Learn to Sew: Wish List Supplies
Updated: Jun 14
These are sewing supplies we love and think are a great addition to your basic sewing supplies. These have more specific uses but we find very helpful in sewing children's clothing. Find all of these products on our website.
24" ruler — acrylic ruler allows you to see through as you cut fabric along bias, or other straight edges.
Awl — a tool that helps with detailed work such as shaping edges, feeding fabric into sewing machine or untying threads.
Best Press light spray starch — scent-free spray starch. There’s no flaking, clogging, or white residue on dark fabrics.
Cutting Mat — a rectangular piece of durable material, such as vinyl or rubber, used as a measurement tool and a surface for cutting with a rotary cutter.
Nana’s Heirloom Soak — a product to clean fine heirloom garments. Removes age spots, stains, and yellowing and doesn’t contain bleach.
Rotary cutter — is typically used in quilting and goes along with a rotary mat. You can cut multiple layers of fabric materials all at the same time. It is also very useful to use with a straight edge when cutting bias and smaller straight pieces.
Scissors — Embroidery have thin, sharp tip that is recommended for an accurate and safe cutting of threads at the back a project. They are generally small in size, and its length ranges between 3-6 inches long.
Dressmaker shears have a long blade making them ideal for cutting out fabric. The most useful length is 7" — 8".
Tailor’s scissors are generally 5" in length and are a great everyday scissor.
Snap Setter and Snaps — install grippers beautifully each time .
Stuff-It — helps create crisp collars and edges. Rounded tip protects fabric from snags or tears during stuffing.
Solvy — increases stitch support, and tears away so it is not visible on your final product.
Tensister’s Piping Tool — piping ruler with grooves for four different seam allowances that helps you trim your piping.
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