How to Sew

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From taking your very first hand stitch to using a complicated sewing machine with embroidery settings, learning to sew involves a variety of different techniques. Whether you're making your first project or simply hope to brush up on a skill you've always wanted to learn, LoveToKnow Sewing has dozens of articles to help.

Something for Everyone

If you're a beginner, the world of sewing can seem overwhelming. In addition to mastering your sewing machine, there are a lot of skills to learn. Here, you'll find useful and well-presented information right at your fingertips. You can use these articles to eliminate the guesswork and make any sewing project more approachable. There are also lots of great tips for sewing experts who want to learn new stitches or techniques.

Sewing Techniques Explained

Most sewing enthusiasts learn some of their skills from other seamstresses and some of their skills from trial and error. If you don't have an expert seamstress handy for questions, you may end up feeling frustrated as you try to learn a new skill. This is the place to find helpful instructions to clear up any confusion.

Curious about the proper way to make a rolled hem or the best method for achieving crisp, even pleats? You'll find all the information you need right here in articles that present these and other sewing techniques in an easy-to-understand, fun-to-follow format. There are even great projects to help you hone your new skills.

The Skills You Need

When you have the necessary information, you don't have to feel intimidated by any sewing project. With the helpful instructions and fun projects at LoveToKnow Sewing, you can learn all the skills you'll need to succeed at every sewing endeavor.

How to Sew