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trying to learn how to sew

ChrisHaynes's picture

Try the online sewing lessons here: (include a beginner sewing forum)

and I would also send you to , but it is not working today.  It also has a sewing lesson section.

I have also found it handy to have some basic sewing books nearby when I was beginning to sew after a long drought.  Books like the Reader's Digest Complete Book of Sewing, Sewing for Dummies (don't laugh, it is not bad... I personally swear by the "Excel for Dummies" and "Classical Music for Dummies), and for the truly frugal check out the sewing section of your library.

And after a bit work check out the articles at

But, the most important thing is just to plunge in and try.  It may not work the first time... but we all get better the more we create.