Sew Casual Ballet-Style Flat Shoes Using a Sewing Machine - A Free Step by Step Tutorial

Sew Casual Ballet-Style Flat Shoes Using a Sewing Machine – A Free Step by Step Tutorial

Learn how to sew flat ballet-style shoes with a regular home sewing machine by following this detailed step-by-step sewing video tutorial with Cherie Paxton. You can create flat shoes in every color of the rainbow! Cherie will discuss shoe sole materials, and offer free sewing tips and tricks when making ballet flat style shoes. what’s … [ 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! ]

How to Sew a Boho Peasant Blouse + Free PDF Sewing Patterns

How to Sew a Boho Peasant Blouse

  More beautiful boho and peasant-style sewing projects: Blog Post: Tutorial: How to Sew a Peasant Top Blog Post: Fall Peasant Dress Blog Post:  Dress it Up Peasant Style Peasant Top for Valentine’s Day by Jennifer Hester Fun Flower Peasant Top by Jennifer Hester The Knotty Girl Boho Bag PDF Pattern Newest Peasant Dress by Lynn Palmertree Blue Floral … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Sewing Patterns

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Patterns

Choosing a perfect pair of kids’ pajamas can prove to be a very perplexing task for sewers and for parents irrespective of factors like nationality or ethnicity. Comfort of the child is an aspect that no parent would consciously compromise on. To this effect, it is imperative for pajamas to be a comfortable fit, not to mention … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Nautical Star Paper Pieced Quilt by Gail Kolcz

Nautical Star Paper Pieced Quilt + Free Mariner’s Compass Pattern

  A gorgeous nautical “Mariner’s Compass” paper pieced quilt created by Gail Kolcz.  Lighthouses at each side, fish swimming above and below the stunning center block. Sailboats, nautical fabric prints and colors complete this beautiful quilt. A Free PDF Pattern for the Mariner’s Compass: from Trillium Design More Stars to Quilt: Topic: Mariner’s Star Pillow Free … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Memory Lane Pillow Top from by Karen Roark of one thimble patterns

Sew a Memory Lane Pillow Top – Free PDF Pattern from One Thimble Patterns

Inspired by Amy Butler’s Belle fabrics, Karen Roark of One Thimble Patterns designed this unique pillow top and shares her free sewing project in PDF format with us.  The Memory Lane Pillow Top can easily be sewn from strips of your favorite scrap fabrics or a with a jellyroll.  A Memory Lane Tote Bag pattern is also available. See more about The Memory Lane … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easter Bunting

Sew a Celebration Bunting! – Free Project by Karen

One of my nieces asked me to sew some bunting for her sister’s birthday present, to decorate her backyard for the summer. As always for me it’s choosing the fabrics and how to arrange them that takes a lot of the time, but she wanted red and white so that simplified matters!   My fabric stash provided … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing Project Travel Tote Bag - Free PDF Pattern from Stitch by Stitch

Sewing Project Travel Tote Bag – Free PDF Pattern from Stitch by Stitch

If you belong to a sewing or quilt guild, a modern-day “sewing bee“, or like to sew while you travel, this bag is designed to hold all those little goodies you need to bring. This practical bag pattern offers eight small pockets, with four in front, and two pockets on both sides of the bag, and one … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Mini Pin Tote - Free Pincushion Pattern from Poorhouse Quilt Designs

Sew a Mini Pin Tote – Free PDF Pattern from Poorhouse Quilt Designs

Stitch this pincushion resembling a tote bag with this free PDF from Poorhouse Quilt Designs.  This little pincushion is a sweet gift for a sewing or quilting friend, and sew one for yourself.  Click the link below and you can download the instructions for this cute pin cushion from there: Free Pin Tote Pincushion Instructions For your … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Simple Vest Pattern + Sewing Tutorial

Simple Circle Vest Pattern – Free PDF + Sewing Tutorial

Here’s how to sew a circle scarf or vest for a quick fashion accessory project you’ll love all year round.  Circle vests and scarves can be created from any fabric that has no distinguishable right or wrong side.  A nice soft tweed style wool, winter fleece, or a solid color double knit works with this project.  This free … [ Read More at SWN! ]