You may have a dream to be a professional but you have no ideas where to start sewing. It seems that today may become your great day to try sewing. Nowadays, you do not need to buy a guidebook on how to sew correctly because you can learn in from the internet. The fact is that sewing is not that difficult to learn. It is just like putting puzzles together and then you just need to stitch the clothes using threads.
Some of the people prefer sewing because they love it while the others like sewing because they want to earn money by running a sewing business. If you can sew, then you can create your own dress at home to save money by using any fabrics and colors you love. For instance, you can start with making a pillow for the easiest try. You can only prepare some squares of fabrics and then stitch them permanently. Besides, it is also no need any decoration and pattern. Just cut the fabrics into two pieces and then sew them.
Once you succeed making a pillow, then you can continue your project by creating a simple dress. It can be a self-pride to you when you finally succeed to make a simple dress for your first try. This will make you stimulated and you must want to create another one until finally you really understand how to make a great clothing.
Maybe, this your very first time to sew and you do not know what tools and items you need for your first project. Well, there are several items you need to buy. Here are some of the items that you must have.
- A basic Sewing Machine
- Pins and Needles
- A pattern
- Fusible Interfacing
Once you have those items, then you can start with putting the thread on the sewing machine. You can read the guidebook available in the sewing machine since each sewing machine has a different way to do this.
After that, you need to put all of those sewing kits on a table. Regarding the use of the pattern, you need to read the provided instruction so that you can make a simple dress according to the pattern and try to understand it. Each pattern has its own instruction that you can find it at the back of the pattern. It is important to understand every single direction so that you do not make a mistake in cutting the fabric.
For your first project, you are recommended to
or designs. One more thing is that you can choose the lightweight fabric. If not, you will get some difficulties to make a good cloth. You may try the complex one after you succeed with your first project. You can also check the quality of your fabric by washing it and then drain it out. You will notice that the fabric will shrink where you cannot wear after washing it.
Once you have a proper fabric, put the fabric on the pattern and pin it. You can read the provided instruction if you do not know how to do it. After that, you can start cutting the fabric slowly using the scissor. Also, you need to make sure that the scissor is sharp enough.
Most of the patterns provide instruction on how to sew the pattern properly in order to create a cool dress. This first project may need time so you have to be patient and keep going. In this case, you must understand every step clearly before you start sewing. After you understand it completely, then you can start to sew the pieces.
Now, you can try to finish your project and it is normal when you make a mistake. If you do not understand it, then you can actually call your friends who are good at sewing. Certainly, they must be really glad to help you solve your sewing matters. Then, you can continue your sewing project and finish it. Once the dress is done, then you can try to wear it and you must be really proud to wear a dress that you sew by yourself. Well, you must be ready to start your second project in the next day.