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! ]

how to sew shorts teach me fashion

Learn How to Sew Shorts – a Free Video Tutorial from Teach Me Fashion

DOWNLOAD THE SHORTS SEWING PATTERN HERE: http://etsy.me/1FwUk72 This simple shorts sewing pattern is extremely versatile and can be used to make a number of different shorts styles (summer shorts, boxer shorts etc.) depending on your choice of fabric. Sewing tips & techniques in the video tutorial: * Sewing a side pocket * Sewing a French … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Summer Garment Sewing Project - Create a Comfy Beach Cover-up with Melanie Ham

Easy Beginners Summer Garment Sewing Project – Create a Comfy Beach Cover-up with Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham created this great beach cover-up with 1 1/4 yard of burnout knit fabric and pom-pom trim!

Reversible Fabric Storage Buckets to Sew

Reversible Fabric Storage Buckets to Sew

Keryn from StyleNovice shows us how she constructed these handy reversible fabric storage baskets with this fun video sewing tutorial! Approximate completed bag size: 21 cm / 8.3” long x 17 cm / 6.7” wide x 23 cm / 9” high with handles. ETSY SHOP – http://www.etsy.com/shop/stylenovice More Crafty Sewing Projects at SWN: Making Coiled … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Create an Easy Chevron Block Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co.!

Create an Easy Chevron Block Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co.!

Learn how to create this striking Chevron Block Quilt with this easy quilting tutorial from Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co.!   You will love the super-simple technique Jenny uses to make this and other simple yet modern quilt blocks come together so easily and beautifully.  You can make this quilt!   [You can … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Easy Bralette or Halter Top Free Sewing Tutorial

Beginners Bralette – Sew Easy to Make with MuchelleB!

Supplies: – pattern paper / newspaper – marker, ruler, measuring tape – one yard+-  good quality stretch fabric – matching bobbin / thread for your fabric – fabric scissors – hand sewing needle + thread – pins – sewing machine Go to MuchelleB’s blog for an excellent detailed sewing tutorial with photos and detailed sewing instructions … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Wool Felt Heart Tutorial

Felted Wool Hearts + Hand Blanket Stitch with Quilty

We love Quilty videos!  They are fun, well produced and feature relevant projects for quilters of all skill levels.  This video tutorial from Marianne Fons and her Mom demonstrate how to make a felted wool heart and includes the hand blanket stitch around the edges.  Learn how to make these felted hearts from start to … [ Read More at SWN! ]