The concept of re-styling and re-fashioning garments is actually not new. Evelyn Wood shares amazing vintage sewing literature that clearly describes how “garment renovating” has been used and has evolved over time…
Angela Wolf, sewing professional, instructor, designer, and author, shares her free sewing video playlist of 45 video tutorials all demonstrating how to alter, combine, refashion, and re-size garments to suit and fit you TODAY.
Johanna Lundström from The Last Stitch shares her best sewing tips and tricks for sewing more efficiently and minimizing the risk of sewing mistakes. Some of these helpful tips will also help you sew faster increasing your production…
Watch Holly Draney and Cindy Cloward of Riley Blake Designs, as they show us how to sew this farmhouse-style USA map pillow. This pillow was made with a natural linen background, coordinated with the Landscape Basics wood-grain fabric print and a light-weight fusible interfacing. A very easy…
Watch this free sewing video from The DIYMommy to learn how easy it is to sew some zero waste food storage wraps for your fridge and your lunch bag to reduce single-use plastic!
I needed a break from dressmaking and also wanted to try using up some of my zipper collection, so I thought I would make a Kismet Trinket Box with a pattern by Sew Sweetness. I have something similar to the large square version which holds my manicure kit, but the zipper is broken so I … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]
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! ]
Back in the 70’s I made this blouse when I was learning dressmaking at school. In those days they only came in one size, and this is a 12. I have been shopping for an open neck blouse like this and have given up, so I thought I could make this one again. However, I … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]