Basic Sewing Tools
For most basic projects you attempt to do, you will need one or all the tools and equipment shown here. You may also decide to use some other tools that are available but is not listed here. The key items that you need on hand are needles, pins, a tape measure and ruler, some marking implements, dressmaker’s shears, and sewing scissors. The choice of marker depends on personal preference and the type of fabric you are using Tools such as a flexible curve and adjustable seam gauge will be useful far specific measuring tasks that you may have to carry out. A regular tape measure is recommended for accurate body measurements or when measuring pieces furniture. Use a ruler for measuring on hard surface. You will also need an iron and iron board for pressing garment as you work.