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! ]

Glam Up Your Old Sweaters with These 4 DIYs

Glam Up + Upcycle Your Old Sweaters With These 4 DIY’s!

By elizabethg September 28, 2015 “Don’t throw that old sweater away! Sure, it may have a hole or two. Yes, it’s probably tighter than the last time you pulled it out. But just because you can’t wear it doesn’t mean it‘s useless.”

Angela Wolf sews batwing sleeves

How to Add Bat-wing Sleeves – with Angela Wolf on It’s Sew Easy

Angela Wolf shows us how to alter a sewing pattern to add bat-wing sleeves on It’s Sew Easy! More sleeve sewing techniques and tutorials at SWN: Video: How to Make a Bat-wing Shirt Video: Setting a Sleeve  Video: Straight Sleeve Sloper Topic: Shirt Sleeves to Yoga Capris Photo: this is the butterfly sleeve  Video: Pattern Cutting … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Make Packing Lunch Fun with Disney Designs and the Brother 990D

Sew Kid’s Lunch Bags with Disney Designs and the Brother 990D Sewing + Embroidery Machine

Learn how to make a cute and useful sandwich wrap to liven up lunch boxes that features beloved Disney characters Piglet and Winnie the Pooh with Marisa Pawelko using the Innov-is 990D Sewing & Embroidery Machine. – BrotherSews Save Money with Back to School Sewing Projects and Ideas for Kids

Brother NQ3500D Sewing   Embroidery Machine Demo 450

Brother NQ3500D Innov-is Demo

This computerized sewing and embroidery machine from Brother is fun to use! As a rookie machine embroiderer, and a beginner quilter, I had very little trouble using this machine. Brother provided manuals for all of the functions of this machine. The manuals are wonderfully easy to follow – which is a blessing for more visual … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag - Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Sew an Easy Basic Tote Bag – Free Tutorial from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham created this simple tote with a 20 x 32 piece of sturdy fabric, three yards of one-inch wide cotton webbing,  pins, & coordinating  thread!  Choose some sturdy fabric and follow along to learn how to sew your own basic tote bag!    Sewing Beyond the Basics – Annie’s Online Classes: “Learn how to sew using intermediate-level techniques with this online … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to sew a pair of shorts from a pillow case  no pattern needed

How to Sew a Pair of Shorts from a Pillow Case with Melina Hollway

In this free sewing tutorial, fashion designer Melina Hollway from Damsel in this Dress shows you how to make a pair of vintage sleep-shorts out of a vintage pillowcase without a pattern. Want to become a fashion designer? read more…. With the release of the new eBook “Secrets of a Self-Taught Fashion Designer” you can now … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Summer Garment Sewing Project - Create a Comfy Beach Cover-up with Melanie Ham

Easy Beginners Summer Garment Sewing Project – Create a Comfy Beach Cover-up with Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham created this great beach cover-up with 1 1/4 yard of burnout knit fabric and pom-pom trim!

Using Pinking Shears

Using Pinking Shears + Seam Finishing Techniques

Learn how to use pinking shears to trim the seam allowances or pattern piece edges of your sewing projects to prevent fraying and unravelling! with FashionSewingBlogTV with Deborah Moebes More seam finishing at SWN: Video: Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish – Watch how to stitch & pink seam allowances with these step-by-step instructions. Video: Two Great … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Reversible Fabric Storage Buckets to Sew

Reversible Fabric Storage Buckets to Sew

Keryn from StyleNovice shows us how she constructed these handy reversible fabric storage baskets with this fun video sewing tutorial! Approximate completed bag size: 21 cm / 8.3” long x 17 cm / 6.7” wide x 23 cm / 9” high with handles. ETSY SHOP – http://www.etsy.com/shop/stylenovice More Crafty Sewing Projects at SWN: Making Coiled … [ Read More at SWN! ]