Oh Canada Quilt Pattern by Cheryl Arkison

Happy Canada Day! Oh Canada Quilt Pattern by Cheryl Arkison

      Designed in perfect proportions to the original Canadian flag, “Oh, Canada!” pays patchwork homage to this symbol of Canadian spirit and drive. Make one block or make a dozen. Piece the fabric together from scraps to echo the diverse nature of Canada, or make it solid to showcase the fabric. This pattern … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Top Ten Gifts for Beginner Sewers and Quilters!

Top Ten Gifts for Beginner Sewers and Quilters!

  Where Melanie gets her sewing machines http://bit.ly/sewminithings  The sewing machine featured is a Juki HZL LB- 5020 and typically retails for $299. A great cutting mat, basic ruler and rotary cutter set. Some favorite specialty quilting rulers A Bluetooth speaker http://amzn.to/2gsZXgE Clover glass head pins Quilty Box Ceramic Cats (?) Search on Etsy.com, or, look at local gift shops Clover Wonder Clips Thread … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Understanding the Basic Parts of a Sewing Machine

Understanding the Basic Parts of a Sewing Machine

Knowing and understanding the basic parts of a sewing machine can be very helpful in not only learning how to diagnose potential issues, but in learning how to sew as well. Jessica Giardino from The National Sewing Circle explains the basic parts of a sewing machine and what they do. More sewing machine help at … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing Machine Maintenance - 3 Free Tutorials for Timing, Tension and Cleaning from ManSewing

Sewing Machine Maintenance – 3 Free Tutorials for Timing, Tension and Cleaning from ManSewing

Rob demonstrates how to check for timing problems in your home sewing machine. Learn easy fixes like switching out the needle as well as diagnostic tricks that will help you know if it’s time to take your machine in for a professional mechanical adjustment or circuit repair. Rob Appell from Man Sewing demonstrates how to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing Tools, Feet, and Notions - How To Make an Oversized Ironing Board

Basic Beginner Sewing Tools, Machine Feet, and Notions

Let’s Learn To Sew put this great sewing video series together with some great information about some of the various sewing and quilting tools, notions, and sewing machine feet commonly used. Learn how to make an over-sized ironing board, how to make cement pattern weights, how to change your sewing machine needle, see how to make … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Brother Sewing Machines

The Brother DZ3000 + DZ3400 Sewing & Quilting Machines

The Brother Sewing Machine DZ3400: Learn about the Brother Designio model sewing and quilting machine with so many inspiring features to enhance your creativity and bring out the innovative designer in you!  270 stitches, 14 feet, a circular sewing attachment, as well as a nice wide table for larger projects too! The Brother Designio™ Sewing and Quilting … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Brother Sews Redefines

Brother Sews Redefines “Traditional Quilting” – Free Video Series

This free sewing series from Brother and Its Sew Easy TV features traditional sewing in all its forms with a focus on quilting.  Brother encourages us to get ready to redefine the words “traditional quilting” as they integrate some basic quilting techniques and principles into fashion accessory and garment sewing with modern and stylish results! Sewing Projects: … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Ideas and inspiration for sewing and craft rooms layout, organization, and DIY furniture!  Check out Sewing Room Inspiration by Sew Whats New at Mode: Follow Sew-Whats-New.com’s board Sewing Machines and Studios on Pinterest.

Spooky Halloween House Embroidery Design Tutorial from Burley Sew

Spooky Halloween House Embroidery Design Tutorial from Burley Sew

“Burley Sew is all about home sewing and embroidery machine videos! Learn beginning and advanced stitching and sewing techniques, sewing and embroidery tutorials, do it yourself (DIY) projects, sewing how-to’s, embroidery file digitizing and design along with many other projects. New videos are released weekly sometime between Wednesday and Friday. So check back every week … [ Read More at SWN! ]