Sewing for Beginners: Sewing Basics and Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners
I learned to sew from my mother and grandmother when I was young and then picked it back up when I was an adult. Even though I had spent many years at their sides learning techniques, when I began sewing again, it felt a little like I was starting all over as a beginning sewist. Of course, I immediately launched into making a jacket—not exactly a simple sewing project, but it was one way to reteach myself forgotten sewing skills! This collection of beginner projects, “Sewing for Beginners: Sewing Basics and Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners,” is a much better way to get yourself stitching, whether you are an absolute newbie or rekindling rusty skills.
Inside this guide, you’ll find sewing basics for beginners, starting with one of sewing’s most important notions: thread! From there, you will learn from step-by-step sewing instructions how to create adorable projects: gifts tags, pincushions, and a patchwork tote, building skills along the way. Finally, you’ll get an indispensable glossary of basic sewing terms and techniques that you can refer to anytime you run across a new term.
I hope you’ll find this guide with easy sewing projects for beginners helpful as you embark upon your sewing adventures.
Editor, Stitch magazine