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! ]

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Ideas and inspiration for sewing and craft rooms layout, organization, and DIY furniture!  Check out Sewing Room Inspiration by Sew Whats New at Mode: Follow Sew-Whats-New.com’s board Sewing Machines and Studios on Pinterest. Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

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.” Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis

Exhibit shows sewing’s evolution from hoop skirts to tablet cases – By Anna Pratt

Local group shows 35 years of home handiwork. Special to the Star Tribune AUGUST 14, 2015 How did sewing help hospital staffers who might have to deal with the Ebola crisis?   That’s one of the questions you could get answered at “35 Years and Still Sewing Strong,” an exhibit in the basement of the … [ 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! ]

Four Tips for Solving Skipped Stitches

Tips for Solving Skipped Stitches – from How To Sew

“Ensure smooth stitching each time you start a project with our tips for solving your stitching woes. This is a Machine Minute brought to you by Baby Lock and the Grace machine. Visit www.howtosew.com for more sewing basics and easy projects.” – How to Sew Skipped Stitches: One More Reason Why with SewVeryEasy “One reason your machine … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

How to Identify and Use 11 Most Common Sewing Machine Feet

Designer, pattern maker and sewing instructor Steffani Lincecum teaches you how to identify and use 11 of the most common sewing feet. Start with zipper and buttonhole feet, then learn how to use blind-hem and rolled-hem feet to finish your work like a pro. Finish with a tour of popular optional feet that help you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

There s a Better Way Sewing Tips from Threads

There’s a Better Way – Sewing Tips and Techniques from Threads

A free web-only video series by Threads Magazine “In this free web-only video series, Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shares quick sewing tips, tricks, and techniques to help you sew smarter, better and faster. Visit ThreadsMagazine.com for more expert sewing techniques, tips, and inspiration!” Episodes in this sewing series: Use a Bill-spike to Stabilize a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Free Sewing and Quilting PDF eGuides to Download!

Free eGuides to Download: These wonderful free sewing and quilting PDF eGuides are available exclusively on Craftsy, packed with tutorials, tips and tricks from sewing and quilting experts. Download instantly for free now (you can even print it easily if you’d like) and enjoy it forever in the comfort of your home or even on the … [ Read More at SWN! ]