A free and very informative video series about sewing with denim! Denim is a sturdy cotton fabric that is made with a twill weave or plain weave. Other denim variations include sateen which usually has a blend of cotton/polyester. Denim is available in many different weights and some even incorporate Spandex to provide stretch. Denim … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Seven free sewing videos and seven styles from Lara at MondbergTV! Lara inspires us and demonstrates how she transforms a simple shirt into a one-of-a-kind garment. Going south to escape winter and want to take some unique tops to enjoy the sunshine in? One of these seven sewing videos is sure to give you a few … [ Read More at SWN! ]
This free sewing series includes topics such as measuring and fitting children, upcycling projects, simple DIY tutorials and sewing a complete pattern. Whatever your skill level or time available you’ll be sure to sew some fun and comfortable clothing for back to school! More back to school projects at SWN: Save Money with Back to … [ Read More at SWN! ]
How to Sew a T-shirt – withwendy Watch Wendy sew this nice basic t-shirt using cotton knit fabric and an existing t-shirt for a pattern. Wendy also shows how the same steps to construct the t-shirt can be modified to create a different fit across different bodies. Sew a Simple T-Shirt Dress with Cheri Heaton and Martha … [ Read More at SWN! ]
The fabrics we choose for sewing and wearing garments, household linen, and accessories are very important. Fabric directly affects the comfort and performance of any garment we make. How we care for our fabric also impacts the environment even more so than others, according to Verena Erin of My Green Closet. Verena discusses the different textiles available, all with different looks, … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Check out Stunning Silk Ribbon Embroidered Wool Handbag by Susan from Sew Whats New at Mode “The trouble with being a sewer is sometimes you just can’t leave things alone. Here is the absolutely fabulous “Upcycled Wool Bag” I made from Jennifer Clouston’s new book “Foolproof Crazy Patchwork Projects“. I love this bag!” – See … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Vintage suitcases are typically sturdy and strong enough to keep everything safe inside. A thrift store suitcase, two yards of fabric and some foam are what you need to make this great suitcase dog bed. Your pooch will love this cozy bed and you, for GIY “glamming it yourself”! Glam it Yourself! – Treat Your Pup to … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Check out Jazz Up Your Boots – Accessories For Your Footwear by Janel C at Mode More shoe DIY’s at SWN: Slipper Sewing Projects Footwear Gallery Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!
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!
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!