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How to Sew

How to Sew

Ruth runs through some sewing basics, such as how to sew on a button, take up a pair of trousers and fix that unsightly hole! As well as explaining how sewing machines aren't anything to be scared of.

Ruth John (Rumyra)

June 15, 2013

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  1. WHAT IS SEWING? “Sewing is the craft of fastening or

    attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread.”
  2. HEMS & SEAMS HEM: Folding and sewing the edge of

    a piece of fabric so it doesn’t fray and looks neat SEAM: Where two or more pieces of fabric join and are sewn together
  3. AMENDING & CUSTOMISING v  Think about construct. v  Making smaller

    is easier than making bigger v  Lots of inspiration online
  4. FURTHER READING v  How to Sew http://howtosew.com/ v  Cut out

    and keep: http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/ v  Craftsy http://www.craftsy.com/ v  Etsy http://www.etsy.com/ v  All About You http://www.allaboutyou.com/craft/ v  SPRITES!! http://www.spritestitch.com/ v  Loads of patterns – Vogue, Simplicity…