Open a Sewing and Alterations Business

Open a Sewing and Alterations Business with These Free Video Lessons

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PL8RfVh9YTyOvDSQxCAEFpclhh5-uNgn1F[/embedyt] This free video playlist created by Alterations by Phyllis covering specific alteration techniques that will give you an excellent start to a prosperous alterations business.  Phyllis also covers how to successfully run an alterations business in your own home.  She shares her tips and experience with over 15 free videos! Update and freshen … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Fall Fashion Sewing with Inside the Hem – 2016

Join Abbey and Lindsey from “Inside the Hem” as they share their autumn garment sewing inspiration in this free video series covering fall fabrics, patterns and more!   More Autumn Projects at SWN:           

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Sew Comfortable Stretch Jeans – A Free Weekly Sew-along with MimiG Style!

MimiG has created this wonderful free sewing series for sewing ladies jeans! MimiG designed these jeans for ladies who have curves, and/or who always end up with jeans that leave a gap in the back at the waist. You can sew some jeans that will fit, with a professionally constructed look while following this free … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Home Sewing Business Advice

Home Sewing Business Advice

If you are thinking about taking your passion for sewing and creating beautiful garments, and pouring it all into a home business, you won’t want to miss this free video series from Eryn Shields of Style Sew Me.  Eryn offers valuable advice for starting and growing your home sewing business. Information on balancing family, job, and sewing … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Free Sewing Video Series: Thrifted Transformations

Free Sewing Series: Thrifted Transformations

April’s free sewing series; Thrifted Transformations is all about DIY refashions, upcycling existing garments with lots of life left in their fabrics into something completely new to wear! Subscribe to April’s Youtube channel for fresh weekly fashion sewing projects that will inspire you to DIY! I printed this fabric using sublimation ❤️ Stay tuned for my … [ 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! ]

Spring Garment Sewing 2016 at Sew Whats New

Spring Garment Sewing Inspiration 2016

Spring and Summer fabric hauls, pattern features, fabrics, and free garment sewing tutorials! More Spring sewing inspiration can be found at: Video: How to Sew a Mini Spring Dress – Recycling a T-Shirt Video: How to Sew a Layered Tube Dress for Spring and Summer Blog Post: SPRING/SUMMER DRESS ENSEMBLE Topic: How to Sew a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

TaylorHeart Designs + Jolie Hart Adaptive Clothing Designs for Girls

TaylorHeart Designs + Jolie Hart Adaptive Clothing Designs for Girls

An inspiring feel-good news story about a sewer and garment designer who has developed, and now sews a line of clothing for girls with complex health care needs. Canadian designer Taylor Byrom retails her functional and unique clothing line Jolie Hart at Etsy, combining a beautiful style and wellness into each design. Byrom launched her girls adaptive clothing line … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Shweshwe Fabrics – The Denim or Tartan of South Africa

Seshweshwe is a printed fabric widely used for traditional Sotho (South Africa & Lesotho) clothing. Originally dyed indigo, this fabric is manufactured in a variety of colors and printing designs characterized by intricate geometric patterns.  Due to its timeless popularity, shweshwe has been described as “the denim, or tartan, of South Africa”.  From Wikipedia, the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Syrian Seamstresses Sew and Send Help Home

Syrian Seamstresses Sew to Send Help Home and Support Their Families

  Published by Al Jazeera English on Jan 4, 2016 A group of Syrian women in Turkey have set up their own factory to produce garments for families still in Syria. Read More: http://aje.io/SyrianClothesFactory   Embed from Getty Images More related sewing news: 10-Year-old Uses His Allowance to Design, Sew Clothes for Homeless Sewing donations a way … [ Read More at SWN! ]