To finish off any sewing project, you need to have certain tools and notions that allow you to have a professional finish. The tools below are items that although aren’t completely necessary, do give your sewing a more professional appearance, along with making the process a lot easier.
These hooks and loop dots are very handy to have around when sewing. The adhesive on the backs of them are incredibly strong and can be used in a number of ways around the home, but especially when it comes to sewing.
These sticky dogs can be removed and reused a number of times and the durable fabric doesn’t wear easily. They are made from nylon and polyester and are made to last. With a pack of 500, you won’t be needing to repurchase them anytime soon.
Another must-have when it comes to sewing projects are adhesive strips that can be used for a variety of different purposes. This particular adhesive bond is heat activated so it’s ideal for reinforcing parts of clothing like waistbands, hemlines, or adding trims to garments. All you need to do is use the iron on the steam setting to activate the bond.
Machine embroidery tends to use thicker layers of thread, it’s necessary to have fabric that has stabilizer backing. This will help the design look flattering on the fabric but also helps maintain the fabric while working on it.
Although they are pretty thin so you can tear them in any direction, they are high quality and you get 100 8” x 8” pre-cut pieces in this bundle.
Tweezers are something that you’ll understand quite quickly are a necessity when it comes to using sewing machines. Tweezers make it so much easier to get multiple threads through the looper or also through the needle. They are also great to easily pick up embellishments or tiny accessories.
These tweezers are specifically curved at the tip to work great with sewing machines and threading.
Chalk is popularly used in sewing to create clear and legible temporary markings on your fabric. Having a range of different color chalk is great to differentiate different markings on your fabric. This triangular shape in this 10 piece pack is great so that you can hold comfortably, but use the thin edge to mark as accurate and as precise as needed.
Safety pins are a staple in the sewing world and you never know when you’re going to need one. This is why it’s great to have a lot on hand, especially different sized ones. These premium safety pins are of great quality and are rust-resistant. This pack has a variety of different safety pins with a case to keep them all easily organized.
Nothing is worse than when you tear a piece of fabric. This fabric adhesive is a non-toxic way to quickly mend fabric or leather powerfully together. It’s also amazing because it won’t glue your hands together, but works extremely well for fabrics. This makes it great for cleaning up after any spills.
How it works is it creates this powerful flexible hold by getting in between the pores of the fabric and deposits in there. While in there, it creates a moveable reinforced bond which allows the fabric to act how it was before it was damaged.
This 2-pack of Titanium Non-Stick Craft Scissors are specifically used for cutting fabric and should only be used for that. The reason why you shouldn’t use your craft scissors for other uses is that it will make them blunter and will not work as well for cutting the fabric.
These scissors are of great quality and specifically made for fabric. With two pairs, they should last you a really long time.
Just like the sticky witchery, this VELCO Sticky Back Strips can be used for a variety of different things. They’re water-resistant which makes them suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. It’s an extremely powerful adhesive that can also handle a bit of weight as well. We recommend just getting a pack to keep on-hand.