How to Sew a Lone Star Quilt with Mister Domestic

How to Sew a Lone Star Quilt – Free PDF Pattern and Video Tutorial with Mister Domestic

In this video, Mathew Boudreaux of Mister Domestic walks us through the steps to creating the stunning Lone Star Quilt. This quilt design looks much more complicated and intricate than it actually is to construct, so get ready for to conquer this quilt design with Mister Domestic’s excellent quilting tricks and tips…

I'd Rather Be Sewing Grocery Tote

Free Grocery Tote Download and Video Tutorial with Chris W Designs – “I’d Rather Be Sewing”

You can stitch the nicest grocery bags in town with this free video and PDF download from Chris W Designs.  Warmer weather brings us the outdoor markets, seasonal produce, and lots of coming and going!  Carry everything you need in a sturdy tote that you sewed yourself with this free sewing project…

Managing your fabric stash easier

Sew Your Stash – Just Get It Done Quilts Shares Five Strategies for Managing Your Fabric Stash

“As quilters, we all have the problem of the speed that we quilt and the speed that we purchase fabric. It’s a lifelong problem keeping them in balance. Here are five strategies that will help you find a balance between the two…”

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! ]

Insulated Bowl Cozy Sewing Project

Simple Sewing: Insulated Bowl Cozies – Free Video Tutorial

These insulated bowl cozies are very popular, easy to sew, and super handy to have in the kitchen.  Watch Cindy Cloward of Riley Blake Designs create these cute and useful insulated bowl cozies. All you need is some *cotton batting (*so it can go inside your microwave without melting) and some 10” cotton fabric pieces … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Quilt Block Video Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics

Quilt Block Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics

Free Video Series: Quilt Block Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics Whether you’re a beginner sewer looking for quilting inspiration, or you’re looking to sharpen your sewing skills, Art Gallery Fabrics‘ free quilt block collection video series is fabulous way to get started. This series teaches you how to create a myriad of quilt blocks with … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Insulated Casserole Carrier with Melanie Ham

Sew an Insulated Casserole Carrier with Melanie Ham

  Melanie Ham takes us through each step while demonstrating how she creates this fantastic insulated casserole carrier in her free sewing video tutorial.  The fabric used to sew this carrier is called Loominous by Anna Maria Horner for FreeSpirit.   This carrier is designed to hold a 9 x 13 Pyrex dish.    Sewing Supplies: 1/2 … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing with Faux Fur - Free Tips, Tricks, + Tutorials

Sewing with Faux Fur – Free Tips, Tricks, + Tutorials

Faux fur, also called fake fur, is any material made of cellulose or synthetic fibers usually designed to resemble animal fur. Faux fur is typically used for creating accessories, and garments for cold weather. Warm and cozy for slippers, collars, mittens, boot cuffs, and jacket lining.  Faux fur usually has a knit fabric backing and is … [ Read More at SWN! ]