Suggestions for Beginners
You can make many mistakes when starting sewing. These errors will come back to you as experience. Over time, you will become an expert at sewing.
It would be correct to pay attention to some points in order to minimize these errors.
Buying the latest sewing machine
If you are just starting out, you want to buy a sewing machine right away. You can say "Let it be the latest model, have a lot of settings, I can sew everything". You don't need a state-of-the-art computerized sewing machine to learn this job. Because sewing is not limited to just using machines. If you are going to buy a machine for the first time, it would be right to buy a quality product that fits your budget.
Starting one project without finishing another
You are very excited about starting sewing and want to sew, sew, sew. However, if you have an unfinished job, do not start another job. Because you will make many mistakes and correct them until you finish the job at hand. You will learn something new at each step of sewing, you will discover how to make what you learned more practical and better. The more mistakes you make in sewing, the more you will learn. As you learn, you'll do better on your next project. In this way, you will not waste much fabric in the beginning.
Using the wrong or poor quality sewing materials
“I'm just starting sewing, there will be a lot of expense. Let me buy the scissors cheap, even if the needle is not of good quality, you may have thoughts like ". However, this thought can cool you from the seam. You may not get the result you want with poor quality products. It may even cause you to spend more time. Have a good fabric scissors. Do not use these scissors except for sewing so that it does not get blunt.
If you want to get everything you see about sewing in your sewing adventure that you started with enthusiasm. You will then have to buy regulators to keep them organized and organized. [video]
So don't buy too many patterns and fabric before you start sewing something.
Start sewing first, when you realize that you will continue, you can get what you want.
Buying patterned fabrics
Joining pieces of patterned fabric, matching patterns together requires some experience in sewing. While 2 meters of fabric will be sufficient for the garment you will sew, when you choose a patterned fabric, it can go up to 3-4 meters. Do not take such a risk to start.
Using velvet, satin and organza fabric
All three fabrics have special sewing techniques. When you are just starting to learn sewing, don't bother with the special sewing techniques of these fabrics.
Every sign, pattern, symbol in the patterns tells us something. If you don't know what any of these mean, learning is essential. Otherwise, you will waste a lot of fabric.
If you are learning by yourself, you will need to train yourself as much as possible. If there is anything you do not understand about the mold parts, you can consult the internet.
Ignoring the fabric suggestion on the pattern
The "fabric suggestion" in the description part of the pattern you choose is here to give you an idea of which fabrics are suitable for the pattern in the pattern.
Apart from these suggestions, you can also use a similar fabric. You are not limited to the fabrics suggested by the pattern. But if you are a newbie, you don't know the fabrics yet.
Until you know which fabric is suitable for which type of clothing, it is best to use the fabrics recommended in the patterns.
Ignoring sewing instructions
Ignoring the sewing instructions on the patterns is like walking down a path without knowing your direction. Those who prepare these patterns, in the simplest terms, create an instruction for those who sew stitches at all levels.
As you progress in sewing, you can make these instructions in a shorter way with your own methods. But a little patience until you get to that level. Follow these instructions carefully.
Learning sewing terms
Stitch has its own language. Sewing terms describe certain parts of the garment, its features, or specific sewing techniques. You can also learn this terminology while learning to sew. Just a little patience and attention is enough.