How to Create Your Own Pretty Bias Tape and Piping

How to Create Your Own Pretty Bias Tape and Piping – Simple Techniques!

“Ever wondered what it means to ‘cut on the bias’? Well Sara from Hobby Lobby is here to show you! In this video, Sara explains everything we need know to use this simple and essential technique to create bias tape and piping for your future sewing projects. For project details and a printable please visit … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to use Backing Fabric as your Binding on Quilts - Farm Girl Vintage Potholders

Quilted Farm Girl Vintage Potholders + How to Use Excess Backing Fabric as Your Binding from Kimberly Jolly

The Fat Quarter Shop demonstrates a quick and simple quilting technique for finishing off your smaller quilts.  Learn how to use excess backing fabric as your binding.  This simple quilting technique leaves us with very little waste and a sweet finish for your quilts.  The quilt blocks featured within this video are all featured in Lori … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Fold-Over Elastic Sewing Tips from Silhouette Patterns

I think you will really enjoy this free garment sewing tutorial demonstrating how fold-over elastic can be applied while constructing a simple summer top with knit fabric from Silhouette Patterns. The public television home page – http://www.fit2stitch.com.  Silhouette Patterns educational sewing home page – http://www.silhouettepatterns.com Sew Stretchy: Tips for Sewing Fold-Over Elastic by Andrea Brown at Craftsy  #ad … [ Read More at SWN! ]

The Binding Tool Star Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co

The Binding Tool Star Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co

Published on Jan 8, 2015 The Binding Tool Star Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co. MSQC’s Jenny teaches us how to make the easy and beautiful Binding Tool Star Quilt using jelly rolls (2 1/2 strips of precut fabric) and the binding tool template. To get the materials needed … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Modern Folded Star Mini from agirlinparadise

Modern Folded Star Wallhanging – Free PDF from A Girl in Paradise

A free pdf from *A Girl in Paradise contains a tutorial for a Modern Folded Star wall-hanging 15″ in diameter.  If you would rather your quilting hang on your wall than on to your hot dishes, get the free PDF. See the full free video tutorial right here at SWN! A fun project and a beautiful handmade *Amish-style gift to quilt! … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Sewing and Binding a Slippery Top!

This weekend I decided it was time to get on with some more of my PhD work, and officially there is only one left out of my list of six,  the pink net petticoat.  However, on top of that I have added two more projects to my sewing pile.  One is the linen waistcoat I have made … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Faux Piped Binding for Quilts

Easy Faux Piped Binding for Quilts

Trisha of TLC Stitches learned a very easy binding technique from a demonstration at a “make it and take it” night with her local quilt l guild, Evergreen Piecemakers in Kent, Washington.  The result pictured above is beautiful and she said that it looks more complicated to do, than it actually is.  The sewing is all done by machine, so Trisha found is fast and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Sewing with Vinyl

  The other half had a significant birthday in May, and I bought him a cigar box guitar  (Yes, that is a guitar made out of a wooden cigar box) and he bought an amplifier to use with it.   He asked me to make covers for them.  Instead I made a cover for my … [ Read More at SWN! ]