Fabric 101: All About Silks

Fabric 101: All About Silks

Watch this video from Fabric Mart and learn more about different fabrics made from silk, what to sew with them, and how to care for your silk fabric accessories and garments!   Learn to how to sew and work with silk, or silk like fabrics that are slippy and troublesome. We will share tips and techniques on … [ Read More at SWN! ]

You Can Sew a Textured Designer Pillow - Free Video from Cynthia Dickerson

You Can Sew a Textured Designer Pillow – Free Video from Cynthia Dickerson

  This is a fun decorative stitching technique demonstrated by Cynthia Dickerson using a ruffler foot attachment to make a luxurious designer-look pillow. Cynthia created a way to use a ruffler foot to make ruffles the whole width and length of your material. This pillow finishes with a very sophisticated style that you would expect to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

“The standard sewing technique for gathering fabric while sewing is to sew two lines of basting stitches and then gently pull the fabric to gather along the stitch line.  This method is tedious risks breaking the basting stitches.  Instead of gathering using basting stitches, today I am going to show you a simpler method of gathering using a zigzag stitch … [ Read More at SWN! ]