reverse applique tutorial

An Easy Reverse Applique Quilting Tutorial from Man Sewing

Rob demonstrates his reverse applique quilting technique using solid fabric and a contrasting batik. To get the materials needed to make this project, follow this link. Video: Reverse Applique Pleated Heart Pillow by V and Co. Photo: Ruched Rug and Reverse Appliqued Pillows Patterns: PDF applique patterns to print at home   Follow Sew-Whats-New.com’s board Applique … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to use Backing Fabric as your Binding on Quilts - Farm Girl Vintage Potholders

Quilted Farm Girl Vintage Potholders + How to Use Excess Backing Fabric as Your Binding from Kimberly Jolly

The Fat Quarter Shop demonstrates a quick and simple quilting technique for finishing off your smaller quilts.  Learn how to use excess backing fabric as your binding.  This simple quilting technique leaves us with very little waste and a sweet finish for your quilts.  The quilt blocks featured within this video are all featured in Lori … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Turquoise - Fold Over Elastic

Fold-Over Elastic Sewing Tips from Silhouette Patterns

I think you will really enjoy this free garment sewing tutorial demonstrating how fold-over elastic can be applied while constructing a simple summer top with knit fabric from Silhouette Patterns. The public television home page – http://www.fit2stitch.com.  Silhouette Patterns educational sewing home page – http://www.silhouettepatterns.com Sew Stretchy: Tips for Sewing Fold-Over Elastic by Andrea Brown at Craftsy  #ad … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

“The standard sewing technique for gathering fabric while sewing is to sew two lines of basting stitches and then gently pull the fabric to gather along the stitch line.  This method is tedious risks breaking the basting stitches.  Instead of gathering using basting stitches, today I am going to show you a simpler method of gathering using a zigzag stitch … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing machine basics

What is a Gusset and How to Include Them in Your Sewing Projects

  A very informative video showing us what a gusset is, how to draft one, and then sew it into your sewing projects.  –  kpolygirl85    DKNY Vogue 1250 More gusset sewing: Photo: Quilted Gusset Tote Photo: I heart Apples Tote Photo: Skirt Godet Added Photo: The Creative Carryall Blog Post: DKNY Vogue 1250 knit dress with center back godet in … [ Read More at SWN! ]