Some great tips. In depth Sewing Tips for Beginners. Here is a list of 10 things I wish I would have known from the beginning of my sewing journey that would have saved me a lot of money on fabric from trashed projects ;
Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. Learn how to keep your machine in tiptop shape with only a few simple supplies & a few minutes of attention daily, weekly or monthly—depending on how much you sew
Make your own dress form! Here is what you will need: an old hip-length T-shirt, foil (for the neck), rolls of duct tape, scissors to extract yourself, pillow filling for stuffing the resulting form and a base to display the form.
New to sewing? Start here with this very easy elastic waist skirt that anyone can sew. This tutorial is a fun sewing project for beginners. Makes child and adult sizes. EASIEST ELASTIC SKIRT TUTORIAL EVER!