18 Sewing Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Learn the tricks of the trade here, including what we wish we’d known when we first started sewing.

Tip 1: Watch You Tube videos

Seeing how it is done is sometimes much easier than deciphering instructions. Sharon at www.sweetmamalife.com.

Tip 2: Get familiar

“Get familiar with your machine and don’t give up!  -Jaylyn of Jaylyn Pace Handmade

Tip 3: Learning to sew means making clothes to fit YOUR particular body -Paulette at Petite Font

Tip 4: Learn a little about grain before you start to sew. -Chris at Sew Journs

Tip 5: Old sewing machines, like the one your mom or grandma had, can be far superior to the inexpensive machines at the box store. – Michelle of Michelle’s Romantic Tangle

Danielle Pientka

Danielle is a DIY/craft/sewing blogger on DIYDanielle.com.  She loves to write about projects that she makes for her small farm, her children, and her home.