sewing 101 free video lessons

Sewing 101 – Ten FREE Video Lessons from Angel Peterson

Angel Peterson for AllFreeSewing published this fantastic playlist of informative beginner sewing lessons that may answer many beginner sewers’ questions.   Learn basic sewing techniques that every sewer should know regardless of skill level.  These quick and fun videos cover important sewing topics such as: The Best Way To Use a Seam Ripper and Unpick a Stitch Sewing Tools … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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! ]

Basic Sewing Terms and Fabric Anatomy

Basic Sewing Terms and Fabric Anatomy

The Anatomy of Fabric: In this free sewing video, Angel Peterson of FleeceFun explains the different parts of fabric. This is an important beginner sewing lesson that will help with any sewing pattern you are working on. Angel will explain “cross grain”, “selvage edge”, and what the “wrong” sides are. Learn the sewing terminology for … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Digital Versus Paper Sewing Patterns - with Angel Peterson

Digital Versus Tissue Sewing Patterns – with Angel Peterson

“Angel Peterson from Fleece Fun will explain sewing patterns, digital and traditional. In this short lesson, you will learn all about the parts of a pattern in each form. If you wanted to get started using downloaded sewing patterns, learn the best way to use those patterns in this video.” Learn How to Repair and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How To Sew Culottes - Easy Sewing For Beginners

How To Sew Culottes – Easy Sewing For Beginners

The previous tutorial showing us how to sew palazzo pants inspired Jocy of pinkchocolatebreak to sew these modern wide legged pants and culottes! Culottes are easy to sew as well as cool and comfortable to wear. Sewing Supplies: 1 yard/meter of stretch fabric thread matching your fabric fabric scissors a sewing machine pins Follow Jocy on Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/pinkchocolate Instagram http://www.instagram.com/pinkchocolat… … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Little Pincushion Studio - Sewing Lessons in a Pink Vintage Shasta Airflyte Camper

Little Pincushion Studio – Sewing Lessons in a Pink Vintage Shasta Airflyte Camper

WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHED: SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015 AT 12:30 AM Annabel Wrigley, a DIY maven and mother of two, runs Little Pincushion Studio in Warrenton, Va., where she teaches kids how to sew. Wrigley runs Little Pincushion Studio, where she teaches kids how to sew and writes about crafting projects for her book series, “We Love … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Today Annika Victoria shows us how easy it really is to sew your own underwear!  YOU can sew these ladies briefs out of any lightweight stretchy cotton jersey fabrics. Annika suggests recycling old t-shirts! Subscribe to Annika Victoria’s Youtube Channel. More underwear sewing: Fancy Pants aka Stretch Lace Panties Video: Whitney Sews – Making Underwear From A T-Shirt Photo: Lingerie … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Easy Kimono Beach Cover Shoulder Bodice

Sew an Easy Kimono Beach Cover or Long Shawl – Easy Garment Sewing Tutorials!

I love these simple kimono cover-ups because they are perfect to wear over a swimsuit, tank top + tights, with a maxi skirt or dress, the list goes on.  It’s a go-to garment and it’s SO EASY to sew. You could also make one of these very comfortable kimonos to wear as loungewear.  Whatever you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Baby Car Seat Pannier Bags to Sew

Learn to Sew Baby Car Seat Pannier Bags

Warehouse Fabrics designed and demonstrates how to create these awesome baby car seat pannier bags with expandable cargo pockets!  This is a sewing project that I would be inclined to use a laminated cotton, vinyl, or an oilcloth to make the bags.  (I would never use the white fabric pictured because *my* kids would have destroyed … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Wear-It-Anywhere Mock-Wrap Jersey Knit Dress - Free PDF Sewing Pattern from Sew Vera Venus

Sew a Wear-It-Anywhere Mock-Wrap Jersey Knit Dress – Free PDF Sewing Pattern from Sew Vera Venus

Isn’t this dress pretty?  This free casual dress sewing pattern by Sew Vera Venus is designed specifically for knit fabrics.  This comfortable knee-length dress features wrap-over pleats, a circle skirt and 3/4 length sleeves that you can wear all year long.  If you need to grade your mock-wrap dress, Sew Vera Venus suggests this free Quick … [ Read More at SWN! ]