Making pasta is easier than you think. Take some flour, eggs and mix it all together to form a dough. There is more technic involved especially when rolling out the dough.
Here are some great guides to help you when making fresh pasta.
America's Test Kitchen give a great explaination on making pasta and the tradeoffs involved. It is easier today to get the right type of four for making pasta, specifically the Top '00' flour. See links below.
The classic way of making pasta by Gennaro. Gennaro uses the tipo '00' four along with Duram Wheat Semolina four which you can get below.