2. Decide which area would you really want to pursue. Once you have decided whether you will be sewing by hand or by machine, the next step is to determine what will you be sewing. The most common thing that needs sewing is for making clothes. But, it can also be used in creating other items such as shoes, stuffed toys, curtains, floor mats, tablemats, and others.
3. Consider the fabric to be used for dressmaking. After deciding what will you be sewing, you can now proceed to looking for fabrics that will fit it. For clothing and other personal items, the most common fabrics used are made of cotton because this is hypoallergenic, strong, and easy to work on compared to other types of fabrics. But, you may also opt for other synthetic fabric types for curtains and mates such as wool, silk, satin, and others depending on the type of clothes or items you will be sewing.
4. Collate the patterns to be used for dressmaking. The next step is to choose patterns for your dressmaking project. Dressmaking patterns usually are composed of simple sheets papers that are marked with specific measurements to achieve the proper size and fit for the one who will be using it.
After getting everything mentioned, you can now start you very own sewing project and can even share it to other family members and close friends.