Quilting fabric comes in all sorts of pre-cut bundles, such as Charm Packs or Jelly Rolls. You can also buy your own selection of fabric choices in pieces known as Fat Quarters. What is a Fat Quarter? A Fat Quarter is typically a piece of quilting fabric that is cut to 22 inch by 18 […]
Sewing Patterns For Beginners
How do you know which pattern is actually a sewing pattern for beginners when there’s so many patterns out there that claim to be for beginners but read like a Harvard reference guide for advanced stitchers? Not to worry, here at Sewing for Beginners, we take the guessing out of choosing suitable sewing patterns for beginners. We provide you with easy-to-follow Free Sewing Pattern for Beginners, Sewing Patterns For Kids, Seasonal Patterns, Baby Sewing Patterns, Clothing Patterns and more that will effectively teach you basic sewing skills while successfully guiding you through your first sewing pattern.
Who can resist the lure of buying yet another jelly roll of quilting fabric? Whether you are drawn in by the colors or the patterns they are just too tempting to not buy every now and again… but there comes a point when you need to start using up some of these fabrics to make […]
Charm pack fabric comes in squares but that does not have to mean we can only sew quilts that have a square theme to them. There are lots of ways we can sew them together to get triangles, stripes and other more exciting effects. These ten free charm pack patterns, with instructions, demonstrate some of […]
There are hundreds of free dress patterns available on the internet covering a vast range of styles. Here at Sewing for Beginners we have found 10 free dress patterns with instructions for different dresses. Most of these patterns are suitable for beginners, but a couple of them require a little bit of experience. However, as long as […]
Jelly Roll quilts patterns tend to reflect the straight-line of the fabric strips and have lots of horizontal and vertical shapes. This Braid Quilt tutorial turns that around by sewing the strips to form a diagonal pattern which mimics a Batik braid. This sewing tutorial is very well illustrated with photographs and diagrams to show each […]