Sewing Kit Essentials for Window Treatments and Slipcovers

Part of the Window Treatments and Slipcovers For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Having a well-stocked sewing kit makes your slipcover or window treatment project go smoothly. Regardless of the degree of difficulty for your project, stock your sewing kit with the following tools so you're prepared:

  • Butcher paper or pattern paper

  • Cloth tape measure

  • Colored pencils

  • Dressmaker's shears (for cutting fabric only)

  • Extra long straight pins

  • Hand-sewing needles

  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

  • Iron-on adhesive tape such as Stitch Witchery

  • Retractable metal tape measure

  • Regular scissors (for trimming threads and cutting paper)

  • Ruler or L-square

  • Seam ripper

  • Sewing machine needles

  • Tailor's chalk

  • 2-inch safety pins

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