So I’ve just gotten my sewing machine back up and running, but I have zero to null skill beyond the basics. I don’t love sewing (I’m sorry) but I’m in love with the idea of creating a garment and calling it my own, as well as having fashionable peices that I dont have to blow my money on. But I want to get your opinion if you guys think I should start this really huge project I really want to do but I’m afraid I’ll screw up and it will be pointless. I’m too stubborn to quit, but I’m also too stubborn to start if I know I’ll just fail! Sorry if this is just a pointless shout out, but what was it like when you first started? What would you say to yourself if you started out with a huge project like this linktext ?
Would you say go for it or suggest something a bit simpler? Would you offer any tips to keep in mind?
Just…woundering. Should I do this or not?: Because sewing is scary.
It depends on the knots you require.
Thank you for this information, I’ll use it to repair my pants. Thank you
I’m interested in the April 2011 issue.
thank you, Kate. I am really amazed, that there is not much more work involved…but I …
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