Understanding the Basic Parts of a Sewing Machine

Understanding the Basic Parts of a Sewing Machine

Knowing and understanding the basic parts of a sewing machine can be very helpful in not only learning how to diagnose potential issues, but in learning how to sew as well. Jessica Giardino from The National Sewing Circle explains the basic parts of a sewing machine and what they do. More sewing machine help at … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Six Free Sewing Tutorials: How to Sew Basket Liners

Six Free Sewing Tutorials: How to Sew Basket Liners

How to Sew Your Own Basket Liners 5 Free Video Lessons/Tutorials for You! How to Make a Basket Liner by Sailrite Sew A New Basket Liner Using the Old Basket Liner as a Template by Kandia Haynesworth How to Sew Basket Liners for Better Storage by Matt Fox How To Sew an Upcycled Tank Top Bike Basket Liner – A … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration

Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration

How to Sew a T-shirt – withwendy Watch Wendy sew this nice basic t-shirt using cotton knit fabric and an existing t-shirt for a pattern.  Wendy also shows how the same steps to construct the t-shirt can be modified to create a different fit across different bodies.   Sew a Simple T-Shirt Dress with Cheri Heaton and Martha … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Basic Sewing Terms and Fabric Anatomy

Basic Sewing Terms and Fabric Anatomy

The Anatomy of Fabric: In this free sewing video, Angel Peterson of FleeceFun explains the different parts of fabric. This is an important beginner sewing lesson that will help with any sewing pattern you are working on. Angel will explain “cross grain”, “selvage edge”, and what the “wrong” sides are. Learn the sewing terminology for … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Brother Sews Redefines

Brother Sews Redefines “Traditional Quilting” – Free Video Series

This free sewing series from Brother and Its Sew Easy TV features traditional sewing in all its forms with a focus on quilting.  Brother encourages us to get ready to redefine the words “traditional quilting” as they integrate some basic quilting techniques and principles into fashion accessory and garment sewing with modern and stylish results! Sewing Projects: … [ Read More at SWN! ]

My First Quilt - a free video lesson series featured at Sew Whats New

My First Quilt – A Free Video Series with Sara Gallegos

Are you ready to start planning your first quilt but aren’t sure where to start? Or maybe you want to help someone with her or his first quilt but could use some guidance and assurance. The “My First Quilt” from QNN gives us the information and inspiration that helps us to successfully plan, cut, and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

racetrack dress

Sew a Fun Racetrack Dress or Halloween Costume with PinkChocolateBreak

Using her Brother DS140 sewing machine, Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak shows us how she stitched this hot racetrack dress for Halloween! “Halloween is right around the corner so I want to create something special for this occasion. Last year I gave it a try but since it was last minute, I didn’t really nail it when … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Made To Sew's Free Beginner's Sewing Course

Made To Sew: Free Beginner’s Video Sewing Course

Do you want to learn how to sew, or simply want to review some techniques? A free beginners sewing course will point you in the right direction! Aneka Truman of Made To Sew has launched FIVE FREE video sewing lessons that guide you from threading your sewing machine to the next steps to improve your accuracy matching seams and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials   Sew What s New Blog

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials

  Choose a pretty fat quarter or some flannel to make a pair of one-of-a-kind espadrilles or slippers! The basic espadrille shoe is a great casual shoe for all ages. I think they would make very comfortable slippers too. Use the basic techniques demonstrated in the videos below to create espadrille-style slippers while replacing the materials you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Big Beautiful Beach Bag with SewVeryEasy

Sew a Big Beautiful Beach Bag with SewVeryEasy

Get this free pdf sewing pattern and follow along with this free video tutorial from SewVeryEasy to sew this big beautiful beach bag!   Helpful sewing tips in this video make creating this bag beginner-friendly. This large beach bag has knotted rope handles that slide through grommets.  Fusible fleece makes this beach bag sturdy, the Pellon … [ Read More at SWN! ]