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Sewing, Making, & Designing Your Own Clothes

Lessons in Sewing Clothes

Learn how to make your own clothes with our step-by-step instructions.

Learn everything you need to know about how to make your own clothes.

Learn how to sew your own clothes; How to Make your own clothes.

Sewing clothes for yourself can be so rewarding. It is a great feeling to wear something you made and some one says "Wow, I love your dress". You can even design your own clothes. Begin by making sketches, then make easy garments. Soon, you could have your own clothing line. Listed below are MANY ideas and suggestions for sewing, designing, and making your own clothes.

 

 

 

 

 

Recycle your old jeans into a newsboy hat.

Whether you are recycling your old jeans into a newsboy hat, or you want to learn how to sew a  dress, we are here to show you how to sew your own clothes.

Learn how to sew a dress.

Here is Everything you need to know to make your own clothes Starting with the Fabric Choices to Dress Making Information, Garment Construction, Sewing Techniques, Reading Patterns, and more...

 

To Learn More About Making Your Own Clothes we suggest Christine Haynes book Chic and Simple Sewing .  It's our favorite sewing book to use for beginners in our studio, and patterns are included.  We also recommend Project RUNWAY DVDs to view as an excellent guide for fashion design.

 

A Message for the Beginner Seamstress and Fashion Designer

Sewing your own clothes can be anything from pajamas to your own winter coat. If you are just starting out, I would suggest that you start with a simple pair of shorts or pants that have an elastic waistband.  Have fun sketching your clothing line too.  Remember to include accessories: hats, purses, belts, scarves, etc...    

As you begin to sew more clothes and you become more experienced, than you can go onto more difficult projects. If you are buying your patterns at a local fabric store, try and find ones that say "Very Easy", "Make in a jiffy" or "Simple to make".  This is important because you don't want to get frustrated and not enjoy sewing any more because you bought to difficult of a pattern.

The basic rule for buying patterns for beginner sewers is; buy ones that have elastic for the waist band or just pull over tops and pjs . NO zippers, and NO buttons, until you are ready for that step. A perfect first garment to sew would be a skirt.  Have fun and remember to take your time, do your best, and be proud of the job you did! (And of course wear your outfits, you never know who will like your design!!!)

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