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Keep the list on an open tab then come back here to start shopping if you want to shop online. If you prefer to shop in a store, print out pages 3 & 4 from the download (or take a photo with your phone) and bring it with you.

Now that you have seen Stitch Clinic’s recommended Shopping List for the Beginner Hand Sewer, here are some links to make it easy to get started:

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There are some other useful items listed here in addition to the actual shopping list, take a look. There may also be two or more options per item. These are better and best recommendations, choose based on your budget and comfort level with the tools… and you can never have too many spools of thread, needles or straight pins)

If you don’t know what these things are, you can see in more detail here and here.

Thread
Coats & Clark Dual Duty All Purpose ThreadBuy it now at Joann
Guterman Sew All Polyester ThreadBuy it now at Joann
Coats & Clark Dual Duty All Purpose ThreadBuy it now on Amazon
Hand Needles
Dritz Assorted Craft Needles – BETTERBuy it now on Amazon
Buy it now at Joann
Dritz Assorted Hand Needles – BESTBuy it now on Amazon
Dritz Needle Puller – Great for tired or weak hands. I love these!Buy it now on Amazon
Seam Rippers
Dritz – Small Seam Ripper, Ergonomic Design with Protective Cap – BETTERBuy it now on Amazon
Dritz – Large Ergonomic Seam Ripper – BESTBuy it now on Amazon
Rotary Cutters
OLFA RTY-3/G 60mm Straight Handle Rotary Cutter – BETTERBuy it now on Amazon
Olfa Deluxe Rotary Cutter – BESTBuy it now on Amazon
Scissors/Shears (to read more, see this post)
Fiskars – 8″ RazorEdge Easy Action Fabric Shears for Tabletop Cutting – BETTERBuy it now on Amazon
Gingher – 8″ Knife Edge Dressmaker’s Shears – BESTBuy it now on Amazon
Fiskars 8″ Razor Edge Scissors Softgrip – MULTI-PURPOSEBuy it now at Joann
Straight Pins (to learn more, see this post)
Dritz Flat No-Melt Flower Head Straight Pins – BETTERBuy it now on Amazon
Iris Swiss Pins – BESTBuy it now at Joann
Marking Pen/Pencil
Dritz Purple Disappearing Ink Pen – BETTER – my favorite for dotsBuy it now on Amazon
Madam Sew Chalk Fabric Marker – BEST – great for long lines on multiple types of fabricBuy it now on Amazon
Seam Gauge
Dritz 14-in-1 Measuring Gauge – BETTERBuy it now on Amazon
Dritz Sliding Marker Sewing Gauge – BESTBuy it now on Amazon
Tape Measure
Soft Fabric Tape MeasureBuy it now on Amazon
Retractable Soft Tape MeasureBuy it now at Joann
Fabric
Look at Fabric from the Fat Quarter ShopBug Fabric from the Fat Quarter Shop

I will be adding more things for this shopping list over time.

Please use the links above to also look for additional items you need once on the Joann or Amazon websites.

Have a question? Feel free to email me at [email protected].

DISCLOSURE: THIS POST/PAGE MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING I MAY GET A COMMISSION IF YOU DECIDE TO MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH MY LINKS, AT NO COST TO YOU. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE PAGE FOR MORE INFO.

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