“In her three-part Learn to Fit video series Melissa Watson, McCall’s designer and certified sewing instructor, uses the Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fit method to show you how to successfully achieve a perfect fit with all of your patterns. This video addresses princess seams for a great fit in the bodice area using McCall’s pattern M6989 designed … [ Read More at SWN! ]
One of my nieces asked me to sew some bunting for her sister’s birthday present, to decorate her backyard for the summer. As always for me it’s choosing the fabrics and how to arrange them that takes a lot of the time, but she wanted red and white so that simplified matters! My fabric stash provided … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]
Here’s how to sew a circle scarf or vest for a quick fashion accessory project you’ll love all year round. Circle vests and scarves can be created from any fabric that has no distinguishable right or wrong side. A nice soft tweed style wool, winter fleece, or a solid color double knit works with this project. This free … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A free paper pieced quilt pattern from Quilt Doodle Designs for a lovely springtime tulips quilt block to print at home! Piece one or two blocks to make a spring tote bag or make twenty for a pretty tulip quilt. Create a one-of-a-kind using your own creativity and this free epattern. Link three tulip blocks together for … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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This “Hooded Cap” can be worn in three different ways! It’s suitable for women and men, and it is also reversible! You can sew it in under one hour and it’s easy. A fabulous gift idea! Find the pattern here! Post by Sew-Whats-New.com Fans!
“Minky is a special type of plush fabric that is often used to make baby blankets, baby clothing and baby accessories. Minky fabric is like fleece – but softer and thicker. The high quality of minky fabric prevents its’ colors from fading and its warmth from decreasing over time.” – Minky Couture Please note, … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A free PDF sewing pattern for a smart-looking baby diaper changing pad that includes storage pockets for a package of baby wipes, a few diapers, and carries as a clutch or handbag. A multi-style pattern in a satchel style with handle, or a clutch style diaper bag. Deby Coles who designed this baby changing pad rates this as a confident … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak gives a DIY sewing demonstration showing us how she patterned a pair of leggings from an existing pair, and then cut and sewed them together with jersey knit beautifully. What you’ll need: – 1 yard/meter of stretch knit fabric – existing leggings that fit YOU – thread – fabric scissors – pins – sewing … [ Read More at SWN! ]