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Where can I learn to sew?

likeitaloud

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It's kind of annoying of asking someone to do it every time.

I only want to know the basics like how to sew a button, hem pants, let out pants etc.

Any good free resources?
 

lee_44106

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Sew buttons is very easy. Ask Andy has a section by Alex Kabbaz about how to sew a beautiful button with shank.

As far as hemming pants and all that, you can probably take a sewing class from the local shops that sells sewing machines.
 

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most fabric stores have sewing classes. some high schools have evening classes.
if you speak to the instructor and discuss what it is you wish to learn, i am sure that a course could be "tailored" for you.
 

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Move to China and work in a sweatshop.

TT
 

HORNS

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I learned from my mom.

This is a good question, though, because hemming something up or repairing a piece of clothing on your own is, to me at least, very gratifying. Kind of a zen to it - like polishing shoes.
 

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