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Sewing Your Own Zipper Pouch Using Leftover Fabric

Sewing Your Own Zipper Pouch Using Leftover Fabric

After a couple of months of sewing, you end up having lots of fabric leftovers on the side. Don’t throw them away – there are some great projects to make the best use of such leftovers😃 One of them is to sew little zipper pouch bags! I love this project so much because it’s quick and easy to make those little zipper pouches. Also, they are not only pretty but also practical as they help you to organise your personal belongings💁‍♀️ Last but not least, it’s a…

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Great Dressmaking Patterns – My Libby Shirt

Great Dressmaking Patterns – My Libby Shirt

Fabric and Dressmaking Patterns – One of My Favourites – My Libby Shirt When doing research for a new sewing project, I can never decide if I should start with searching a new pattern first and then the fabric or the other way round. It levels with the question which came first: the chicken or the egg🐣 For my Libby Shirt project though, there was no such question. I came across a fabric called Moonstone Viscose from Atelier Brunette and knew…

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The Ultimate Dressmaking Fabric Guide for Sewing Beginners

The Ultimate Dressmaking Fabric Guide for Sewing Beginners

Everything you need to know to make the right dressmaking fabric choices for your sewing projects. We are definitely spoiled for choice when it comes to dressmaking fabric types! There are so many different types, colours and patterns to choose from✨ While it’s a privilege to have so many options, it also makes the choice even harder. Especially, for beginners, choosing the right dressmaking fabric is a tricky thing to do🤔 I’ve made wrong fabric choices myself in the past and…

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The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Best Sewing Machine in 2019

The Ultimate Guide for Finding the Best Sewing Machine in 2019

Read this post and you’ll be a sewing-machine-pro in no time, ready to make the decision which sewing machine has the pleasure to be yours. Are you a sewing beginner facing the challenge of finding the right sewing machine? You’ve come to the right place, here’s my ultimate guide for finding the best sewing machine in 2019 🔥 I know how confusing and overwhelming it can be, especially if you are a newbie in the sewing world. There are so…

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⭐Exciting News⭐: I’m on Instagram Now!

⭐Exciting News⭐: I’m on Instagram Now!

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve launched my brand new Instagram account as of 1st January 2019! 📸It’s a new year and as such a new beginning and for me, this is reflected in my newly created social media presence. This will be my channel to keep you posted on the latest projects and all cool, quirky, interesting, surprising things for you sewing beginners. Follow Me On Instagram Make sure to follow me to find out more about our latest news and…

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Happy 2019 – My Sewing Journey So Far and Future Sewing Projects

Happy 2019 – My Sewing Journey So Far and Future Sewing Projects

It’s that time again: 365 days and many sewing projects have gone by and it’s the last day of the year 2018!🥂 The perfect moment to reflect on the past months and to think about the new year ahead of us. What Has Happened So Far My highlight this year? The launch of my own blog of course💁‍♀️Surprise! It wasn’t obvious to me at first but I was really looking for something that I am passionate about, something that is…

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5 Golden Sewing Rules from My Mum👩🏆

5 Golden Sewing Rules from My Mum👩🏆

Hi there and welcome back to SewingBeginner! Today’s post is a very special one for me as I’m gonna share 5 golden rules from my mum. The Unforgettable Princess Dress Story👸 Before we dive into it, a quick story that I want to share which will explain why my mum is my sewing hero. 4-year old me wanted to dress up as a princess for a school event but I didn’t have a dress. It was short notice and we…

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How To Best Get Started With Simple Dressmaking👗

How To Best Get Started With Simple Dressmaking👗

Hey folks, welcome back to SewingBeginner! I’m a very practical person, so when looking for a new creative hobby, I’m aiming to be practical too. My focus was on finding something which would give me something that I can enjoy every day. I don’t like to just make stuff that sits on a shelf and collects dust.  After some back and forth, many failed attempts at other things I’ve arrived at sewing. Check out my post about my journey here. Sewing is great, you…

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This Is the Perfect Pattern to Get Started with Dressmaking👗

This Is the Perfect Pattern to Get Started with Dressmaking👗

Hey, Y’all! Thanks for swinging by at SewingBeginner. In the past few weeks, we’ve covered a lot of basics, so I think we’re now ready to level up our game! Ladies and gentlemen, let’s get started with dressmaking👕👗 I came across an amazing pattern recently which is absolutely perfect to get started with dressmaking. It’s an easy-to-sew project which will give you a lovely and stylish garment to add to your wardrobe❤️ Enough chit-chat, let’s reveal the secret: may I…

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Essential Equipment Everyone Needs for Sewing

Essential Equipment Everyone Needs for Sewing

Hi there and welcome back to my blog! Today we’ll be looking into some basic equipment that you need for sewing. The good news: most items are rather affordable😊 The bad news: there is one item that is super important but that might have a bigger impact on your budget. I’m sure you guessed it already, it’s the sewing machine itself. But do not despair! I’ve summarised my best tips, what to look out for and how to save money in…

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