Getting started

Hi there ๐Ÿ‘‹ and welcome to freesewing.org ๐Ÿ™‚
Reading this guide will take about 10 minutes of your time now, to save you a bunch of questions later, and make sure you get the most out of our website.

What we'll explain
  • We'll tell you [what FreeSewing is][1] and [what freesewing.org is][2]
  • We'll tell you about our [made-to-measure sewing patterns][3] and what we mean by [with breasts vs without breasts][4]
  • We'll cover [why you need an account][5] what we mean by [your people][6] or [your patterns][7], and we talk about [measurements][8]
  • We'll go over [how you can configure your patterns][9] with design and pattern options
  • Finally, we'll tell you [where you can get help][10] if you get stuck.

Sounds good? Then let's dive right in:

You don't have to read everything

Feel free to click around to the parts that are most relevant to you. This guide is more reference than story.

[1]: /docs/guide/what/ [2]: /docs/guide/website/ [3]: /docs/guide/mtm/ [4]: /docs/guide/breasts/ [5]: /docs/guide/account/ [6]: /docs/guide/people/ [7]: /docs/guide/patterns/ [8]: /docs/guide/measurements/ [9]: /docs/guide/options/ [10]: /docs/guide/help/