10 sewing tips for beginners you 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! 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
First, sit back and relax, and watch this quick slide overview - all links are below this video, too.
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.
This is a short and sweet tutorial that will show you how to handstitch a button. A super useful life skill! Video included!
3 - A No-Knot Hack!
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!
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!
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.
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!
And here's my huge zipper sewing guide - use it and never fear zippers again!
Fastening a KAM snap is a breeze. Check out the beginner-friendly how-to here.
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 backside of the fabric. No pinning or basting - and it will make your project look totally pro! Need more? Here is everything you need to know about interfacing - take a look!
9 - 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. Need a cool not-so-basic applique that doesn't fray? This turned edge applique hack!
10 - Reuse All Your Batting Scraps!
11 - How to Sew a French Seam - Easy!
An easy way to hide all the raw edges on your project and to create a nice clean finish on your garment, even zipper pouch like this one (free!), or home decor. If you know how to sew a straight stitch, it's time you check out this how-to!
Looking for more sewing ideas? Check out these free tutorials:
- One basic quilt block tutorial to start your quilting journey with
- How to Sew Quilt Binding
- How To Frame a mini quilt
- These diy Quilted Potholders - a great beginner project!
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!
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