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Use this comprehensive guide to learn everything you've ever wanted to know about using a serger. Serger 101 is an invaluable sewing tutorial for the sewer interested in delving into the world of serging.
If you need help choosing thread to use in your sewing projects, read this sewing thread comparison to learn the difference between different types of sewing thread.
This great sewing tutorial helps get your familiar with you sewing machine needle sizes. Compare US sizes with European and learn what size needle works best with which fabrics.
It can be frustrating for a beginning sewer to figure out how to get that sewing machine set up. Check out this sewing tutorial to learn about Threading Your Serger in a Snap. The machine might look complex, but learning how to thread a sewing machine will help you branch out and try new projects. Follow the photos to see a visual representation of how to get your machine in working order. The threading diagrams will help you get ready to explore more in the sewing world.
Learn how to sew on the bias with Bias 101, a guide to using bias cut fabric. This sewing tutorial walks you through what the bias is and how to use it in making clothing.
Sometimes interpreting patterns can be more difficult than having to learn to sew on a machine. Want to find out what cut on the fold or cut on the grain means? Read this sewing tutorial for more info!
If you're going to use our free hand sewing patterns, you're going to need to know a bit about hand stitching. Learn some simple stitches to do by hand with this sewing tutorial.
Learn how to get the perfect machine tension every time you sew with this sewing tutorial. If you've had sewing machine tension problems before (and who hasn't?), then this tutorial is for you.
If you're going to use beginner sewing projects, you first need to gather up your sewing essentials. Refer to this comprehensive list of tools and accoutrements to have on hand for all of your sewing endeavors.
New sewers can often have a hard time knowing what needle size to use when starting a new project. With so many fabrics, threads, and needle sizes out there, it can seem mind-boggling to navigate what goes with what. Luckily for you, this easy-to-read Sewing Tips Needle Size Infographic is the perfect cheat sheet. Consider hanging this free printable up in your sewing or crafting room for a quick reference with every new project. This would be a great gift for a newbie sewer, as well.