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How to Read a Sewing Pattern

Learn how to read a sewing pattern with these easy steps. Each part is broken down into simple terms. Don't waste your time, your fabric or your patience by making a mistake with your pattern before you even start. They can be confusing when you start out, so make sure to start out right when using a sewing pattern! The Sewing Loft

TOP 12 Free Online Basic Sewing Classes for Beginners

You can never go wrong with sewing if you start off your sewing journey with these 12 Free Online Basic Sewing Classes for Beginners. Click for the list.

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15 Minute Reversible Placemats Tutorial

The kids sewed some of these this weekend. Great DIY 15 minute reversible placemats sewing tutorial perfect for beginners or anyone wanting a fast project. Free pattern.

How to Measure Your Body

This measure your body worksheet from The Sewing Loft is the perfect way to keep track of key points of measure used when sewing garments. Print it out, measure your body and take it with you when purchasing your next pattern.

Home Decor Sewing School

Learn the simple sewing technique for giving a flat piece of fabric boxed corners to fit over tables, cushions and more!

20 Mistakes Sewing Beginners Make

This is for my sewing beginner friends. 20 mistakes sewing beginners make. We all had to start at the beginning when learning how to sew. There are some mistakes we're going to make, and some that we can avoid by learning from the experience of others. The goal: waste as little money and fabric as possible. :-)