Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham

45 Simple (and free!) Sewing Projects from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham is an exceptionally talented teacher and sewer who shares her projects and techniques in each one of these 45 free sewing videos. These sewing projects are simple and beginner-friendly with a twist of fun!  Join Melanie and become inspired! 45 Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham: How To Make a Fast and Easy Fabric … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Five Easy Sewing Projects for Hassle Free Holidays from Melanie Ham

Five Easy Sewing Projects for Hassle Free Holidays from Melanie Ham

? Holiday Sewing Projects in this Video: Flannel Coasters Wine Gift Bag Table Runner Apron Cord Keeper Subscribe for more videos by Melanie! http://bit.ly/MelanieHam Advertisement

Learn how to make modern mosaic stained glass quilt blocks

How to Create Modern Mosaic or Stained Glass Quilt Blocks – Free Video

Here’s an easy-to-follow quilting tutorial from DinkyDoo Fabrics demonstrating how to create beautiful one-of-a-kind mosaic blocks for your next quilt! These blocks are a lot of fun to make.  If you used black strips, instead of white, you would end up with a stained-glass look for your quilt.  Watch the video from Alicia of DinkyDoo Fabrics to see how easy … [ Read More at SWN! ]

5 Quick + Easy Quilts - Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

5 Quick + Easy Quilts – Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

I chose these five videos because I felt they demonstrated clearly, and offered a variety of styles, quilting techniques and personalities! The playlist is automatically sorted by popularity through Youtube.  Choose one and make it all your own! Fold and Sew Quilts from National Quilters Circle Easiest Quilt Ever – The Coin Quilt with Fons … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Rainbow Chevrons Wallhanging or Mini-Quilt

Sew a Rainbow Chevrons Wallhanging or Mini-Quilt

Using half-square triangles and the method demonstrated by Jenny Doan in this video at SWN, I put this mini quilt together.  The quilting follows the diagonal lines, rather than the 5″ squares used to construct, and the sashing is quilted with narrow lines, or “match stick quilting”.  The binding is applied using this very simple method (and free … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Turn Your Hoodie into a Halloween Costume! Easy DIY's!

Turn Your Hoodie into a Halloween Costume! Easy DIY’s!

By elizabethg October 2, 2015 “Halloween costumes don’t come cheap these days, and overpriced looks can dampen the spirit of the season. That’s where your old hoodie comes in. Grab your sweats, scissors, and spunk for three fun and EASY DIY Halloween costumes to bring out the animal in you.” More Upcycling at SWN: Blog … [ 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 Basic Tote Bag - Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag – Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham created this simple tote with a 20 x 32 piece of sturdy fabric, three yards of one-inch wide cotton webbing,  pins, & coordinating  thread!  Choose some sturdy fabric and follow along to learn how to sew your own basic tote bag!    Sewing Beyond the Basics – Annie’s Online Classes: “Learn how to sew using intermediate-level techniques with this online … [ 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! ]