If you watch any video tutorial, television program or even look at a book about sewing, they will use a whole heap of items and equipment… some you might never have heard of and some just look plain weird! This beginners sewing kit guide explains to you what you really need in order to start sewing.
This video guide takes the time to tell you what the items are that she has in her beginners sewing kit, and what she uses them for. Starting out in sewing is complicated enough, with learning how to use a sewing pattern and how to sew a French seam (a what?) so this tutorial is a great way to simplify what can sometimes be made to seem like a difficult and mystical craft!
If you are anything like us here at Sewing for Beginners, then once you have decided you would like to have a go at sewing your own clothes then you just want to get on with it! So, watch this video, along with best beginners sewing machine, and you will have all the equipment you need to start creating.
And as for the more specialized and complicated items… and usually more expensive ones… you can buy them if you need them once you have got a few sewing projects under your belt, your home-made belt that is!
How to build a Beginners Sewing Kit: