Sewing tools, such as needles, pins, and pincushions were an essential part of the wedding trousseau of the European bride till the 17th century.
Known to be one of the oldest arts, sewing is the fundamental underlying process associated with embroidery, tapestry, quilting and patchwork. A skill that had been passed down from generations, is slowly catching the fancy of the fashion-conscious youth. Being equipped with the skill is a boon as it allows implementing ideas that otherwise brew in the mind.
While it takes practice to master the art of neat hand stitching, many find the technique of hand sewing to be relaxing and satisfying. Before you learn the skill itself, you need to get acquainted with the tools used to sew pieces of fabric together.
Inside the Sewing Kit You Will Find ...
Fabric detailing requires the use of different needles, which is why you need to keep a pack of machine needles with you.
Apart from the tools that go into the sewing kit, you also need to have an ironing board, and an iron to give you crisp seams and folds. Stocking up on sewing pattern books is as essential as gathering all the tools especially for the beginner.