Winding and Threading Bobbin

Simple Steps to Improve Your Skills

Basting 101

TECHNIQUE:

How to Sew Piping

Turning and Top Stitching

Adding Elastic in a Casing

How to Sew Ruffles

How to Insert a Zipper

How to Sew Buttonholes

How to Applique

Shirring/Smocking with Elastic Thread

Clipping and Notching Curves

Tips for Sewing Corners and Squares

Using a Stretch Stitch

Hand Stitching

Making Crisp, Even Hems

Sewing With a Double Needle

Mitered Corners

Sewing Pleats

Serge without a Serger

Tip for Sewing on Vinyl

How to Draft and Sew a Skirt

Hemming Jeans

How to Finish Seams

How to Sew a Dart

Tips for Perfect Pressing

Taking Your Measurements

Pattern Cutting

Understanding Patterns

FABRIC:

Which Fabric to Buy? Understanding How to Buy Fabric

Pre-washing Fabric

Sewing with Cuddle Fabric

How to Sew on Leather

How to Sew with Lace

Sew with Laminates

Sewing on Knits

GADGETS:

Cleaning Your Sewing Machine

Understanding Thread Tension

A Guide to Sewing Machine Feet

Deciphering the Marks on Measuring Tape

Using Stay Tape

Using a Rotary Mat and Cutter

Attaching Snaps

Understanding Interfacing and Lining

FOR KIDS:

Learn to Sew Kids Series

Teaching Kids to Sew
Check out the tutorial HERE

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