The Essential Sewing Tools

Updated: Nov 27, 2021


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Must haves Sewing Tools for Beginners!


Welcome to our beginner's guide to sewing equipment.

Finding the right equipment is not easy, especially if you don't know what you are looking for. Let me show you the must-have sewing tools for beginners.

 

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The must-have sewing tools for beginners are:

Below you can find a detailed explanation of each tool and images showing how to use them.

The Tools every seamstress and sewer should have are:

  • Tape Measurer

  • Ruler

  • Marking tools

  • Scissors

  • Rotary Cutter

  • Pins

  • Clips

  • Seam ripper

  • Iron

  • Threads

 


Measuring Devices:

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Measuring is an essential part of sewing. I recommend you invest in measuring devices that are accurate and easy to use.

I recommend having two types of measuring devices, A ruler and measuring tape. The measuring tape is flexible, and it allows you to measure more freely than you can with a ruler.

I have two types of measuring tape. A retractable measuring tape that I use when I have simple projects doesn't require so many measurements. However, the retractable one is usually smaller, stiffer, and more challenging to work with.