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! ]

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials   Sew What s New Blog

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials

  Choose a pretty fat quarter or some flannel to make a pair of one-of-a-kind espadrilles or slippers! The basic espadrille shoe is a great casual shoe for all ages. I think they would make very comfortable slippers too. Use the basic techniques demonstrated in the videos below to create espadrille-style slippers while replacing the materials you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag - Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag – Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham created this simple tote with a 20 x 32 piece of sturdy fabric, three yards of one-inch wide cotton webbing,  pins, & coordinating  thread!  Choose some sturdy fabric and follow along to learn how to sew your own basic tote bag!    Sewing Beyond the Basics – Annie’s Online Classes: “Learn how to sew using intermediate-level techniques with this online … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Love Note Pillow Tutorial - Valentine's Day DIY

Sew a Love Note Pillow for Valentine’s Day with iheartstitching

  Supplies: fabric used in this video is by Koko Seki coordinating thread sewing machine 16″ x 16″ pillow form scissors or rotary blade and mat embroidery hoop needle perle cotton or floss water soluble pen or pencil for heart More pillow sewing and quilting projects: Free Valentine’s Day SWN Projects Round-up!  Valentine Heart Coin … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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My Swedish Peg Bag – Klädnyps-strut – in Recycled Denim

I’ve been a bit quiet since I finished my Stow-it-All.  I have delivered the re-modelled hoodie and t-shirt and I was feeling a bit at a loose end.   Then my niece wanted to do another sewing workshop, but couldn’t find anything suitable.  So I said I would do a workshop for her!  I suggested making … [ Read More at SWN! ]