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Learn to Sew with Anita by Design

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Teacher Anita by Design

I absolutely love to sew, and teaching beginners the basics of garment construction is my joy. If you are interested in learning to sew, you have come to the right place. I share step-by-step, very detailed sewing tutorials and sew-along videos for beginners.

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0h09m

Beginner's Sewing Course - Introduction - Supplies Needed

Want to learn how to sew? In this Beginner's Sewing Course - Introduction, I list the Supplies Needed to start your sewing journey.

Product List Items from Amazon:

Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine: https://amzn.to/2MBpfda
Metal Washers: https://amzn.to/2wneAbX
Fabric Scissors: https://amzn.to/2LAJzWL
Thread Snips: https://amzn.to/2PGPA7D
Tracing Wheel (serrated edge): https://amzn.to/2MUUFdW
Tracing Wheel (straight edge): https://amzn.to/2PhcLo5
Tracing Paper: https://amzn.to/2BWVZc1
Disappearing Ink Marking Pen: https://amzn.to/2BWXiaV
Water Soluble Marking Pencil (white): https://amzn.to/2BWB3Sk
Water Soluble Marking Pencil (blue): https://amzn.to/2BYcDbj
Tape Measure: https://amzn.to/2PNDt8O
Seam Gauge: https://amzn.to/2PgZ7RH
Seam Ripper: https://amzn.to/2BXIRTY
Yard Stick: https://amzn.to/2LurCJr
Tabletop Ironing Board: https://amzn.to/2wimgw7
Steam Iron: https://amzn.to/2BSGVfe
Steam Iron I use: https://amzn.to/2woPwkL
Pressing Cloth: https://amzn.to/2LzFa6v
Pressing Cloth (see

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Beginner's Sewing Course - More Supplies & Winner Announced

Congratulations to the WINNER of the Beginner's Sewing Kit Give-Away! The sewing course begins on May 6th. You may download your shopping list for your sewing kit on the blog. anitabydesign.com

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #1 - Circle Skirt (Part 1)

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In this lesson you will learn: 1) Take Waist Measurement; 2) Read Pattern Envelope; 3) Shop for Fabric & Notions; 4) Pre-treat Fabric. Enjoy!

PDF Pocket Piece: http://www.anitabydesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/PDF-Pocket-Pattern-Piece-7.pdf

Butterick 4686: https://butterick.mccall.com/b4686
Tape Measure: https://amzn.to/2BI5ziS

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Blog: http://www.anitabydesign.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anitabydesign/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnitabyDesign/
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/AnitabyDesign/

(DISCLAIMER: This description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on an affiliate link, I’ll receive a small commission on qualifying purchases. All opinions in this pos

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #1 - Circle Skirt (Part 2)

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In this lesson you will learn: 1) Take Waist Measurement; 2) Read Pattern Envelope; 3) Shop for Fabric & Notions; 4) Pre-treat Fabric. Enjoy!

PDF Pocket Piece: http://www.anitabydesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/PDF-Pocket-Pattern-Piece-7.pdf

Pattern - Butterick 4686: https://butterick.mccall.com/b4686
Tape Measure: https://amzn.to/2BI5ziS
Invisible Zippers: https://amzn.to/2C707pW
All Purpose Thread: https://amzn.to/2ooUtpc
Steam Iron: https://amzn.to/2BSGVfe
Steam Iron I use: https://amzn.to/2woPwkL

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FOLLOW ME:
Blog: http://www.anitabydesign.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anitabydesign/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnitabyDesign/
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/AnitabyDesign/

(DISCLAIMER: T

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #1 - Circle Skirt (Part 3)

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Lesson #3 you will sew your skirt.

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #1 - Circle Skirt - (Part 4)

WARNING: I lost. the footage on inserting the Easestitch. Please see the "text overlay" at 4:02 for the written instruction for inserting this stitch. You must be viewing from a desktop or laptop, as this popup doesn't show on mobile devices.

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Lesson #3 you will sew your skirt. Enjoy!

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #2 - The Maxi Skirt

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #2 you will learn; 1) How to make a casing; 2) How to insert elastic into a casing; 3) How to sew a slit into a skirt.

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #3 - The Straight Skirt

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #3 you will learn; 1) Installing Interfacing; 2) Sewing & Pressing Darts; 3) Using a Tailor's Ham (Pressing Ham).

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #4 - T-shirt - (Part 1)

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #4 you will learn; 1) Full Bust Adjustment; 2) Finding Fabric Grain; 3) 3 Seam Finishes; 4) Insert Sleeves; 5) 3 Hem Finishes.

Pattern: https://www.simplicity.com/simplicity-storefront-catalog/patterns/brands/new-look/new-look-pattern-6458-misses-easy-knit-separates/
Pattern (plus size): https://butterick.mccall.com/b5215

Product List Items from Amazon:

Pattern Fitting with Confidence (book): https://amzn.to/2BWCBM8
Hip Curve Ruler: https://amzn.to/2otcjYt
Tracing Paper: https://amzn.to/2PWF24r
Cutting Mat: https://amzn.to/2orJgUT
Rotary Cutter:https://amzn.to/2ww0PHO
Lip Edge Grid Ruler: https://amzn.to/2C67jlV
Cardboard Mat: https://amzn.to/2C6KYol
Metal Washers: https://amzn.to/2wneAbX
Fabric Scissors: https://amzn.to/2LAJzWL
Thread Snips: https://amzn.to/2PGPA7D
Tracing Wheel (serrated edge): https://amzn.to/2MUUFdW
Tracing Wheel (st

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #4 - T-shirt - (Part 2)

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #4 you will learn; 1) Full Bust Adjustment; 2) Finding Fabric Grain; 3) 3 Seam Finishes; 4) Insert Sleeves; 5) 3 Hem Finishes.

Pattern: https://www.simplicity.com/simplicity-storefront-catalog/patterns/brands/new-look/new-look-pattern-6458-misses-easy-knit-separates/
Pattern (plus size): https://butterick.mccall.com/b5215

Product List Items from Amazon:

Pinking Shears: https://amzn.to/2PSVtOZ
Serger: https://amzn.to/2Pqx9Tt
Pattern Fitting with Confidence (book): https://amzn.to/2BWCBM8
Hip Curve Ruler: https://amzn.to/2otcjYt
Tracing Paper: https://amzn.to/2PWF24r
Cutting Mat: https://amzn.to/2orJgUT
Rotary Cutter:https://amzn.to/2ww0PHO
Lip Edge Grid Ruler: https://amzn.to/2C67jlV
Cardboard Mat: https://amzn.to/2C6KYol
Metal Washers: https://amzn.to/2wneAbX
Fabric Scissors: https://amzn.to/2LAJzWL
Thread Snips: https://amzn.to/2PGPA7D

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #4 - T-shirt (Part 3)

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #4 you will learn; 1) Full Bust Adjustment; 2) Finding Fabric Grain; 3) 3 Seam Finishes; 4) Insert Sleeves; 5) 3 Hem Finishes.

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #5 - The Sheath Dress

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #5 you will learn; 1) Sew Princess Seams 2) Apply Neckline & Armhole Facing; 3) Sew Back Slit

Grading up a pattern to a larger size: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkY9ifPrt48&list=LLc3bcyZ9Q4HGODXAbL3fGMQ&index=3

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Website: http://www.anitabydesign.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnitabyDesign/

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #6 - The Shirt Dress

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Project #6 you will learn; 1) Sew Gathers 2) Sew Button Hole; 3) Sew Rolled Hem; 4) Attach Buttons; 5) Attach Pocket to Bodice

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Beginner's Sewing Course - Project #1 - Circle Skirt - (Part 4)

WARNING: I lost. the footage on inserting the Easestitch. Please see the "text overlay" at 4:02 for the written instruction for inserting this stitch. You must be viewing from a desktop or laptop, as this popup doesn't show on mobile devices.

Welcome to the Beginner's Sewing Course! This course will teach you the basics of sewing your own garments, using commercial patterns. In Lesson #3 you will sew your skirt. Enjoy!

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