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Here are several tutorials and techniques to help you with your sewing journey. Whether you’re just getting started with sewing or your machine’s gathered a little dust and you’re looking to “dust off” your skills – here you’ll find useful tutorials that will teach you how to sew. I like to take a no nonsense approach to teaching – meaning I want to teach practical and useful ways to sew. That way you can get stared immediately with your projects. Learn to sew with me and get started on using a skill that you will have for life! Here are several tutorials and techniques to help you with your sewing journey.  Whether you’re just getting started with sewing or your machine’s gathered a little dust and you’re looking to “dust off” your skills – here you’ll find useful tutorials that will teach you how to sew.  I like to take a no nonsense approach to teaching – meaning I want to teach practical and useful ways to sew.  That way you can get stared immediately with your projects.  Learn to sew with me and get started on using a skill that you will have for life!



 

What are the parts to a sewing Machine?

parts-of-the-machine_010416_0001I walk you through all the parts and their function on a machine.  This video makes it easy to understand! Get the tutorial here.

How to get started sewing on a machine?

sewing-machineI show you how to thread and get started on our machine.  Great for first time sewists.  Get the video tutorial here/

What is a Straight Stitch?

straight-stitchI show you the basic ( and most important) stitch of them all.  And how to use it. Get the tutorial here.

What to look for a in a Good Sewing Machine

sewing-machine-featureHow to choose a sewing machine.  Learn what are the traits and abilities of a good machine? Find out here.

How to unpick a stitch

how-to-upick-a-stictchIt doesn’t matter how long you’ve been sewing, you need to always have a seam ripper at the ready.  Learn how to properly unpick a stitch. Get the 411 here.

What are the must have sewing tools?

dewing-tools-featureHere’s a break down of the must haves that every sewist needs in her kit.  Get the list and the reasons why here.

What is the Anatomy of Fabric?

anatomy-featureDid you know that there are parts to fabric?  Learn what they are and why it matters here.

Digital Vs. Traditional Sewing Patterns

traditional-v-digitalLearn the differences (and similarities) between the two pattern types.

How to read a sewing pattern

how to read a sewing pattern feautreYou just opened a sewing pattern and a bunch of papers fell out.  Learn what is what and how to get started reading your pattern. Get that article here.

Which Fleece is which?

fquick start guide to fleeceThere are several different types of fleece.  Learn a few of them and how they differ.

What is a basting stitch?

basting featureWhat exactly is a basting stitch and what is it for?  Find out here.

Sewing Fur: Beginner Tips

I love these tips on how to sew with faux fur. It looks a lot less intimidating now.Sewing with fur can be tricky –  learn the basics.

7 tips for sewing sewing on cuddle (Minkee) fabric.

7 things cuddle fleece featureSo soft and so tricky.  Learn the tips to make it easier to sew on.

How to save on ruffle fabric

how to save on ruffle fabricThe easy trick to save on this expensive fabric.

Here are several tutorials and techniques to help you with your sewing journey. Whether you’re just getting started with sewing or your machine’s gathered a little dust and you’re looking to “dust off” your skills – here you’ll find useful tutorials that will teach you how to sew. I like to take a no nonsense approach to teaching – meaning I want to teach practical and useful ways to sew. That way you can get stared immediately with your projects. Learn to sew with me and get started on using a skill that you will have for life!

Angel Hickman Peterson

Angel Hickman Peterson

Creator, Editor and Author at Fleece Fun
Angel has a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies from the University of Utah, with a professional background is in film, television, radio and ad production. Angel currently divides her time between her small production company Angel Dawn Productions, her online sewing and crafting blog www.FleeceFun.com, her two little girls, baby boy, husband and on very good days also manages to get the dishes done.
Angel Hickman Peterson
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