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sewing: Supplies

Introduction to our sewing machines. how to thread sewing machines, how to sew

Getting Started

Getting Started

Below are basic sewing supplies.

The Library has a basic sewing kit and an 11 x 17" self-healing cutting board available for check out at the Library's Services Desk.

Cutting Tools

Cutting tools

Shears (scissors used to cut fabric)

Snips (small sharp tipped scissors to trim threads)

Seam ripper

Rotary cutter

Sewing Tools

Sewing tools

Machine seam guide (helps keep your fabric at a constant distance from the needle)


Pin Cushion

Hand-sewing Needles

Needle Threader

Pressing Tools and Marking Supplies

Pressing Supplies


Ironing Board or Pressing Board

Marking Supplies

Painter's Tape

Seam Guage

Fabric Marking Pen or Pencil

Flexible Tape Measure