Stable woven fabrics like cotton poplins are great for beginners. They come in a wide variety of colours and prints and are good for easy projects like cushions and bags.
Cotton lawns are perfect for dressmaking as they feel luxurious and have a good amount of drape but are easy to handle.
Our range of Spanish cottons are our top pick for beginner dressmakers as they are easy to work with, lovely to wear and come in a great variety of designs.
We’ve also got an archive of sewing tutorials, blog posts and videos to help you get started.