How to Sew a Smartphone Pillow - from SewVeryEasy + 3 Free Patterns

How to Sew a Smartphone Pillow – from SewVeryEasy + 3 Free Patterns

A sewing project that requires very little fabric, also making a fantastic gift idea.  Sit this pillow on a nightstand, end table, kitchen counter, desk, or wherever you need it.  Your phone sits upright where it is easy to see and use. Laura Coia of SewVeryEasy offers this free sewing tutorial to show you how easy … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew Casual Ballet-Style Flat Shoes Using a Sewing Machine - A Free Step by Step Tutorial

Sew Casual Ballet-Style Flat Shoes Using a Sewing Machine – A Free Step by Step Tutorial

Learn how to sew flat ballet-style shoes with a regular home sewing machine by following this detailed step-by-step sewing video tutorial with Cherie Paxton. You can create flat shoes in every color of the rainbow! Cherie will discuss shoe sole materials, and offer free sewing tips and tricks when making ballet flat style shoes. what’s … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Boho Peasant Blouse + Free PDF Sewing Patterns

How to Sew a Boho Peasant Blouse

  More beautiful boho and peasant-style sewing projects: Blog Post: Tutorial: How to Sew a Peasant Top Blog Post: Fall Peasant Dress Blog Post:  Dress it Up Peasant Style Peasant Top for Valentine’s Day by Jennifer Hester Fun Flower Peasant Top by Jennifer Hester The Knotty Girl Boho Bag PDF Pattern Newest Peasant Dress by Lynn Palmertree Blue Floral … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Garment Construction: Learn to Fit a Dress Pattern + 4 Free Spring PDF Patterns

Garment Construction: Learn to Fit a Dress Pattern + 4 Free Spring PDF Patterns

“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! ]

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Sewing Patterns

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Patterns

Choosing a perfect pair of kids’ pajamas can prove to be a very perplexing task for sewers and for parents irrespective of factors like nationality or ethnicity. Comfort of the child is an aspect that no parent would consciously compromise on. To this effect, it is imperative for pajamas to be a comfortable fit, not to mention … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Memory Lane Pillow Top from by Karen Roark of one thimble patterns

Sew a Memory Lane Pillow Top – Free PDF Pattern from One Thimble Patterns

Inspired by Amy Butler’s Belle fabrics, Karen Roark of One Thimble Patterns designed this unique pillow top and shares her free sewing project in PDF format with us.  The Memory Lane Pillow Top can easily be sewn from strips of your favorite scrap fabrics or a with a jellyroll.  A Memory Lane Tote Bag pattern is also available. See more about The Memory Lane … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Honey Bunny for Easter

Sew a Honey Bunny for Easter with a Free PDF Pattern from Honeybee Cloths

An intermediate sewer can sew a Honey Bunny together in just a few hours! Dawn Lewis of Honeybee Cloths in of South West, UK. offers a very nice free pdf sewing pattern so everyone can sew a Honey Bunny this Easter!  DawnHoneybee is also the creator of the pretty Flutterby Needlecase too! Check out the Free Honey Bunny … [ 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! ]

Fitting Tips that will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

Fitting Tips That Will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

A Whiteboard Sewing Tutorial by Chris White demonstrates three tips for garment fitting, sewing and pattern making. “Let me know what questions you have about Pattern Making and maybe I’ll make a video answering your questions! You can also get my free PDF, The Handy Patternmaker’s EBook with updated links, showing you exactly what tools you need … [ 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! ]