Sewing for Beginners

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Beginner Sewing Classes

Learn the skills you need to get the most from your sewing machine (and your hands!). Join world-class instructors in Craftsy's online sewing classes as they guide you through essential techniques.

Sew Ready: Garment Basics

Brett Bara



Customize and sew your first garment a chic pencil skirt and gain the skills to make even more wardrobe essentials you'll love to wear!

Student Projects from this class



by Brett Bara

Pineapple Rings Skirt

Pineapple Rings Skirt

by Lumpyjumperlady

Rolled hem by Zsuzso
Baby Lock Decorators Choice Machine Feet by Scheri Manson
Baby Girl Sunsuit Rompers by

Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z

Steffani Lincecum


Don't get flustered when facing the feet that come with your sewing machine. Steffani Lincecum explains what they are and how they work in this free mini-class.

Learn how to keep your machine clean by Amy Alan
Learn to use the right needle by Amy Alan
Little Zippered Bags by mercwes213007162

Sew Ready: Machine Basics

Amy Alan


Don't let broken needles or skipped stitches ruin your sewing! Learn how to fix common sewing machine problems in this free Craftsy class presented by Baby Lock. See more

Beginner Sewing Patterns

From trendy totes, to stylish a-line skirts, you're sure to find your next sewing project in this collection of thousands of patterns from the world's best independent designers.

Beginner Sewing Videos

Not sure where to begin? Learn directly from the experts, and master the fundamentals with step-by-step tutorials via articles and FREE video.

Winding a bobbin for sewing success

Wind away merrily! Learn how to wind a bobbin with informative step-by-step guidance in this video.

The secrets to threading a sewing machine

Discover how to thread a sewing machine. This quick and easy process will have you confidently threading up in seconds.

Discover how to use a zipper foot

Insert perfect zippers every time! Learn how to use a zipper foot for amazing results with a variety of methods.

Beginner Sewing Projects

Find the inspiration you're seeking in these beautiful sewing projects created by Craftsy members. Then whip up your own in no time with help from Craftsy classes.

Beginner Wallet Pattern

by Berry Birdy


by KDelaCruz

Beginners Success!

by 3marcoman5259082