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Learn How To Become A Embroider As a Beginner

Embroidery for Beginners: Make fresh Embroidery designs Embroidery is a very meditative hobby. The sewing supplies needed for embroidery such as embroidery thread, needles and special embroidery patterns are fairly cheap (the embroidery hoop can be the most expensive, unless you want to try goldwork) and if you like you can create charmingly naive miniatures […]

22 February 20208 minutes to read

Yesterday's sewing tools might work well with vintage patterns

Pattern-Making Basics for Fashion Design

Mastering Fashion Design Basics: Pattern-Making There is simply no way around it: for humans, clothing is essential. So is looking decent – not that your Superprof is deeply concerned about appearances but, in these times so dominated by social media influencers, looking shabby is looked down on. The idiom The clothes make the man has never […]

23 December 20197 minutes to read

You need a maxi dress pattern to make these dresses

Where Can I Learn to Make Patterns?

Find a Pattern-Making Course Near You These days, more people than ever are turning away from shops that offer deep discounts on clothing not meant to last more than one season; perhaps we are becoming more conscious of the rampant materialism that plagues the world today, or we just want a better value for our […]

23 December 20197 minutes to read

How to Adjust My Patterns?

Hacks for Adjusting any Sewing Pattern If you are an old hand at making your own clothes, there is a good chance that you use a sewing pattern for every article of clothing you make. Aren’t they handy? Skirt patterns, patterns for sleepwear, loungewear, tunic tops… you know, like the scrubs you see medical personnel […]

23 December 20197 minutes to read

Want to Learn How to Sew?

Sewing has many branches: traditional hand sewing, interior design, fashion sewing/tailoring, quilting and crafting. Above all, sewing is a useful skill that is worth learning for practicality as well as enjoyment.

Many people find sewing too difficult or rely on finding someone else to sew for them. With sewing classes from a private tutor you will be able to master sewing in no time at all. Learn to love your needle and thread with sewing lessons.

You can put pattern pieces to good use by sewing your clothes

Where Can I Buy Sewing Patterns?

The Best Places to Buy Patterns for Sewing If you know how to sew, you have an advantage over everyone who is limited to buying clothing in a shop: you can make any article of clothing you wish, in any colour or type of fabric you wish. Unfortunately, clothing oneself is not as easy as […]

23 December 20197 minutes to read

Home sewing starts with a pattern

How Can I Make My Own Dress Pattern?

You Too Can Make Your Own Dress Patterns Most of us don’t exactly fit in the narrow spectrum of sizing espoused by the clothing industry. We’ve gotten used to blouses that don’t fit quite right, to wearing our trousers around our hips so that they will be long enough and to wearing tunic dresses while […]

23 December 20197 minutes to read

What is Pattern Making?

Pattern Making: the First Step in Clothing We are so lucky! We take it for granted that our trousers have two legs of equal width and length and that our shirts button up evenly. We don’t even need to constantly tug one sleeve down to match the other! You might think that this is such […]

23 December 20197 minutes to read

What do you need to do embroidery?

Embroidery Equipment | Basics Of Embroidery

What Equipment Do You Need to Embroider? "Creativity is Contagious; Pass It On" - Albert Einstein An increasing number of people in the UK regularly sew to alter clothes or improve them. Why not join them and learn how to embroider? Embroidery can be used to improve a cushion, jacket, dress, t-shirt, or just as […]

29 November 20197 minutes to read

How can you learn to embroider?

Learning to Embroider

The Best Ways to Learn How to Embroider “You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’” - George Bernard Shaw Creativity is beneficial to everyone. A lot of people choose to creative hobbies to relax and more and more people are choosing arts and […]

28 November 20196 minutes to read

How can you learn to embroider?

Different Embroidery Stitches

Learning Your First Embroidery Stitch "Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” - Edward de Bono Painting, knitting, sewing, and even scrapbooking are all activities that are probably less popular than you think. For example, things like baking and DIY are more popular. However, embroidery is […]

28 November 20196 minutes to read

How can you learn to embroider?

Great Embroidery Resources

The Best Places to Learn how to Embroider “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Pablo Picasso According to OpinionWay, men are just as likely to be interested in arts and crafts as women. Around 53% of men and 54% of women have creative […]

28 November 20197 minutes to read

How can you embroider?

Introduction to Embroidery

Everything You Need to Know About Embroidery “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” - Leo Burnett There are hundreds of thousands of blogs dedicated to DIY and arts and crafts. They’re very popular amongst 30-somethings looking to make their houses a home with […]

28 November 20196 minutes to read

How can you embroider patterns?

Embroidering Patterns

Learning to Embroider Patterns “You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” - Maya Angelou Are you creative or would you like to be? More and more people are looking for creative hobbies and pastimes. Have you considered embroidery? There’s something for everyone when it comes to embroidery. To get […]

28 November 20197 minutes to read

How can you frame embroidery?

How to Frame Embroidery

Different Ways to Show off Your Embroidery “Take your needle, my child, and work at your pattern; it will come out a rose by and by. Life is like that - one stitch at a time taken patiently and the pattern will come out all right like the embroidery.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Expertise […]

28 November 20197 minutes to read

How do you embroider eyes?

How to Embroider Eyes

Techniques for Embroidering Eyes “Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.” - Voltaire What would we be without creativity? Thanks to social media like Instagram and Pinterest, arts and crafts like embroidery are becoming more popular. So how can you express your creativity through arts and crafts? What about embroidery? This isn’t just for children in […]

28 November 20196 minutes to read

How do you remove embroidery?

How to Remove Embroidery

Techniques for Removing Embroidery Thread “You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” - Jack London Most people agree that arts and crafts make them feel better. So why not give them a go? Embroidery is a great way to relax and customise clothes and objects. While there are […]

28 November 20196 minutes to read

How can you embroider?

Useful Embroidery Techniques

Embroidery Techniques for Beginners “I think art is the only political power, the only revolutionary power, the only evolutionary power, the only power to free humankind form all repression.” - Joseph Beuys Arts and crafts are making a comeback in the digital age thanks to social media like Pinterest and Instagram. Knitting, sewing, interior design, etc. […]

28 November 20197 minutes to read

What types of stitch are there?

Fundamental Sewing Techniques

Discover All the Stitches You Need to Know for Sewing “I think art is the only political power, the only revolutionary power, the only evolutionary power, the only power to free humankind form all repression.” - Joseph Beuys Embroidery, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, etc., arts and crafts are becoming more popular with the younger generation. It’s […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

How do you do a felled seam?

Creating Felled Seams

Learn How to Do a Felled Seam “Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” - Karl Lagerfeld A lot of people in the UK enjoy creative hobbies. Knitting, embroidery, cross-stitch, and sewing are all hobbies that are becoming more popular. If you can sew, you can make your own clothes, decorate existing ones, tailor ill-fitting […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

How do you do an overlock stitch?

Making an Overlock Stitch

How Do You Do an Overlock Stitch? “Fabrics doesn't make exquisite dresses, it is the stitches.” - Treasure Stitches Sewing is making a comeback. In facct, sales of sewing machines are on the rise. More and more Brits are opting to tailor or make their own clothes and accessories. DIY fashion is trendy again! French […]

29 June 20197 minutes to read

How do you do a zig zag stitch?

Making Zig Zag Stitches

What Is a Zig Zag Stitch? “I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.” - Yves Saint Laurent More and more people are opting to […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

Which crochet hooks should you use?

Tools for Crochet

The Tools You Need to Crochet “Those who think chocolate is addictive have clearly never tried crochet.” - Anonymous According to a study Betsan Corkhill, 81% of women feel happier after they’ve been knitting or doing crochet. Knitting and crochet are great ways to reduce stress and they also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. Handmade […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

What can you make with crochet?

The Best Crochet Projects

Finding Crochet Projects "Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” - Edward de Bono Focusing on your hands can increase the production of dopamine and serotonin, two hormones responsible for increasing happiness and reducing the stress hormone cortisol. There are few hobbies where you focus on […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

Why do crochet?

Reasons to Do Crochet

Why Start Doing Crochet? “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” - Albert Einstein Catherine Bouenard holds the world record for speed knitting. She can do 264 stitches in three minutes. Of course, you don’t need to be that quick […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

Where can you find crochet tutorials?

Finding Crochet Tutorials and Patterns

Easy Crochet Tutorials and Patterns for Beginners “The creative adult is the child who has survived.” - Julian F. Fleron The arts and crafts market is estimated to be worth around £3.4bn in the UK. Knitting, customising your wardrobe, crochet, and sewing are all becoming more popular. Arts and crafts and DIY are really green […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

Learning to Crochet

The Beginner’s Guide to Crochet “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvellous.” - Bill Moyers Studies have shown that knitting and crochet reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in later life. Knitters have healthier brains and better memories than those who don’t knit or crochet. But you don’t need to be 75 to […]

29 June 20196 minutes to read

How do you do an open or closed seam?

Making Open and Closed Seams

How To Do an Open Seam and a Closed Seam “Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.” - Coco Chanel A lot of Brits enjoy creative hobbies. Embroidery, knitting, crochet, sewing, etc., arts and crafts are coming back. Whether you’re making an item of clothing, a present for a friend, or […]

28 June 20197 minutes to read

Make friends at sewing classes near you with Superprof.

Tips for Learning to Sew

Helpful Advice for your Sewing Classes In recent years, with the increasing popularity of the "do it yourself" philosophy, the amount of people wanting to learn to sew is undoubtedly on the rise. Whether you are attracted to haute couture, beginner's sewing or simply curious to learn how to make your own clothes, as a […]

1 May 201912 minutes to read

How do you make a French seam?

What is a French Seam?

Learn How to Make a French Seam Learning to sew can take some time. However, once you do, you can make yourself a new wardrobe with a cute dress or by sewing a t-shirt. Whether sewing a bag, customising your jeans, decorating a tote bag, or using a serger, there are many different ways to learn how […]

19 March 201913 minutes to read

Which are the best fashion labels?

Haute Couture Fashion Houses

Which are the Most Famous Fashion Houses? Haute couture started in France in the 17th century. Jean-Baptiste Colbert, King Louis XIV’s finance minister, who regulated guilds, had seemingly found the goose that lays the golden egg. During this time, if you were after art, architecture, music, or fashion, it had to be Parisian. Louis XIV […]

4 June 20187 minutes to read

How do you use fusible interlining?

What Is Fusible Interlining Fabric?

Learn How to Iron-on Interfacing Crochet, embroidery, canvas, cross-stitch, knitting with wool, sewing, and arts and crafts are making a comeback! When you first start, the term fusible interfacing or interlining might sound more at home on the space shuttle than a fashion house. However, it’s a simple and useful technique for all sorts of […]

4 June 20187 minutes to read

Learn How to Sew a Button

Sewing a Button onto Your Creations! “The most serious part of the human body is the buttons on your sleeve.” - Jules Renard Did you know that there are people who collect buttons? Why? Because there’s a huge variety of colours, shapes, and materials. Buttons were originally used for aesthetic purposes. It wasn’t until the 13th […]

29 May 20187 minutes to read

How can you make your own clothes?

How to Make Your Own Clothes

Start Making Your Own Clothes “Fashions fade, style is eternal” - Yves Saint Laurent How many Brits does it take to change a lightbulb? This isn't a joke... It might surprise you to learn that fewer and fewer brits are actually capable of sewing on a button and other basic household tasks like replacing a […]

29 May 20186 minutes to read

How do you make a dress?

How to Make a Dress

Everything You Need to Know About Making a Dress! “The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.” - Hubert de Givenchy How could you forget the magnificent black dress that Audrey Hepburn wore in her role as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Did you […]

29 May 20187 minutes to read

How do you make your own bag?

How to Make a Bag

Learn to Make Your Own Bag! “Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose” - Lauren Hutton A bag holds around 25 objects, weighs between 2 and 6 kilos, and is one of the most simple and common fashion accessories. We often take it for granted. […]

29 May 20187 minutes to read

How do you make your own trousers?

How to Sew Trousers

Learn How to Tailor Trousers! “I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.” - Whitney Houston Women only started wearing trousers at the beginning of the 20th century and even then, it was just for riding horses or bikes. Previously their […]

29 May 20187 minutes to read

Make pillows and cushions with embroidery kits.

Learn to Sew With Embroidery Patterns

Using Embroidery Patterns and Projects for to Improve Your Sewing Skills So you’ve learned all the basic of stitching, taken online sewing classes and hand embroidery lessons and you now know how to embroider - but don’t know where to start? You want to make some hand made home decor to brighten the place up? Or […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

You can embroider boxes and bags.

Learn to Embroider With These Sewing Resources

Learn Embroidery As a Beginner: Where Does It Come From And How To Get Started What sewing enthusiast hasn’t stood in awe in front of a 13th-century embroidered cope or richly-decorated Chinese court dress? Who hasn’t stared at the elaborate designs of 18th-century coats and admired the needlework? Not everyone who learns how to sew […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

A brick stitch embroidery hanging.

Learn the History of Embroidery

A Beginner’s Introduction on the History of Embroidery Since the beginning of time, people have adorned their clothing with fancy needlework and hand embroidery. Be it by sewing shells on a shirt, cutting out patterns in leather skirts, sewing gold and precious stones onto a dress or adding a needle-woven border to simple linen shifts, […]

22 March 20188 minutes to read

There are many embroidery stitches out there

Learn to Sew These Simple Embroidery Stitches For Beginners

Basic Embroidery Stitches and Techniques for Beginners The reason embroidery is not simply colourful plain sewing is that is uses more than the three or four stitches of hand sewing. Most embroidery stitches are decorative in their own right, while others best show off their advantages when colouring in a surface on a motif. Simple […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Some basic embroidery tools.

What Embroidery Materials do I Need in My Sewing Kit?

The Beginners Embroidery Kit: What Supplies Do You Need? Embroidery is a technique that allows you to create designs with needle and thread. People have been decorating their clothing and household linen with embroidery for thousands of years, and though today machine embroidery has taken over the decoration of cloth objects and knitting and crochet […]

22 March 20189 minutes to read

Read sewing blogs and magazines to learn to sew fast.

Learn How to Sew with Your Sewing Machine

Take Sewing Classes to Learn to Use your Sewing Machine One has to look out for engineers: they begin with the sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb. Marcel Pagnol (1895-1974). Buying a good sewing machine to learn how to sew can be quite expensive, but if in addition to releasing overflowing creative […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Find a sewing teacher online with Superprof.

Sewing Tutorials for Finding the Perfect Needles

Use the Right Needles thanks to our Online Sewing Lessons I am not a couturier, I am a craftsman, a maker of happiness. Yves Saint-Laurent (1936-2008). According to one of the greatest fashion designers in history, learning to sew, provided one has a good sewing machine, is just the ticket to well-being and happiness. Acquiring […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Find tutors online with Superprof to refine your sewing skills.

Sewing Lessons for Sewing Patterns

Make Your Own Sewing Pattern with our Online Sewing Classes The practice has become fashionable in recent years following the success of TV shows the Great British Sewing Bee and the Great Interior Design Challenge. In 2016 a survey of 1,438 Britons revealed one in four 18-30 year-olds have given sewing a go in the […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Find new ways to learn how to sew

Sewing Help: Resources For Learning How To Sew

What Resources Are There To Help You With Your Sewing Courses? “The seamstress’s needle pecks like a fastidious chicken.” - Jules Renard With the progress of industrialisation, sewing machines have replaced human hands at the needle for over a century - and now robotics are making ever greater progress. Though the young, soon-to-be saint Joan […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Become a tailor or dressmaker.

The Best Sewing Courses to Learn To Sew Professionally

Take Dressmaking Classes at These Prestigious Sewing Schools Do you want to take a course specifically aimed at teaching professional-level dressmaking skills? Or do you want to perfect your sewing skills and make your hobby into a profession? You will need to find a good tailoring or dressmaking school and sign up for a sewing […]

22 March 20186 minutes to read

Modern sewing lessons are online and free.

The Best Sewing Blogs for Learning How To Sew

Learning To Sew: The Best Sewing Blogs and Tutorials Online More and more people rely on the Internet and can’t do without. In the past, manual crafts were learned from family or the community - think of the monks who would learn illumination or calligraphy, or manual crafts that were transmitted from father to son […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Step by step sewing tutorials for crafts projects.

Reading Materials for Learning How to Sew

Learn How To Sew with Books and Tutorials Looking for an effective and interactive way of learning how to sew? There is a lot to be said for the digital revolution. The 21st century - the beginning of a third millennium that opened with the Internet already omnipresent - allows anyone with a connection to […]

22 March 20187 minutes to read

Download sewing patterns rather than make your own

Why Learn How To Sew With Sewing Patterns?

Use Sewing Patterns As A Beginner to Learn to Sew “Sewing is the Queen of the world.” - Pindare And those who practise sewing, with their clever hands, are the princes and princesses of the human world. You have already taken sewing lessons - from your mother, from friends, from online sewing classes or official […]

22 March 20186 minutes to read

Find a sewing teacher online to learn sewing.

Sewing Tutorials for Making Progress with Learning to Sew

Online Sewing Classes for Perfecting your Technique "Really I don't dislike to cook, but what you cook is eaten so quickly. When you sew, you have something that will last to show for your efforts." Elizabeth Travis Johnson Just like picking up your granny's cooking tips, what could be more beneficial and motivational for a […]

22 March 20188 minutes to read

Sewing Lessons are For Everyone

Would you like to save money while also making your own unique style?

Learning to sew is both practical and an interesting way to express your creativity. Anyone can learn to sew!

It’s never too late to learn; as long as your hands can hold a needle and thread, you can learn to sew.

So Why Should You Learn to Sew?

  • To express your creativity
  • To save money
  • To be more green
  • To meet people

Now you’re ready to learn how to sew!