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There are all sorts of reasons for wanting to learn to sew. You might want to make your own clothes, create attractive furnishings for your home, or simply patch up and repair old items to give them new life. Here at Start Sewing, our aim is to help you master the basics and move on to a range of exciting projects.
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Adults' Fancy Dress
Adults' Fancy Dress: How to Make a Period Drama Costume, How to Make a Gangster Costume,...
Alterations: How to Mend a Ripped Seam, Buttonholes and Buttons, How I Learned to...
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Ask Our Experts: How Do I Sew With Spandex?, What Type of Fabric Should I Use With...
Decorative Sewing
Decorative Sewing: Embroidery, Tapestry, Lace Making, Sewing With Sequins, Beadwork and...
Dressmaking: Taking Body Measurements, Sewing Costumes: A Creative Experience, How...
Fabric: Understanding How Fabric Hangs, What Do You Know About Fabrics?,...
Handy Tips
Handy Tips: How You Can Save Money by Sewing, Invisible Zipper Application, How...
Home Furnishings
Home Furnishings: How to Make a Tablecloth, How to Make Swags and Jabots, How to Make...
Kids' Fancy Dress
Kids' Fancy Dress: How to Make a Children's Cowboy Costume, How to Make a Children's...
Sewing Machines
Sewing Machines: Sewing Machine Basics, Sewing Machine Needles, Sewing Machine...
VIDEOS: Video: Pinning the Pattern, Video: Hemming a Garment, Video: Mending...
Latest Comments
  • chumbin
    Re: Cutting Down a Dress Into a Top
    Great tips ,i can now replace all my curtains
    24 October 2014
  • jenny
    Re: How to Make Curtains
    i love this information ,thank you so much now i can start making my own curtains.
    4 October 2014
  • OliveD
    Re: Sewing Machine Needles
    A friend is looking for advice on what sewing machine needle to use for altering neoprene/ rubber dog coats. Any one have any idea?
    3 March 2014
  • Nuralhuda
    Re: Sewing Machine Maintenance
    This blog is very interesting . I have PFAFF 2056 I have dificultes in useing it the needle always breaks it secondhand when i…
    10 September 2013
  • Nanny Annie
    Re: Guide to Buying a Sewing Machine
    Although I agree that a beginner does not necessarily need a top of the range sewing machine, the price range quoted is…
    3 August 2013
  • onye
    Re: How to Sew a Dart
    Very clear description, I love fashion so much I have started wondering why I didn't make a career out of it all these years, anyway like they…
    23 January 2013
  • Nicooke
    Re: Video: Threading a Sewing Machine
    Thank you so much for your videos, I always need my Mum to set up the Sewing Machine for me but now I can do it !!! Thank…
    2 November 2012
  • jill
    Re: How to Make Curtains
    will give it a go,a bit worried about pattern repeats..,a bit disappointed this not dealt with,as must add extra width to large pattern
    30 October 2012
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