Welcome again to Back to Basics!

In our 2nd feature of this brand new blog segment, we’re super excited to share with you Sewing 101, With Hayley Smith from Craft Yourself Silly. In Back to Basics, we will have a special guest showing you amazing tutorials, top tips and more! Whether you’re new to crafting or a seasoned crafter, this is a blog that we hope will inspire you to try a brand new craft or try a simple technique you may have forgotten. This month, we’ve got the lovely Hayley Smith from Craft Yourself Silly showing you all some sewing fundamentals in this short video series.

Scissors, Scissors, Scissors

Firstly, we wanted to take some time to talk about the importance of scissors, and what each of them are meant for, check out the video below to see what Hayley’s advice is to you!

Thread Choices

Next up, choosing the right thread for you! Each type of thread serves a different purpose. Join Hayley as she describes the various reasons to use 3 of the most popular thread choices.

Setting up Your Sewing Machine

Now, one of the most important things to get right is setting up your sewing machine! We’ve found that one of the most common hurdles people come up against is the initial setting up of their beloved machines. We know this can seem like a daunting task, but fear not, Hayley is here to show you just how to do it correctly!

We hope these top tips have you helped you in your way of becoming the next sewing superstar! Stay tuned for future tips where we’ll be covering Sewing Machine Tension, and also changing your Needles.

Check out Craft Yourself Silly here!

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