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! ]

Floor Length Cardigan Sweater Sew Along! - with MimiG + 12 More Cardigan DIY's

Floor Length Cardigan Sweater Sew Along! – with MimiG + 12 More Cardigan DIY’s

An EASY modification to a commercial sewing pattern to create a floor-length cardigan sweater with knit fabric by MimiG.  For fabric links, suggestions, discount code and pattern info go to http://lowpricefabric.blogspot.com. More cardigan sewing tutorials and projects at SWN: How to Sew a Cocoon Shawl Cardigan Thrifty Autumn Sewing: Upcycled Peplum Cardigan Sweater Video: How … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Digital Versus Paper Sewing Patterns - with Angel Peterson

Digital Versus Tissue Sewing Patterns – with Angel Peterson

“Angel Peterson from Fleece Fun will explain sewing patterns, digital and traditional. In this short lesson, you will learn all about the parts of a pattern in each form. If you wanted to get started using downloaded sewing patterns, learn the best way to use those patterns in this video.” Learn How to Repair and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Spout Baby Quilt Pattern

Mid-Coast Woman Creates Quilting Pattern Business! WMTW News 8

After moving to mid-coast Maine, Kathryn Simel  started a creative second career as a quilt pattern designer when a local quilt shop owner encouraged her to write and publish her unique coastal and nautical-style patterns.  In Wednesday’s Your Money, WMTW News 8’s Meghan Torjussen spoke to Kathryn Simel from Cushing who turned her passion into a paycheck. Learn … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Angela Wolf sews batwing sleeves

How to Add Bat-wing Sleeves – with Angela Wolf on It’s Sew Easy

Angela Wolf shows us how to alter a sewing pattern to add bat-wing sleeves on It’s Sew Easy! More sleeve sewing techniques and tutorials at SWN: Video: How to Make a Bat-wing Shirt Video: Setting a Sleeve  Video: Straight Sleeve Sloper Topic: Shirt Sleeves to Yoga Capris Photo: this is the butterfly sleeve  Video: Pattern Cutting … [ 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! ]

Cutting and Sewing Godets, Flounces, Ruffles, and Pleats - Simple Visual Basics

Cutting and Sewing Godets, Flounces, Ruffles, and Pleats – Simple Visual Basics

I found this visual guide on Pinterest showing how particular flounces etc are cut and created.  These cuts look fabulous on today’s styles featuring geometric, and diagonal lines, rounded and inverted front and back hems, etc.  I was unable to source the original author and got as far as http://mutualisms.wordpress.com.  If you recognize or know where this … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Today Annika Victoria shows us how easy it really is to sew your own underwear!  YOU can sew these ladies briefs out of any lightweight stretchy cotton jersey fabrics. Annika suggests recycling old t-shirts! Subscribe to Annika Victoria’s Youtube Channel. More underwear sewing: Fancy Pants aka Stretch Lace Panties Video: Whitney Sews – Making Underwear From A T-Shirt Photo: Lingerie … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to sew a pair of shorts from a pillow case  no pattern needed

How to Sew a Pair of Shorts from a Pillow Case with Melina Hollway

In this free sewing tutorial, fashion designer Melina Hollway from Damsel in this Dress shows you how to make a pair of vintage sleep-shorts out of a vintage pillowcase without a pattern. Want to become a fashion designer? read more…. With the release of the new eBook “Secrets of a Self-Taught Fashion Designer” you can now … [ Read More at SWN! ]