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Beginner learning to sew

Discussion in 'Arts and Crafts' started by dizluvah, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. dizluvah

    dizluvah DIS Veteran

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    So at age 40, I bought my first sewing machine and made my first ever project: a Christmas tree skirt. I joined a group of friends who meet monthly to complete a sewing project - they showed me how to set up my machine, etc.

    So any tips, resources (books/websites) or must have tools/products to share?
     
  2. 4HppyCamprs

    4HppyCamprs DIS Veteran

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    You tube has some great tutorials.

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  3. Jayana

    Jayana Remember, when you become obsessed with something,

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    A rotary cutter and mat is really, really nice to have. It speeds things up and is easier than scissors for most projects.

    Honestly, just doing a google search for 'beginning sewing projects' is great way to turn up all sorts of ideas right now. That way you can pick what's best for you rather than a whole list from me.

    Congrats on your first successful project!
     
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