Sewing a Basic Jersey Top

Sew a Flattering Basic Long Sleeve Top

In this free video, the smart folks at TeachMeFashion demonstrate how they create this classic jersey knit top .  This top is a perfect addition to any capsule wardrobe!  The perfect long sleeve top. Designed with comfort in mind this top is a go-to long-sleeve top for any wardrobe. A full body silhouette that flares out from the waist, … [ Read More at SWN! ]

capsule wardrobe sewing with alisa shay

15 Free Basic Sewing Patterns for a Capsule Wardrobe with Alisa Shay

  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! ]

Sew a classic tank top sewn in a linen cotton blend fabric.

Beginner Sewing: Sew a Summer Tank Top

Learn how to sew this simple tank top in this free sewing tutorial for beginners from Farmhouse on Boone. Basic sewing skills, and a yard and a half of fabric are all we need to start stitching this basic top.  These tops can be worn all year round in all climates as part of a layered … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag - Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag – Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham created this simple tote with a 20 x 32 piece of sturdy fabric, three yards of one-inch wide cotton webbing,  pins, & coordinating  thread!  Choose some sturdy fabric and follow along to learn how to sew your own basic tote bag!    Sewing Beyond the Basics – Annie’s Online Classes: “Learn how to sew using intermediate-level techniques with this online … [ Read More at SWN! ]

DIY Chic Sweatpants - Garment Sewing Tutorial by pinkchocolatebreak

Three Easy Pant Styles to Sew – No Pattern Required!

Sew Chic Sweatpants! Sew chic sweatpants the easy way,  check out this free DIY tutorial using an existing pair of sweats that fit as your pattern.  You can subscribe to pinkchocolatebreak here! How to Sew Wide Leg Pants – EASY BEGINNER SEWING TUTORIAL “Super easy beginners sewing tutorial for my wide leg palazzo-style pants.” – Nadira037 “One trend that has … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Ladies T-shirt with Gathered Waist + 10 Free T-shirt Sewing Tutorials

Easy Ladies T-shirt with Gathered Waist + 10 Free T-shirt Sewing Tutorials

Last summer Autumn, from It’s Always Autumn shared a really nice free pattern for a ladies size large t-shirt – which is apparently the easiest-to-sew women’s t-shirt ever. The original free pattern can be found in this post.  Autumn then ended up sewing eight more variations because she found the pattern easy to use and the shirt is so basic and fast to sew up. … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Shift Dress Drafting and Sewing tutorial

Shift Dress Drafting and Sewing Tutorial + SWN Summer Dress Sewing Projects

Sponsored by FabricMart If you want to sew a simple, basic, shift dress, this sewing tutorial by Elle Apparel is for you!  The classic shift dress is a versatile garment to include within your new summer wardrobe!   This basic, classic, comfortable, and timeless dress, will turn into your go-to garment.  Sew a more than one shift dress with this free … [ Read More at SWN! ]