stitching basics: know before you sew

Learning to sew can be very exciting for a young artist as the possibilities of what can be created are endless. What might prove frustrating are the little things, like threading a needle, tying a knot, and untangling a mess of thread. Learning these basics make for a pleasant and successful sewing experience. For that reason, all those techniques are explained in this section. Come back to this information frequently as it is referenced often in the labs to come.

threading a needle

Threading a needle is how all sewing starts! It is the act of putting thread, yarn, or embroidery floss into the eye or the opening of the needle. If the eye is big, this can be accomplished by simply sliding the thread into ...

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