It does not mean that if you have no experience in sewing, you can’t do it. You can! You just have to set aside a little patience for practice. Practice can make everything easy and perfect. Embrace your lapses and failures, it can lead you to something worthwhile. You don’t have to worry about the designs and patterns, each of us is unique and everyone is creative. Confidence will grow and it can motivate you to create original and creative pieces. Don’t worry if you are lacking with ideas, there are a couple of references to look and scan through. Patience is truly a virtue, sewing takes a lot of time. Before beginning a project, you have to do some research about the style, the fabric, and the pattern. Moreover, making one will consume most of your time.

To start sewing, you must gather the following equipment:

  • Embroidery surfaces
  • Needles
  • Threads
  • Scissors
  • Hoop
  • Tracing paper
  • Transfer paper
  • Marking pens and pencils

To get started, you should know and practice these steps:

  • Transferring a design
  • Preparing the thread
  • Hoop the fabric
  • Anchor the first stitch
  • End the stitch
  • Blocking