If you want to start learning how to sew, the best way to begin is by trying a few simple projects. Here are three great tutorials that will help you to learn the basics, all while creating cute and functional crafts that you can use afterward!
Brigitte Headscarf [Tilly and the Buttons]
This colorful project from sewing blog Tilly and the Buttons provides all of the instructions that you’ll need to create a wearable headscarf with retro ‘50s appeal. You choose the fabric in colors and patterns of your choice, then simply follow the step-by-step instructions to topstitch the scarf.
Makeup Pouch [Noodlehead]
If you’re looking for a sewing tutorial that’s slightly more complex, you’ll love this cute makeup pouch from the blog Noodlehead. You can use any type of scrap fabric that you have lying around, and in this tutorial, you’ll even learn how to sew on a zipper.
Valentine’s Day Ruffled Tea Towel [craftaholicsanonymous.net]
Not just for February 14, this adorable tea towel makes the perfect gift for a loved one or decoration for your own home. It features multiple layers of fabric that you’ll attach using a tool called a ruffler foot, as well as a towel leash to keep it securely in place.