July 24, 2010

Killing Two Birds

Posted in Sewing 101 tagged , , , , , , at 11:57 am by kdthreads


One of the best ways to learn and master new sewing skills and techniques is following directions on commercial patterns.   Sew and Stow by Betty Oppenheimer has some great visual explanations and the text does a good job of communicating instructions to beginning sewers. What I like about this book is the number of projects that create organizational devices for sewing! As you are collecting tools and learning, you can make some storage solutions at the same time and “kill two birds with one stone.”

If you buy the book and sew one of the items, post a photo (or several photos of your creative process) and post it in the comments section!

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1 Comment »

  1. Wendy said,

    I don’t know how I missed this blog entry before.. So I really need to use a pattern? I have been sewing for almost three years and have yet to follow a pattern. I must admit that I have yet to make a sleeve too, maybe I should move my rear over to the fabric store again and purchase one.


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