Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham

45 Simple (and free!) Sewing Projects from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham is an exceptionally talented teacher and sewer who shares her projects and techniques in each one of these 45 free sewing videos. These sewing projects are simple and beginner-friendly with a twist of fun!  Join Melanie and become inspired! 45 Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham: How To Make a Fast and Easy Fabric … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Soft Toy  Plushie Sewing for Kids

Soft Toy / Plushie Sewing for Kids!

Isn’t a plushie (soft toy) one of the first projects young sewers usually like to try?  My very first sewing project, by hand, was of a small white kitten-sized cat.  I think I was able to somehow attach all of the limbs and ears, etc.  It was not exactly a beginner sewing project for *anyone* … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sunhat Sun Hat - Daisy Doodle Sun Hat PDF Sewing Pattern

Summer Hat Sewing Tutorial and Pattern Round-Up

How to Sew a Reversible Bucket Hat – Lily & Lina Watch Whitney Sews and learn how to make this Newsboy Cap + Hat Pattern April Cobb spends some time with Cindy from Riley Blake to show how to make a simple reversible sun hat. For the free pattern download click here: http://bit.ly/Ubfxw5 Daisy Doodle Sunhat PDF Sewing … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Six Free Sewing Tutorials: How to Sew Basket Liners

Six Free Sewing Tutorials: How to Sew Basket Liners

How to Sew Your Own Basket Liners 5 Free Video Lessons/Tutorials for You! How to Make a Basket Liner by Sailrite Sew A New Basket Liner Using the Old Basket Liner as a Template by Kandia Haynesworth How to Sew Basket Liners for Better Storage by Matt Fox How To Sew an Upcycled Tank Top Bike Basket Liner – A … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Glam it Yourself! - Treat Your Pup to a New Suitcase Bed

Glam it Yourself! – Treat Your Pup to a New Suitcase Bed

Vintage suitcases are typically sturdy and strong enough to keep everything safe inside. A thrift store suitcase, two yards of fabric and some foam are what you need to make this great suitcase dog bed. Your pooch will love this cozy bed and you, for GIY “glamming it yourself”! Glam it Yourself! – Treat Your Pup to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew Easy Bingo-Inspired Bags - DIY

Sew Fun Bingo-Inspired Bags – Free DIY

Design and sew your own bingo bag If you love bingo and visit halls often to socialize with fellow players, you’re going to love this little project that will make you the envy of your friends. It’s cute, functional, and lets you show the world your support to the oldest game in history that is … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Smartphone Pillow - from SewVeryEasy + 3 Free Patterns

How to Sew a Smartphone Pillow – from SewVeryEasy + 3 Free Patterns

A sewing project that requires very little fabric, also making a fantastic gift idea.  Sit this pillow on a nightstand, end table, kitchen counter, desk, or wherever you need it.  Your phone sits upright where it is easy to see and use. Laura Coia of SewVeryEasy offers this free sewing tutorial to show you how easy … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew Fabric Pumpkins with Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabrics + 7 More Fall Sewing Projects

Sew Fabric Halloween Pumpkins with Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabrics + 7 More Fall Sewing Projects

Follow along with Jen in this free sewing tutorial to learn how to stitch these fun and decorative stuffed Halloween pumpkins that will give your home a warm whimsical style! FREE Cutting Guide: http://bit.ly/ShabbyFabricsFreeDownloads Monogram Shabby Shapes: http://bit.ly/1X2MIzi   More Fabric Pumpkin Projects: Create Pumpkin Mug Rugs for Halloween – Raw Edge Fusible Applique with Leah … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Make Embroidered Baby Burp Cloths from Cloth Diapers!

How to Make Embroidered Baby Burp Cloths from Cloth Diapers!

Stitch a basic flat cloth diaper into a baby burp cloth with just a few simple steps! Burp cloths are a fantastic gift idea to sew for new parents. These sweet burp cloths feature fun fabric prints and cute embroidery embellishments for a unique look.  Creating one-of-a-kind gifts is sew rewarding! Written instructions for this tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]