Upcycling pro, Angelina from BlueprintDIY shares a fabulous accessory to sew for organizing your sewing desk or table-top. Angelina used a heavy canvas-like fabric she salvaged from a pair of curtains, that matched her table top perfectly. This table-top organizer has thread spools, a magnetic space to hold your tweezers and tools, a pincushion, a scissor sleeve and more!
If you need something handy as well as sturdy to carry and hold your gardening tools this spring? This free sewing tutorial from Deb’s Days will demonstrate how to sew this gardening apron that ties at the waist, complete with multi-size deep gusseted pockets. This pocket style affords gardeners lots of space inside. You can … [ Read More at SWN! ]
“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! ]
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! ]
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! ]