Kids Pants Sewing Pattern and Tutorial from Zune's Sewing Therapy

Sew Unisex Kids Pants – Free Sewing Pattern + Tutorial from Zune’s Sewing Therapy

A quick sewing project and easy to wear elastic-waist pull-on pant sewing pattern for kids in eight sizes from six months to five years. These pants can be worn as pajama pants, casual pants, or pants for school depending on the type of fabric you decide to use. These simple pants are fabulous stitched from … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Insulated Casserole Carrier with Melanie Ham

Sew an Insulated Casserole Carrier with Melanie Ham

  Melanie Ham takes us through each step while demonstrating how she creates this fantastic insulated casserole carrier in her free sewing video tutorial.  The fabric used to sew this carrier is called Loominous by Anna Maria Horner for FreeSpirit.   This carrier is designed to hold a 9 x 13 Pyrex dish.    Sewing Supplies: 1/2 … [ Read More at SWN! ]

sew-applique tutorials - bird skirt

EASY Applique Technique from A Few Scraps

A free tutorial from Christina of A Few Scraps creates this pretty bird applique for a skirt easily and without frustration with a technique that makes applique easier.  This is a free tutorial that shows you how to use a dryer sheet when creating your applique fabric shapes.  Simple. Once you see how this tutorial you will … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a classic tank top sewn in a linen cotton blend fabric.

Beginner Sewing: Sew a Summer Tank Top

Learn how to sew this simple tank top in this free sewing tutorial for beginners from Farmhouse on Boone. Basic sewing skills, and a yard and a half of fabric are all we need to start stitching this basic top.  These tops can be worn all year round in all climates as part of a layered … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Summer Sewing Projects and Tutorials for Backyard Living - Free Video Series

Summer Sewing for the Backyard, Cottage, Patio, or Porch – Free Video Series

  Make outdoor living more comfortable and beautiful no matter where you are, with these free video tutorials that show us how to sew simple soft furnishings, umbrellas, shades, chairs, lounges, hammocks, grill covers, and more.  Sew your new patio on a budget and upcycle your materials, or invest in Sunbrella which *IS* the best … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Some of the Best Serger Tips and Techniques - Free Video Series

Some of the Best Serger Tips and Techniques – Free Video Series

  We curated a playlist just for you with some of the very best and most useful FREE serger sewing video tips and tutorials we could find!  Many of the top sewing professionals share their expertise and experience with sergers. Check the top left corner of the video for a list of titles to inform and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fat Quarter Pop Up Sewing Pattern

Spring Storage Buckets Sewing Projects

  Today we want to showcase two sewing resources offering the how-to’s to make these fun spring-loaded storage buckets. The first is a free written sewing tutorial from the folks at BadSkirt, and the second is a designer pattern from the Fat Quarter Gypsy and two videos that demonstrate the bucket being constructed.  Combine the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

LisaCapen's Quilted + Paper Pieced Journal Cover

Quilted + Paper Pieced Journal Cover – Free Video Tutorial with Lisa Capen Quilts

A paper pieced, quilted notebook / journal cover makes a thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day. Lisa Capen shows us how she created this lovely quilted journal cover using a paper piecing method and some beautiful fabrics, walking you through the entire project from start to finish. The PDF pattern download, available from Etsy, provides a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

April Showers - Learn How to Sew a Raincoat with Pretty Prudent

April Showers – Learn How to Sew a Raincoat with Pretty Prudent

A quick sewing project for confident beginners! Instead of an intermediate structured raincoat project, this lined swing style coat makes a simple sewing project. Using the principles demonstrated in the tutorial, you can make this raincoat any size.  Cotton laminate can go in the washer and dryer, or better yet – can be simply wiped clean.  If you haven’t … [ Read More at SWN! ]