April Showers - Learn How to Sew a Raincoat with Pretty Prudent

April Showers – Learn How to Sew a Raincoat with Pretty Prudent

A quick sewing project for confident beginners! Instead of an intermediate structured raincoat project, this lined swing style coat makes a simple sewing project. Using the principles demonstrated in the tutorial, you can make this raincoat any size.  Cotton laminate can go in the washer and dryer, or better yet – can be simply wiped clean.  If you haven’t … [ Read More at SWN! ]

plan b spring summer jacket sewing pattern

Spring and Summer Jacket | Free Sewing Pattern from PlanB

A free digital sewing pattern by Anna Evers of Plan B for an unlined jacket for warm weather months. This jacket was designed to be worn with Anna’s skinny leg pants that she also shares a free pattern to sew!  I have included a link to the pants pattern below as well.  Anna suggests stitching … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing with Denim Fabric - A Free Video Series

Sewing with Denim Fabric

A free and very informative video series about sewing with denim! Denim is a sturdy cotton fabric that is made with a twill weave or plain weave. Other denim variations include sateen which usually has a blend of cotton/polyester. Denim is available in many different weights and some even incorporate Spandex to provide stretch. Denim … [ Read More at SWN! ]

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew at SWN

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew

A fantastic sewing video series from Made to Sew that answers some of those “what is..?” questions that many sewing enthusiasts share! Nine quick videos and great information for sewers of all skill levels. Visit Made to Sew!   More at SWN: Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Nine Free Tutorials for Sewing Journal, Notepad, and Book Covers

Nine Free Tutorials for Sewing Journal, Notepad, and Book Covers

Nine of the best free sewing tutorials for sewing notebooks, journals and simple book covers. Find the method, style and skill level you want from this free sewing video series we have curated for you. Simply hit the play button to watch the the first video within the series, scroll through the playlist for more … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

A free video series discussing sewing terminology: This is a free video series of three short videos with Evelyn Wood, where she discusses all of the mystery sewing terminology that you want to know! Evelyn’s wants you to learn to speak dressmaker. Watch these three free videos and you will be surprised with what you might … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Half Circle Pouch or Bag

3 Free Half-circle Zippered Pouch Sewing Tutorials

Three free sewing tutorials for three different half-circle zipper pouches!   1. Single Scoop Zippered Half-Circle Quilted Pouch Sewing Video Tutorial from Fat Quarter Shop   A not-so-sugar-free video sewing tutorial for a half-circle quilted zippered pouch from the Fat Quarter Shop featuring the Boardwalk Delight fabric line from Art Gallery Fabrics. There is also … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Shirt Makeovers from MondbergTV

Shirt Makeovers – Upcycling Shirts Video Series from MondbergTV

  Seven free sewing videos and seven styles from Lara at MondbergTV!  Lara inspires us and demonstrates how she transforms a simple shirt into a one-of-a-kind garment.  Going south to escape winter and want to take some unique tops to enjoy the sunshine in?  One of these seven sewing videos is sure to give you a few … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing with faux fur - winter mittens and hat lessons.

Sewing Winter Accessories with Faux Fur

  Learn how to sew a pair of these cozy, soft fleece mittens and a winter hat with a faux fur lining!  OFS shows us how they stitched these toasty-warm winter accessories and shares their free video lesson  with us. These warm mittens make excellent gifts for both kids and adults, or sew a pair … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Back to School Sewing for Kids

Back-to-School Sewing for Kids – 9 Free Projects

This free sewing series includes topics such as measuring and fitting children, upcycling projects, simple DIY tutorials and sewing a complete pattern.  Whatever your skill level or time available you’ll be sure to sew some fun and comfortable clothing for back to school! More back to school projects at SWN: Save Money with Back to … [ Read More at SWN! ]