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! ]

Happy Canada Day!  A Machine Quilted Maple Leaf Flag - by Denna's Ideas

Happy Canada Day! A Machine Quilted Maple Leaf Flag – by Denna’s Ideas

In honour of Canada Day we are showcasing this modern Canadian Flag quilted wallhanging (or flag) from Denna’s Ideas.  Denna offers some interesting facts and history about the Canadian flag and shares them with us along with her free tutorial demonstrating how she created this sweet quilted Canadian Flag to hang on her wall.  See … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Industrial Sewing Machine Basics

How to Thread Industrial Sewing Machines with ProperFit Clothing Co.

Watch ProperFit Clothing Co. in this free video tutorial and learn industrial sewing machine basics: How to thread an industrial sewing machine. How to wind industrial sewing machine bobbin. How to adjust industrial sewing machine tension. What needles to use on your industrial sewing machine. How to install an industrial sewing machine needle. Adjusting commercial … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Troubleshooting Bobbin Problems in Your Sewing Machine

Troubleshooting Bobbin Problems in Your Sewing Machine

Watch Jennifer Wiese as she troubleshoots her sewing machine bobbin dilemmas in this fabulous and informative Howcast sewing machine video! Does your bobbin still have you wound up? If you are still having trouble with your bobbin watch this quick (and quiet) video from Butterfly Embroidery demonstrating how bobbin thread tension is easily adjusted: More about bobbins … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Serger Alternative: Using the Overlock Foot on a Regular Sewing Machine

Serger Alternative: Using the Overlock Foot on a Regular Sewing Machine

“Using an overlock foot to finish off raw edges on seams is an excellent alternative to sewing with a serger/overlocker. If your sewing machine doesn’t have a stitch setting for an overlock stitch, fear not. Simply use the zig-zag stitch which comes as a standard feature on most sewing machines. Don’t forget, if you have any sewing-related questions or … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

Designer, pattern maker and sewing instructor Steffani Lincecum teaches you how to identify and use 11 of the most common sewing feet. Start with zipper and buttonhole feet, then learn how to use blind-hem and rolled-hem feet to finish your work like a pro. Finish with a tour of popular optional feet that help you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Install and Use the Flower Stitch Foot - Presser Foot

How to Install and Use the Flower Stitch Foot – Free Tutorial

This is a great video tutorial from Sewing Parts Online that not only shows us how to use the flower stitch decorative sewing machine foot, but how to install it. Two thumbs up!   “Create symmetrical flower designs and eyelet holes on your sewing machine with the Flower Stitch Foot! This decorative foot is exactly … [ Read More at SWN! ]

You Can Sew a Textured Designer Pillow - Free Video from Cynthia Dickerson

You Can Sew a Textured Designer Pillow – Free Video from Cynthia Dickerson

  This is a fun decorative stitching technique demonstrated by Cynthia Dickerson using a ruffler foot attachment to make a luxurious designer-look pillow. Cynthia created a way to use a ruffler foot to make ruffles the whole width and length of your material. This pillow finishes with a very sophisticated style that you would expect to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Black Cat Hat Sewing Pattern from Serger Pepper

Black Cat Fleece Hat Free PDF Pattern + Sewing Fleece With a Walking Foot

If you can sew a straight line and enjoy working with fleece this Black Cat Kids Halloween PDF sewing pattern from Serger Pepper is for you. For Halloween as part of a costume or everyday for fun, this free sewing pattern gives you the opportunity to create some unique hats for the kids.  Save your … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Basic Hem By Stefanie of Girl. Inspired. for I Heart Nap Time.

How to Sew Basic, Rolled, and Mock Rolled Hems – Basic Sewing Techniques

    A double fold hem is a standard method of finishing edges when sewing.  This type of hem provides a nice neat finish, helps to prevent fraying, and reinforces the edge of the sewing project.  Stefanie of Girl Inspired shows us this basic sewing technique.   [Get the Tutorial] How to Sew a Rolled Hem – from Stefanie Knaus “This video tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]