Fabric Focus Video Series with Lauren Guthrie featured at Sew Whats New

Fabric Focus – A Video Series with Lauren Guthrie

“Trying to understand all the different types of fabric out there can seem like a daunting task, not just for beginners but for more experienced dressmakers too. There are different technical names, weights, thicknesses, fiber mixes and weaves, so it can all feel a bit overwhelming. In this new fabric focus series, I hope to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Summer Sewing Projects and Tutorials for Backyard Living - Free Video Series

Summer Sewing for the Backyard, Cottage, Patio, or Porch – Free Video Series

  Make outdoor living more comfortable and beautiful no matter where you are, with these free video tutorials that show us how to sew simple soft furnishings, umbrellas, shades, chairs, lounges, hammocks, grill covers, and more.  Sew your new patio on a budget and upcycle your materials, or invest in Sunbrella which *IS* the best … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Patio Umbrella tutorial

Sewing for the Patio! How to Make a New Umbrella

Patio umbrellas are sold at most department and hardware stores and unfortunately, most are sewn with a cheap fabric that fades from sun and may even rot when left to the harsher elements. If you want your patio umbrella fabric to last you should use Sunbrella acrylic canvas fabric. Sewing up the umbrella panels is an easy project following this free … [ Read More at SWN! ]