Sewing Basics: Essential Materials

Sewing Basics: Essential Materials


Essential Materials to Begin Sewing

  1. Pins- safety pins, straight pins and a pin cushion
  2. Needle and thread (of course)
  3. Fabric
  4. Any patterns you like
  5. Sharp fabric shears
  6. Paper scissors
  7. Small, trimming scissors
  8. Iron and ironing board
  9. Seam ripper (everyone makes mistakes!)
  10. Measuring tape
  11. Six-inch seam gauge
  12. Ruler

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When I started sewing, my mom bought me my first sewing kit for hand sewing and it had a thimble which I was super excited to use and I don't see it on the list. You also need embroidery floss and embroidery hoops so you can practice your stitches. If you wanna know how to use a sewing machine however, then the list above is what you need.

Hi Up in the right corner by the newsletter sign-up there is a small sewing machine...I have one...does anyone know where i can find how to reload a bobbin...i can't remember. It came with so many loaded i am down to 6...HELP!!!

I would like to recommend the pictures of the items on the list of essential materials before sewing which will be helpful for real beginners.... Thankyou


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