sewing labs group

The Sewing Labs – A Passion for Sharing and Empowering Others

I want to introduce to you today, something a little different. I recently came across a short introductory video about a non-profit community resource center in Kansas City Missouri providing classes and jobs training in sewing-related arts called The Sewing Labs.   I thought this was a great piece to share with everyone because of the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Insulated Bowl Cozy Sewing Project

Simple Sewing: Insulated Bowl Cozies – Free Video Tutorial

These insulated bowl cozies are very popular, easy to sew, and super handy to have in the kitchen.  Watch Cindy Cloward of Riley Blake Designs create these cute and useful insulated bowl cozies. All you need is some *cotton batting (*so it can go inside your microwave without melting) and some 10” cotton fabric pieces … [ Read More at SWN! ]

fleece headband for baseball hat sewing tutorial

Simple Ear Cozy / Fleece Headband for Baseball Hats – Free Pattern and Tutorial

Today’s post is sponsored by FabricMart Fabrics – with $3.99 fleece!   Soft, light-medium weight, synthetic fabric that is suitable for active-wear, casual jackets, lounge-wear, cozy blankets and winter accessories. It can come with many different finished such as anti-pill, fuzzy, double-sided and plush.     Stay warm at the football game, or during any outdoor activity … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Made To Sew's Free Beginner's Sewing Course

Made To Sew: Free Beginner Sewing Series

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! ]

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! ]

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew at SWN

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew

A fantastic sewing video series from Made to Sew that answers some of those “what is..?” questions that many sewing enthusiasts share! Nine quick videos and great information for sewers of all skill levels. Visit Made to Sew!   More at SWN: Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

A free video series discussing sewing terminology: This is a free video series of three short videos with Evelyn Wood, where she discusses all of the mystery sewing terminology that you want to know! Evelyn’s wants you to learn to speak dressmaker. Watch these three free videos and you will be surprised with what you might … [ Read More at SWN! ]

capris

How to Pattern, Cut and Sew Capri Pants Any Size

A free video series demonstrating, explaining, and guiding anyone who wants to learn, how to make these sweet capri pants any size.  Watch Sikana TV and subscribe to their Youtube channel for more instructional videos covering hundreds of topics. “Sikana is an educational movement that democratizes practical knowledge by creating and sharing basic skills videos … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham

45 Simple (and free!) Sewing Projects from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham is an exceptionally talented teacher and sewer who shares her projects and techniques in each one of these 45 free sewing videos. These sewing projects are simple and beginner-friendly with a twist of fun!  Join Melanie and become inspired! 45 Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham: How To Make a Fast and Easy Fabric … [ Read More at SWN! ]