Sew Better! 8 BEST Beginner Sewing Machine Tips from The Last Stitch

8 Best Beginner Sewing Tips – Sew Better with The Last Stitch

If you want to get better at using your sewing machine, follow these eight simple steps from Johanna Lundström, the author of Master the Coverstitch Machine and Sewing Activewear, that will make your garment sewing look sew much more professional! Johanna discusses and demonstrates releasing and balancing the tension, needle down when starting a seam, pulling back the thread, stitch length and width, sewing straight and guiding fabrics…

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Evelyn Wood Shares 14 Things She Wishes She Knew As A Beginner Sewer

Evelyn Wood shares 14 things she wishes she knew as a beginner sewer. Evelyn discusses her sewing tips for tools, machines, fear of cutting fabrics, patterns, fitting, being overwhelmed, and the sewing process as a beginner. Watch this free video and listen to Evelyn’s very best tips for those of us who are beginner sewing enthusiasts…

How to Sew an Apron Video Series for Beginners!

Apron Sewing Video Series for Beginners + Free Pattern

Sew an Apron Video Series + FREE PDF Pattern for Beginners!

Sara with Sewing Therapy and Two O’ Nine Fabric Studio from British Columbia CANADA, shares a great beginner sewing video series showing us how to sew aprons in different styles. Aprons make practical, fun-to-sew gifts for everyone that can be easily customized with unique fabric prints for any time of the year and for all ages…

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No Pattern Needed - Sew Easy Linen Summer Tops with Alisa Shay

No Pattern Needed – Sew Easy Linen Summer Tops with Alisa Shay

In this free beginner-friendly video tutorial Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shows us how to draft a very simple linen top for summer. Using just two measurements, this top is very easy to sew, no pattern drafting experience required! Lots to learn in this wonderful video! These tops are ideal for capsule wardrobes.

Simply Sewing with Laura - A free video lesson series!

Simply Sewing with Laura – Free Beginner Series

A free video lesson series with Laura Coia of Sew Very Easy!

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Simple Sewing Series for Beginners with Farmhouse on Boone

Join Lisa from Farmhouse on Boone, in this fabulous simple sewing series, where she guides you through all of the sewing basics…

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! ]

Top Ten Gifts for Beginner Sewers and Quilters!

Top Ten Gifts for Beginner Sewers and Quilters!

  Where Melanie gets her sewing machines http://bit.ly/sewminithings  The sewing machine featured is a Juki HZL LB- 5020 and typically retails for $299. A great cutting mat, basic ruler and rotary cutter set. Some favorite specialty quilting rulers A Bluetooth speaker http://amzn.to/2gsZXgE Clover glass head pins Quilty Box Ceramic Cats (?) Search on Etsy.com, or, look at local gift shops Clover Wonder Clips Thread … [ 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! ]