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! ]

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! ]

Baby Car Seat Pannier Bags to Sew

Learn to Sew Baby Car Seat Pannier Bags

Warehouse Fabrics designed and demonstrates how to create these awesome baby car seat pannier bags with expandable cargo pockets!  This is a sewing project that I would be inclined to use a laminated cotton, vinyl, or an oilcloth to make the bags.  (I would never use the white fabric pictured because *my* kids would have destroyed … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FREE PDF: Minky Swing Jacket Sewing Pattern for Little Girls

FREE PDF: Minky Swing Jacket Sewing Pattern for Little Girls

“Minky is a special type of plush fabric that is often used to make baby blankets, baby clothing and baby accessories. Minky fabric is like fleece – but softer and thicker. The high quality of minky fabric prevents its’ colors from fading and its warmth from decreasing over time.”  – Minky Couture   Please note, … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Baby Changing Mat - 2 Options Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

Beginners Baby Changing Mat – Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

A free PDF sewing pattern for a smart-looking baby diaper changing pad that includes storage pockets for a package of  baby wipes, a few diapers, and carries as a clutch or handbag.  A multi-style pattern in a satchel style with handle, or a clutch style diaper bag.  Deby Coles who designed this baby changing pad rates this as a confident … [ Read More at SWN! ]