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How to Use a Sewing Machine: A Guide to Sewing Machines

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Dec 15, 2021 • 7 min read

Whether you’ve got plans to become an expert quilter or just want to work through a few basic sewing patterns, sewing can be a fun and rewarding hobby; however, it can also seem daunting in the beginning. Before you make your first stitch, learn the basics, including how to use a sewing machine and set it up properly.