Learning to sew is actually very easy - particularly with pattydoo! To accompany the detailed tutorials that come with our patterns and our video tutorials, that show step for step how to complete projects, we also have a collection of Tips and Tricks.
The full collection of tips and tricks from the German site can be found here. We are working to translate as much as possible to English; please do let us know if you have a specific request and we can prioritise it.
As you start sewing it can be hard to keep on top of all the terminology that is used in patterns and tutorials. But help is at hand! You will find detailed descriptions of common sewing terms in our Sewing Dictionary, which will be regularly updated and expanded. If you come across a term that you think should be in our dictionary then just drop us a line and we'll write a description and add it!
A simple project for beginners is our free 'Susie' cosmetics bag. The bag has a zip and the accompanying video tutorial will guide you through exactly how to insert it, so do not fear!