The Aurelia Cardigan - Beginner Sewing With Knits

The Aurelia Cardigan – Beginner Sewing With Knit Fabrics

The Aurelia cardigan sewing pattern from Sew Liberated is a very simple sewing project that can be stitched on a regular sewing machine. The sewing instructions offer a wonderful guide with helpful tips for sewing with knit fabrics. Sew What’s New also has an informative post on sewing ruffles, gathers, pleats, flounces, etc., here if … [ Read More at SWN! ]

modern-bargello-style-quilt

Sew an EASY Modern Bargello Style Quilt

Stephanie from Quilt Addicts Anonymous shares a modern bargello-style quilt pattern called Frequency that looks complicated, but is actually very easy and FUN to sew, even for beginner sewers.  This quilt features small pieces, but it comes together quickly because it is entirely strip pieced! Once you sew your fabric tubes together, you are practically … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn How to Sew a Glasses Case with a Hidden Surprise

Learn How to Sew a Glasses Case with a Hidden Surprise

A fantastic free video sewing tutorial from Sew Very Easy.  This is a great scrap-busting sewing project! Laura Coia shows us how she sewed this unique eyeglass case with an extra bonus that you will love.  This is a confident beginner sewing project that anyone can try.  Wonderful gift idea! Watch now: SewVeryEasy is hosted … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Memento Tops - Thoughtful Fashion Garment Upcycling with Londa Rohlfing

Memento Tops – Thoughtful Upcycling with Londa Rohlfing

Londa Rohlfing demonstrates how she redesigns and sews unique refashioned tops using men’s knit shirts in this free episode from It’s Sew Easy, a PBS show, Series 1600. Follow along and learn how to utilize knit tops, woven shirts, lace, neckties, and fabric to create your very own one-of-a-kind (OOAK) tops! Sewing Memento Tops with … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Gathered Tier Skirt Sewing Tutorial by Paige Handmade

Sew Easy Gathered Skirt for Spring and Summer with Paige Handmade

Paige from Paige Handmade shows us how she sews one of the simplest, easiest skirts you can stitch, but with one extra detail that elevates it.  This fun skirt with an elastic waistband and a gathered tier is so versatile and easy to wear – because it can be made in any length and with so many different fabrics…

transformation sewing challenge project

My Own Transformation Challenge

We just had The Great British Sewing Bee Series 5, and this year’s winner was the youngest yet at 33. Sadly the BBC just archive all these series, so you never get to see them again if you missed them when the aired. So sad, I would have bought them all on DVD if they … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Stitch Greeting Cards from Mini Quilts with Man Sewing

Stitch Greeting Cards from Mini Quilts

Rob Appell, the host of Man Sewing shows us how he stitched unique greeting cards out of mini/tiny quilts and Keepsake Frame Cards…