Let us guide you through the ultimate beginners journey to patchwork & quilting. Here we'll provide you with a list of the sewing essentials and necessities you'll need to help you along your journey, as well as a video tutorial with Yvonne McAtamney from Village Fabrics. You may want to consider alternative brands to what we have picked out for you or you may wish to try a different kit? You should begin with a simple project. A selection of which can be found on www.SewingStreet.com. Parts 2, 3 & 4 of this particular tutorial can be found below. Don't forget to send us a snap of your finished item via one of our social media channels or fan page. . . HAPPY SEWING! ✂-----

BEGINNERS START HERE, YOU WILL NEED...

ELNA 450

SEWING MACHINE

We've pulled out the Elna 450ex here but other machines are available, which offer different features and benefits.

VILLAGE FABRICS

TABLE RUNNER KIT

You'll receive all the fabrics plus the instructions.

ROTARY CUTTER

ROTARY CUTTER

Pictured is a 45mm rotary cutter. Rotary cutters come in different brands & sizes.

CUTTING MAT

CUTTING MAT

Pick up a sensible sized cutting mat for your crafting to save damaging your work tops.

RULER

QUILTERS RULER

Grab hold of a quilters ruler for those finer measurements to make sure your cutting is spot on!

NON -SLIP RULER

NON-SLIP RULER

A smaller ruler for measuring straight edges with less over hang than a quilting ruler.

MINI IRON

MINI IRON

Irons are available in all shapes and sizes. We've picked this one out as its great for patchwork.

SCISSORS

SCISSORS

Always worth keeping a set of trusty scissors near by. Make sure they stay sharp to avoid pulling on the fabric.

TUTORIALS CONTINUED

Yvonne Mctamney

THANK YOU YVONNE

From all of the team of people here at Sewing Street!
See more of Yvonne's designs here...