Sewing opens a fabulous new world of color, texture, and creativity. This is a hobby you can enjoy for a lifetime with a constant flow of new possibilities.
Tip One. Envision yourself creating beautiful things. Imagine amazing possibilities. If you can dream it, you can make it.
The potential is limitless. Soon you will be creating your wonders. You may turn ordinary pants, jackets, or shirts into amazing wearable art. You may dream up fabulous projects to embellish your home. Your plans might include anything from lamp shades to pillows, to wall hangings, to comforters, to table runners and place mats, to window treatments. Dream about your possibilities. Energize your passion.
Tip Two. Sewing educators and sewing resources are plentiful. You can get them on the internet, and with your local yellow pages. Learn everything you can and develop your sewing skills.
Tip Three. Go for quality. Sewing requires certain equipment, tools, and materials. You can get cheap junk versions, good quality items, or high-class luxury items. It may seem foolish to buy right stuff when you are just starting out, but it will pay the high dividend. If you truly dream of sewing, do not settle for junk ever. Always buy quality.
As a beginner, what do you need? At a point, you will need a good, dependable, sewing machine. Do no settle for a cheap piece of junk. If you see yourself sewing, see yourself enjoying every sewing experience. Avoid cheap sewing equipment that is poorly made, not locally supported (Classes, Repairs, Tech Support), or ‘s hard to use. Junk frustrates every time you use it.
Ask your teacher or reference a good sewing book for the right tools. Save time and frustration by using the right tools. Take great care in choosing your cutting and measuring tools as well as your notions and supplies.
Always buy value. Always buy quality. Avoid disappointments, maximize your time, and end up with a beautiful and durable result.
Tip Four. First, do small, quick, easy projects. Then gradually move on to more demanding ones. Learn your basic sewing skills by practicing on beginner projects.
Sewing is fun. Take time to celebrate your achievements. Do not let frustrations or failures hold you back. Reward yourself. Celebrate your successes.
Share your project achievements with all your friends. The support and encouragement of friends and relatives can make your sewing success even more meaningful. Share your successes.
Tip five. Develop and fine tune your skills. Expand your horizons with increasingly challenging projects. Stretch your thinking and dream of wonderful possibilities. Learn new skills. Practice. Grow. This is what it means to be alive. Sewing gives you super opportunities for this kind of growth.