10 Sewing Tips Every Beginner Should Know

10 sewing tips every beginner should know. Have you just recently started sewing and you'd want to learn more? You've come to the right place. Let me show you a few easy tips, tricks and techniques that will bring your sewing projects to a whole new level. Faster than you think! In combination with my free patterns page, these sewing tips and tutorials will make your sewing easier, your stitches better looking, and your sewing projects faster. Check them out here!

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Sewing is an amazing hobby - the best, if you ask me! (Though I might be a bit biased here, LOL!) It is fun, but it does take a little practice. I love sewing too, and I was a beginner once too, just like everybody else. I wish I had known these tips and tricks when I just started out sewing. Because I didn't, I wanted to make it easier for everybody else, so here are my tutorials and sewing tips for everybody to use. Let's sew together!

10 Sewing Tips Every Beginner Should Know


1) How To Finish Seam The Neat Way


Do you want your topstitching look neat and polished? Check out this easy tip now! Especially handy when you need both of your project sides look clean and polished and without any visible thread tails. Easy! Check out the how-to here.

2) A No-Knot Hack!

Sewing tips and techniques you should know if you sew. Let me show you a few easy beginner sewing tips, tricks and techniques that will bring your sewing projects to a whole new level. Faster than you think!


No more annoying knots on your handstitching - Love love love this little trick! It only takes a few minutes to learn that. Once you do, you'll use this on all your hand sewing projects - and you'll never look back!


3) A Super Easy Way to Trace A Pattern


I've been using this hack all the time. One of my favorites, and it could become yours too, if you love sewing but not so much the pattern tracing work. Check out this handy tip!


4) How To Clip Corners ...Effectively

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Finally - nice, sharp corners on all of your sewing projects! You'll never go back to a simple diagonal corner clipping once you start trimming your seam allowance this way! AND you'll be less likely to cut into stitches. Check out this easy sewing tip.



5) How To Shorten Zippers - Nice&Easy



Shorten that zipper in no time. This is an easy sewing how-to that will bring all your diy zipper bags to a new level of cuteness! One of my most popular tutorials ever! Check it out here.

6) Easiest Alternative to Sewing Buttons!

Sewing tips and techniques you should know if you sew. Let me show you a few easy beginner sewing tips, tricks and techniques that will bring your sewing projects to a whole new level. Faster than you think!
How To Install KAM Snaps  - the easiest way to close a pouch!

Fastening a KAM snap is a breeze. So easy you'll never want to go back to buttons! Check out the beginner-friendly how-to here.



7) How To Apply Fusible Interfacing

Sewing tips and techniques you should know if you sew.


Fusible interfacing is great for when you need to add stability to your fabric, and it will only take you a few minutes to iron it onto the back side of the fabric. No pinning or basting - and it will make your project look totally pro! Tutorial HERE.


8) Basic Applique For Beginners



This is how you can make every sewing project unique! An easy way to add applique to fabric using your regular sewing machine. An easy and fun sewing tutorial that will help you personalize any sewing project.


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9) A Batting Scraps Hack



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10) Want More Sewing Tips? Unlimited!


Once you've sewn your first few zipper pouches or tote bags, you'll probably want to learn more - and the best thing is learning from experts! You might want to try out Craftsy Unlimited. Craftsy is one of my go-to sources for sewing inspiration and one of the most popular sewing sites. It's an enormous library of sewing classes, tips, and patterns. Often, free of charge! 

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I hope these tips and tutorials will help you spruce up your sewing skills and make learning to sew a fun journey. These how-tos were created to help beginners. No advanced sewing terms - simple instructions, images for every step. You can do this! Try out a few of these tutorials and before you know it, you’ll be stitching like a pro!

Sewing tips and techniques you should know if you sew. Let me show you a few easy beginner sewing tips, tricks and techniques that will bring your sewing projects to a whole new level. Faster than you think!


Happy sewing!
Damjana

Want More Tutorials + Free Patterns?


If you want us to continue this fun sewing journey together, feel free to sign up for email updates - and never miss out on new free patterns and tutorials. If you sign up at THIS link, you'll also get the Fabric Hanging Basket Template for FREE, right now. A cute and easy-sew!
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Or ...go straight to one of my currently most popular PDF patterns - the ZIP Pocket Coin purse. Beginner-friendly!

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