A free tutorial from Christina of A Few Scraps creates this pretty bird applique for a skirt easily and without frustration with a technique that makes applique easier. This is a free tutorial that shows you how to use a dryer sheet when creating your applique fabric shapes. Simple. Once you see how this tutorial you will … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Annika Victoria shares her thoughts on using scraps in this episode of Style Pile!
Seven free sewing videos and seven styles from Lara at MondbergTV! Lara inspires us and demonstrates how she transforms a simple shirt into a one-of-a-kind garment. Going south to escape winter and want to take some unique tops to enjoy the sunshine in? One of these seven sewing videos is sure to give you a few … [ Read More at SWN! ]
[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PL8RfVh9YTyOvDSQxCAEFpclhh5-uNgn1F[/embedyt] This free video playlist created by Alterations by Phyllis covering specific alteration techniques that will give you an excellent start to a prosperous alterations business. Phyllis also covers how to successfully run an alterations business in your own home. She shares her tips and experience with over 15 free videos! Update and freshen … [ Read More at SWN! ]
April’s free sewing series; Thrifted Transformations is all about DIY refashions, upcycling existing garments with lots of life left in their fabrics into something completely new to wear! Subscribe to April’s Youtube channel for fresh weekly fashion sewing projects that will inspire you to DIY! I printed this fabric using sublimation ❤️ Stay tuned for my … [ Read More at SWN! ]
The fabrics we choose for sewing and wearing garments, household linen, and accessories are very important. Fabric directly affects the comfort and performance of any garment we make. How we care for our fabric also impacts the environment even more so than others, according to Verena Erin of My Green Closet. Verena discusses the different textiles available, all with different looks, … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Check out Stunning Silk Ribbon Embroidered Wool Handbag by Susan from Sew Whats New at Mode “The trouble with being a sewer is sometimes you just can’t leave things alone. Here is the absolutely fabulous “Upcycled Wool Bag” I made from Jennifer Clouston’s new book “Foolproof Crazy Patchwork Projects“. I love this bag!” – See … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]
Check out Jazz Up Your Boots – Accessories For Your Footwear by Janel C at Mode More shoe DIY’s at SWN: Slipper Sewing Projects Footwear Gallery
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.