Top Ten Gifts for Beginner Sewers and Quilters!

Top Ten Gifts for Beginner Sewers and Quilters!

  Where Melanie gets her sewing machines http://bit.ly/sewminithings  The sewing machine featured is a Juki HZL LB- 5020 and typically retails for $299. A great cutting mat, basic ruler and rotary cutter set. Some favorite specialty quilting rulers A Bluetooth speaker http://amzn.to/2gsZXgE Clover glass head pins Quilty Box Ceramic Cats (?) Search on Etsy.com, or, look at local gift shops Clover Wonder Clips Thread … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Make a Sewing & Quilting Wrist Cuff

Stitch a Sewing Tool Wrist Cuff

  Create your own sewing & quilting wrist cuff with this free step by step tutorial from Feeling Stitchy! Easily store your snips, needles, etc while keeping your tools close and portable. This is a fun and free sewing project that makes a practical and sew very useful accessory for anyone who likes to do … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing Tools, Feet, and Notions - How To Make an Oversized Ironing Board

Basic Beginner Sewing Tools, Machine Feet, and Notions

Let’s Learn To Sew put this great sewing video series together with some great information about some of the various sewing and quilting tools, notions, and sewing machine feet commonly used. Learn how to make an over-sized ironing board, how to make cement pattern weights, how to change your sewing machine needle, see how to make … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Ideas and inspiration for sewing and craft rooms layout, organization, and DIY furniture!  Check out Sewing Room Inspiration by Sew Whats New at Mode: Follow Sew-Whats-New.com’s board Sewing Machines and Studios on Pinterest.

Replace Your Ironing Board Cover - Free Sewing Tutorial

Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial

A step-by-step photographic sewing tutorial by Patchouli Moon demonstrating how to sew a replacement ironing board cover.  Sewing your own ironing board cover allows you to choose the fabric and create a more durable ironing surface for your sewing. Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial Sewing and pressing tips and tutorials! Video: Teach Yourself to Sew: How to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing Project Travel Tote Bag - Free PDF Pattern from Stitch by Stitch

Sewing Project Travel Tote Bag – Free PDF Pattern from Stitch by Stitch

If you belong to a sewing or quilt guild, a modern-day “sewing bee“, or like to sew while you travel, this bag is designed to hold all those little goodies you need to bring. This practical bag pattern offers eight small pockets, with four in front, and two pockets on both sides of the bag, and one … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Mini Pin Tote - Free Pincushion Pattern from Poorhouse Quilt Designs

Sew a Mini Pin Tote – Free PDF Pattern from Poorhouse Quilt Designs

Stitch this pincushion resembling a tote bag with this free PDF from Poorhouse Quilt Designs.  This little pincushion is a sweet gift for a sewing or quilting friend, and sew one for yourself.  Click the link below and you can download the instructions for this cute pin cushion from there: Free Pin Tote Pincushion Instructions For your … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Quilters World Spring 2015 Issue

Quilter’s World – Spring 2015 Issue + Free Whirling Hexagons Tutorial

See the Quilters World Spring 2015 Issue Quilter’s World magazine instructs and inspires quilters in all aspects of the art of quilt making. Each information-packed issue features exclusive new projects from top designers, the hottest patterns of the moment, helpful reader-submitted tips, editorial reviews of the latest quilt products on the market, and profiles of great … [ Read More at SWN! ]

The Binding Tool Star Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co

The Binding Tool Star Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co

Published on Jan 8, 2015 The Binding Tool Star Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co. MSQC’s Jenny teaches us how to make the easy and beautiful Binding Tool Star Quilt using jelly rolls (2 1/2 strips of precut fabric) and the binding tool template. To get the materials needed … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Electric Seam Ripper Demo: Removing Sewing Machine Stitches & Serger Stitches

Electric Seam Ripper Demo: Removing Sewing Machine Stitches & Serger Stitches

Jodi from Jocole Patterns shows you the Electric Seam Ripper. You won’t believe your eyes when you see how quick and easy it is to rip out sewing mistakes with the electric seam ripper (hair trimmer). Shown on both the traditional sewing machine stitches and serger stitches.