Made To Sew's Free Beginner's Sewing Course

Made To Sew: Free Beginner Sewing Series

Learn how to sew with the lovely Aneka Truman from Made to Sew in her free video series! Aneka’s free sewing for beginners video series assists  those who have “never sewn a stitch” learn how to use a sewing machine. In this sewing series, you can learn how to thread the machine, wind a bobbin, how to deal with … [ Read More at SWN! ]

capsule wardrobe sewing with alisa shay

15 Free Basic Sewing Patterns for a Capsule Wardrobe with Alisa Shay

  Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shares fifteen free sewing patterns for a basic capsule wardrobe that you can make yourself with beautiful fabrics.  Alisa also offers some very good suggestions for altering, lengthening, shortening, and customizing these basic garments to suit your own style, the seasons, and your budget. Make sure you subscribe to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Shirt Yoke with the Burrito Method - Stitchless TV

Learn How to Sew a Shirt Yoke with the Burrito Method – Stitchless TV

This garment sewing technique, demonstrated by Tree from StitchlessTV, is ideal for creating a clean, professional finish on the inside of your #memade shirts.   Watch the free video to see how this is done:       More at SWN:                        Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

4 Fabrics to Make the Perfect Pair of Shorts

Fabrics for Making Summer Shorts with Inside the Hem

Watch this free video to learn about four different fabrics that Lindsey from Inside the Hem, recommends for sewing your next pair of favorite #memade shorts!  Shorts are worn just about everywhere and sewn with a variety of fabrics. Woven fabrics such as twill, bottom-weight, mid-weight, denim, chambray, challis, rayon, cotton duck, cotton dobby, and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Design and Sew a Sporty Skirt with a Comfortable Ribbed Waistband - Angela Wolf

Sew a Sporty Skirt with a Comfortable Ribbed Waistband – Angela Wolf

Watch this free video tutorial from Angela Wolf and learn how to convert an A-line skirt and turn it into a sporty skirt with a comfortable ribbed waistband. This is a great tutorial for beginner sewers.  Angela Wolf shows how to pattern-hack her Kate skirt pattern into a sporty style adding a ribbed waistband. You … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a classic tank top sewn in a linen cotton blend fabric.

Beginner Sewing: Sew a Summer Tank Top

Learn how to sew this simple tank top in this free sewing tutorial for beginners from Farmhouse on Boone. Basic sewing skills, and a yard and a half of fabric are all we need to start stitching this basic top.  These tops can be worn all year round in all climates as part of a layered … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Grow Along Sewing Patterns for Kids

$ave Money Over and Over with “Grow Along” Sewing Patterns for Kids

Getting the very most for your money when it comes to kid’s clothing is as important as the books they will read and the games they will play while wearing garments sewn to last. When my babies were little, they wore incredible clothing sewn by their grandmothers, who were/are proficient sewers in their own right.  … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Summer Sewing Projects and Tutorials for Backyard Living - Free Video Series

Summer Sewing for the Backyard, Cottage, Patio, or Porch – Free Video Series

  Make outdoor living more comfortable and beautiful no matter where you are, with these free video tutorials that show us how to sew simple soft furnishings, umbrellas, shades, chairs, lounges, hammocks, grill covers, and more.  Sew your new patio on a budget and upcycle your materials, or invest in Sunbrella which *IS* the best … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fat Quarter Pop Up Sewing Pattern

Spring Storage Buckets Sewing Projects

  Today we want to showcase two sewing resources offering the how-to’s to make these fun spring-loaded storage buckets. The first is a free written sewing tutorial from the folks at BadSkirt, and the second is a designer pattern from the Fat Quarter Gypsy and two videos that demonstrate the bucket being constructed.  Combine the … [ Read More at SWN! ]