Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham

45 Simple (and free!) Sewing Projects from Melanie Ham

Melanie Ham is an exceptionally talented teacher and sewer who shares her projects and techniques in each one of these 45 free sewing videos. These sewing projects are simple and beginner-friendly with a twist of fun!  Join Melanie and become inspired! 45 Simple Sewing Projects with Melanie Ham: How To Make a Fast and Easy Fabric … [ Read More at SWN! ]

sewing 101 free video lessons

Sewing 101 – Ten FREE Video Lessons from Angel Peterson

Angel Peterson for AllFreeSewing published this fantastic playlist of informative beginner sewing lessons that may answer many beginner sewers’ questions.   Learn basic sewing techniques that every sewer should know regardless of skill level.  These quick and fun videos cover important sewing topics such as: The Best Way To Use a Seam Ripper and Unpick a Stitch Sewing Tools … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Hanging Your Quilts: Sleeves, Rods, Magnets, Racks, and More

Hanging Your Quilts: Sleeves, Rods, Magnets, Racks, and More

Seven free videos covering the many techniques, tools and tips for hanging quilts! Featured Quilt: Fish in the Sea Quilt by Janet Harris Magnet-Ficent Invisible Quilt Hanger by HeirloomCreations Quilting Basics – Hanging A Quilt by Missouri Star Quilt Company Sew Easy Lesson: How to Add a Hanging Sleeve to your Quilt by Fons & Porter How to Make a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Create Your Own Pretty Bias Tape and Piping

How to Create Your Own Pretty Bias Tape and Piping – Simple Techniques!

“Ever wondered what it means to ‘cut on the bias’? Well Sara from Hobby Lobby is here to show you! In this video, Sara explains everything we need know to use this simple and essential technique to create bias tape and piping for your future sewing projects. For project details and a printable please visit … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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! ]

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! ]

Super Easy Faux Needle Turn Applique Technique

EASY Applique Technique from A Few Scraps

See how Christina from A Few Scraps creates this pretty bird applique for a skirt easily and without frustration! Don’t miss the applique projects by SWN members in the gallery slideshow below: SWN Applique Gallery: Find more inspiring applique photos like this on Sew, What’s New? More applique techniques and tutorials for you at SWN:   How … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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! ]

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! ]