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Sewing Warriors and “Maskforces” Worldwide – Sewing Enthusiasts Help to Fight Covid_19

Sewing enthusiasts world-wide do their part to help fight the Corona virus war! e want to share some positive news articles and videos that showcase some of the many efforts that the sewing communities all over the world have made to fight the Corona virus at home. Donating to hospitals charities and nursing homes will assist those who have a higher risk of contracting and spreading this highly contagious virus. Dr. Oz also has some very practical thoughts and advice about wearing face masks to stop the spread. Worth watching!

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Face Mask Sewing Tutorials + Printable Patterns

With the recent outbreaks of the corona virus (Covid_19), people have realized the benefits to wearing face masks when out in public spaces, whether grocery shopping or commuting to work. The following video playlist of free mask sewing tutorials will not show you how to make an N-95 mask. However, it may help you and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing Winter Clothes - Free Tutorials and ePatterns

Sewing Winter Clothes – Over 20 Projects for a Cozier Winter

Over twenty different sewing projects for winter garments and accessories from some of the very best sewing personalities online. Recommendations for free patterns…

Thrifty, Eco-Friendly, Last-Minute Gifts to Sew with Gingercake

Thrifty, Eco-Friendly, Last-Minute Gifts to Sew with Gingercake

Virginia Lindsay from Gingercake shares four eco-friendly sewing projects to stitch and give as useful last minute gifts this Christmas. Virginia used recycled textiles such as simple cottons and vintage bed sheets to make her pretty table napkins…

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Sew a Twist Top and Harem Pants with Zoe DIY

Learn to sew a front twist top developed from a very basic pattern! Zoe DIY shares another fabulous set of sewing video tutorials for sewing a casual twist top and harem pants. Comfortable garments and a fun sewing project using two-way stretch fabric. Twist Top Sewing Tutorial: Advertisement Learn to sew harem-style pants developed from … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn How to Sew Bohemian Booties with Amanda Herring

Learn How to Sew Bohemian Booties with Amanda Herring

A free video tutorial series from Riley Blake Designs featuring Amanda Herring and her awesome Bohemian Booties sewing project.

Vogue Simplicity McCalls Fall Garment Sewing Pattern Reviews and Impressions for 2019 - Inside the Hem

Fall 2019 Garment Sewing Pattern Reviews and Impressions – Inside the Hem

Lindsey from Inside The Hem shares her first impressions and reviews of all of the garment sewing patterns from Vogue, Simplicity and McCalls for autumn 2019…

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body.  To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line.  Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape! 

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Sew An “Urban” Hair Scrunchie – with Lorrie Nunemaker

Lorrie Nunemaker shares her free PDF sewing pattern download and an instructional video tutorial to show us how easy it is to sew one of her “Urban Scrunchies” for keeping long hair secured and out of your face…