Posts Tagged "Sewing for Beginners"
For a beginner seamstress, sewing and fitting sleeves tends to sound a little scary at first. Once you dive into it though, you'll soon see it's really nothing to dread. To help "ease" your sleeve sewing fears, consider these helpful hints and learn to avoid some common mistakes when fitting sleeves.Read more
Next time you shop for clothes, take a close look at the items that draw your attention. I mean take a really close look at them. As sewers we take our inspiration from the clothes we see on the racks in stores, as well as from magazines, online and television. I know I do, and those bits of inspiration are typically what drive us to sew the garments we make.Read more
Recently a Craftsy blog reader submitted a question via our Ask an Expert questionnaire for advice on which class she should take next. With dozens of sewing classes to choose from, we know it can be confusing trying to find the perfect fit for your style and skills. Not anymore! We’ve put together a handy guide of recommended sewing classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced sewers. Check out our list, and make the right choice for your next sewing adventure!Read more
Designer distressed denim jeans have some hefty price tags, but you can create the same look with a few tools, a little elbow grease, and some creative flair.Read more
Most sewing problems can be resolved by practice, and not getting hung up on being perfect. You will learn from every mistake you make! However, to save yourself some frustration, it's helpful to educate yourself on common sewing mistakes before you make them so they can easily be avoided. Here are 10 of the most common pitfalls to watch out for.Read more