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! ]

Design School with Nick Verreos

How to Cut, Press, and Sew Pleather – Design School with Nick Verreos

An excellent video with Nick Verreos demonstrating how he cuts, pins, presses, and sews, with pleather. There are some very good tips!  Artificial leather is also called leatherette, faux leather, naugahyde, and pleather.   It’s all synthetic fabric.    

How to Sew a Basic Hem By Stefanie of Girl. Inspired. for I Heart Nap Time.

How to Sew Basic, Rolled, and Mock Rolled Hems – Basic Sewing Techniques

    A double fold hem is a standard method of finishing edges when sewing.  This type of hem provides a nice neat finish, helps to prevent fraying, and reinforces the edge of the sewing project.  Stefanie of Girl Inspired shows us this basic sewing technique.   [Get the Tutorial] How to Sew a Rolled Hem – from Stefanie Knaus “This video tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Faux Piped Binding for Quilts

Easy Faux Piped Binding for Quilts

Trisha of TLC Stitches learned a very easy binding technique from a demonstration at a “make it and take it” night with her local quilt l guild, Evergreen Piecemakers in Kent, Washington.  The result pictured above is beautiful and she said that it looks more complicated to do, than it actually is.  The sewing is all done by machine, so Trisha found is fast and … [ Read More at SWN! ]