The Sewing Beginner Project is your opportunity to learn sewing basics in a fun and welcoming environment. You’ll learn how to use a sewing machine, how to select and read a pattern and how to measure fabrics and fine tune the fit.
Once you’ve learned the basics, you’ll get to design and construct your own clothes!
In this project, you’ll learn:
- The many functions of modern sewing machines
- How to choose the right fabric
- How to mark, measure and cut different fabrics
- Stitch techniques and how to apply badges, buttons and zippers
The Environment & Healthy Living
Making Your Mark
A grainline arrow is a straight line with an arrow at each end. You use this arrow to make sure your pattern lies straight on your fabric. Learn more sewing tips and tricks in this 4-H project!