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Old 11-18-2012, 08:29 PM   #1
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Beginner learning to sew

So at age 40, I bought my first sewing machine and made my first ever project: a Christmas tree skirt. I joined a group of friends who meet monthly to complete a sewing project - they showed me how to set up my machine, etc.

So any tips, resources (books/websites) or must have tools/products to share?
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:44 PM   #2
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You tube has some great tutorials.

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Old 11-26-2012, 07:54 AM   #3
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A rotary cutter and mat is really, really nice to have. It speeds things up and is easier than scissors for most projects.

Honestly, just doing a google search for 'beginning sewing projects' is great way to turn up all sorts of ideas right now. That way you can pick what's best for you rather than a whole list from me.

Congrats on your first successful project!
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:10 PM   #4
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Have you come across the sewers on this website? It's amazing what some of them do with needle and thread. Stop by to have your socks blown off.

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2975559

(I sew too, but not sock-blowing stuff )
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