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The Sewing Knowledgebase is a collection of links as well as external sewing websites categorized by most commonly used topics.

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The Knowledgebase is a collection of helpful articles, message board topics, chat transcripts and articles, reviews, external links categorized by most commonly used topics.

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Beginners corner
  29 Records, Last updated on 4/2/12 11:57 AM
   External Link General Tutorial on sewing with a Janome
Includes a video on how to use a variety of feet
   External Link How to buy a sewing machine in today's market
A very helpful article
   External Link Sewers Drivers Ed
Download a PDF file of A Threads article on sewing mechanics, on-line courtesy of Illinois School Distric U46
   External Link Easy-Fit, Easy-to-Make Suede Pants
For your first leather garment, try this comfortable, contemporary pattern (Beginners)
   External Link Sewing Shortcuts (PDF)
PDF file from New Mexico State University on making your sewing faster
   External Link Thread's Learn To Sew
Download a PDF file covering some of the basics, on line courtesy of Illinois School District U46
   Message Board Facings
How to get facings to behave.
   Message Board Absolute beginner's shopping list
A useful list of supplies for the beginner
   Message Board What should I sew first?
This thread talks about getting started sewing, and covers a fair amount of ground: patterns, books, practice, ....
   External Link Do-It-Yourself Fashionsita 101
An guide to starting by Erica Bunker
   Message Board Wear what you make!
A discussion on a common fear of new sew-ers
   Message Board How do I learn to sew without wasting money?
A discussion on learning to sew
   External Link Sewopaedia
Definitions of various sewing terms
   Message Board How to find sewing lessons
Other Pattern Review members give tips on finding classes to learn how to sew.
   Newsletter Article No time to sew
An article by Deepika
   Message Board Choosing patterns by high bust measurements
How do I do this?
   Message Board How much fabric do I need?
Fabric Stashing
   Message Board Dumb newbie question: seams 9/6/03
   Message Board Extreme newbie 9/6/03
   Message Board Fitting Patterns
How to get started
   Message Board Good Patterns for Beginners 9/6/03
   Message Board High bust measurement
Choosing right pattern size
   Message Board Learning to sew 9/6/03
   Message Board Please recommend a pattern 9/6/03
   Message Board Serger reference book for a novice 9/6/03
   Message Board Where do i start?
I'm hesitant to start sewing for myself!
   Message Board working on pants
need a walkthrough
   Review Advanced Search for Beginner patterns 9/6/03
   Message Board Burda 3216
uneven hem problem

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