Bernina’s Quilting Tales video series brings us this incredible award-winning quilter, Mary Mayne who created this quilt called “Give Me The Time”. First Place Winner of the Quilter’s Guild Challenge sponsored by Bernina: https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk/winning-quilts-2017/ Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!
Learn how to sew with the lovely Aneka Truman from Made to Sew in her free video series! Aneka’s free sewing for beginners video series assists those who have “never sewn a stitch” learn how to use a sewing machine. In this sewing series, you can learn how to thread the machine, wind a bobbin, how to deal with … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shares fifteen free sewing patterns for a basic capsule wardrobe that you can make yourself with beautiful fabrics. Alisa also offers some very good suggestions for altering, lengthening, shortening, and customizing these basic garments to suit your own style, the seasons, and your budget. Make sure you subscribe to … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Sewing over pins can be a contentious subject for many sewers. Some sewers make it a rule to never sew over pins and others have always sewed that way. Sewing over pins is a personal choice, and the type of pin you use can have an effect. Ashley Hough from National Sewing Circle talks about some … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Jenny from Missouri Star Quilt Co., demonstrates how she creates this fresh spring and summer-time quilt using ten inch squares of pre-cut fabrics. Jenny chose “Date Night” 10″ stackers by Heidi Staples of Fabric Mutt for Riley Blake. This is a simple quilt block pattern that you can stitch with your own style using carefully … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Since 1975 more than 10,000 visitors from all 50 states and 27 foreign countries flock to Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show that is always held on the second Saturday in July. The annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show™ (SOQS) is internationally recognized as the world’s largest outdoor quilt show and quilt sale, displaying more than 1300 quilts … [ Read More at SWN! ]
This garment sewing technique, demonstrated by Tree from StitchlessTV, is ideal for creating a clean, professional finish on the inside of your #memade shirts. Watch the free video to see how this is done: More at SWN: Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!
Watch this free video to learn about four different fabrics that Lindsey from Inside the Hem, recommends for sewing your next pair of favorite #memade shorts! Shorts are worn just about everywhere and sewn with a variety of fabrics. Woven fabrics such as twill, bottom-weight, mid-weight, denim, chambray, challis, rayon, cotton duck, cotton dobby, and … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Watch this free video tutorial from Angela Wolf and learn how to convert an A-line skirt and turn it into a sporty skirt with a comfortable ribbed waistband. This is a great tutorial for beginner sewers. Angela Wolf shows how to pattern-hack her Kate skirt pattern into a sporty style adding a ribbed waistband. You … [ Read More at SWN! ]