Ever dreamed of making your own clothes? It’s a fantastic way of creating your own style and saving money at the same time. With lots of independent sewing patterns on the market as well as gorgeous fabrics, there really hasn’t been a better time to have a go. Julie Bonnar from The Pattern Pages shares some tips for absolute beginners.

From selecting patterns and fabrics to choosing a machine and other sewing tools, this beginner's guide will help you get started immediately. Go to for the complete article.