Soft Toy  Plushie Sewing for Kids

Soft Toy / Plushie Sewing for Kids!

Isn’t a plushie (soft toy) one of the first projects young sewers usually like to try?  My very first sewing project, by hand, was of a small white kitten-sized cat.  I think I was able to somehow attach all of the limbs and ears, etc.  It was not exactly a beginner sewing project for *anyone* … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn how to make modern mosaic stained glass quilt blocks

How to Create Modern Mosaic or Stained Glass Quilt Blocks – Free Video

Here’s an easy-to-follow quilting tutorial from DinkyDoo Fabrics demonstrating how to create beautiful one-of-a-kind mosaic blocks for your next quilt! These blocks are a lot of fun to make.  If you used black strips, instead of white, you would end up with a stained-glass look for your quilt.  Watch the video from Alicia of DinkyDoo Fabrics to see how easy … [ 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! ]

Easter daffodil silk ribbon hand embroidery

Easter Daffodils – Silk Ribbon Hand Embroidery Video Tutorial

Having recently tried silk ribbon embroidery I was delighted to come across craftyattic, who as well as the necessary supplies have a great range of embroidery video tutorials on creating various silk ribbon flowers.   With Spring in the air, and Easter round the corner, I thought you all might enjoy the daffodils! Easter Daffodils – Silk Ribbon … [ Read More at SWN! ]

St. Patrick's Day Mug Rug

Lucky St. Patrick’s Shamrock Mug Rug – Free Quilting Tutorial from The Way I Sew It

A free tutorial for a quilted St. Patrick’s Day mug rug by The Way I Sew It that coordinates perfectly with your drink of choice, be it Irish coffee, Guinness, or minty green milkshakes for the kids!  The Irish flag, a shamrock, and a nine-patch block is incorporated into this Lucky St. Patrick’s Shamrock mug rug.  Step-by-step quilting … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew Easy Bingo-Inspired Bags - DIY

Sew Fun Bingo-Inspired Bags – Free DIY

Design and sew your own bingo bag If you love bingo and visit halls often to socialize with fellow players, you’re going to love this little project that will make you the envy of your friends. It’s cute, functional, and lets you show the world your support to the oldest game in history that is … [ Read More at SWN! ]

5 Quick + Easy Quilts - Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

5 Quick + Easy Quilts – Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

I chose these five videos because I felt they demonstrated clearly, and offered a variety of styles, quilting techniques and personalities! The playlist is automatically sorted by popularity through Youtube.  Choose one and make it all your own! Fold and Sew Quilts from National Quilters Circle Easiest Quilt Ever – The Coin Quilt with Fons … [ Read More at SWN! ]

DIY Holiday Garland Decor Tutorial

4 Festive DIY Garland Ideas!

’Tis the season to deck it out! When it’s time to dress up your halls for fall festivities and winter wonderlands, get crafty with this DIY from Mode! Create a winter wonderland with these four, festive garland ideas. Whether you customize it with a seasonal message or re-purpose those wine corks into dazzling décor, these … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Winter Snowflakes Applique Wall Hanging or Pillow - Free Pattern + Video

Winter Snowflakes Applique Wall Hanging or Pillow – Free Pattern + Video

Leslie and Lynn share the GO! Snowflake die featured in the GO! Snowflakes wall hanging or pillow pattern! Subscribe to the AccuQuilt Newsletter.  AccuQuilt offers quilters, fabric crafters and retailers a premiere line of fabric cutters, dies, quilting patterns and other quilt and fabric cutting solutions that help quilters quickly and accurately cut shapes for quilting … [ Read More at SWN! ]