Fresh Quilting - A Free Video Series from the Modern Quilt Guild

Fresh Quilting – A Free Video Series from the Modern Quilt Guild

  Fresh Quilting is a new public television show co-produced by the Modern Quilt Guild (MQG) and KS Productions. Fresh Quilting airs this February 2017 with an all-star lineup of modern designers and quilters. In this new modern quilting series, innovative modern quilters reinterpret traditional techniques with a fresh, modern aesthetic! In each episode, leading … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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26 Valentine’s Day Dresses to Sew with Pink Chocolate Break

Learn 26 easy DIY dress design variations to sew for ladies in this free video playlist! From fun fringe dresses to a Beyonce-inspired look, you’ll find a wide variety of DIY dress styles that will inspire you to sew and look hot on Valentines Day.” – Jocy from Pink Chocolate Break  SHOP Jocy’s fabrics here: http://www.paixaofortes.com More Valentine’s Day Sewing:   … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Brother ScanNCut for Quilting and Sewing – Cutting Machines

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PL_gFPkwpxIFLZm7XPh2AiX4VtfKzL2H_-[/embedyt]  I’ve been looking at the Brother Scan N Cut fabric (and paper!) cutting machine. There are several different cutting machine brands available and I am curious as to how they all work. The reason I’ve decided to showcase this particular brand is due to the way it works without needing dies for each … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Crazy Ann Quilt Block Party Free Video Series with Eleanor Burns

Quilt with Eleanor Burns while she demonstrates her brilliant techniques to make quilt construction fast, fun, and easy! Watch some of the best methods for creating beautiful quilt binding, flying geese patches, applique, strip piecing, half square triangles, mitering, borders,  and lots more!  This free quilting series is perfect for beginners and intermediate quilters. See more from Eleanor here:  https://www.quiltinaday.com/ Watch the free Crazy Ann Quilt … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Home Sewing Business Advice

Home Sewing Business Advice

If you are thinking about taking your passion for sewing and creating beautiful garments, and pouring it all into a home business, you won’t want to miss this free video series from Eryn Shields of Style Sew Me.  Eryn offers valuable advice for starting and growing your home sewing business. Information on balancing family, job, and sewing … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Fibres and Fabrics Video Series with Verena Erin

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! ]

My First Quilt - a free video lesson series featured at Sew Whats New

My First Quilt – A Free Video Series with Sara Gallegos

Are you ready to start planning your first quilt but aren’t sure where to start? Or maybe you want to help someone with her or his first quilt but could use some guidance and assurance. The “My First Quilt” from QNN gives us the information and inspiration that helps us to successfully plan, cut, and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

5 Quick + Easy Quilts - Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

5 Quick + Easy Quilts – Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

I chose these five videos because I felt they demonstrated clearly, and offered a variety of styles, quilting techniques and personalities! The playlist is automatically sorted by popularity through Youtube.  Choose one and make it all your own! Fold and Sew Quilts from National Quilters Circle Easiest Quilt Ever – The Coin Quilt with Fons … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Beginner’s Quilted Blanket Video Series from StyleNovice

Beginner Quilting eCourse: This eCourse from StyleNovice offers step-by-step instructions to sew and quilt a nine-block square quilted blanket using your fresh color schemes, fabric prints, and creative ideas.  Written instructions available here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/StyleNovice.  This quilted blanket would be lovely for the cottage, picnic park, or beach this summer!  Have fun putting it together and showing … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Sewing Machine Repair – Common problems with stitches, threading, tension and bobbins!

Is your sewing machine feeling tired and cranky lately? Why not treat it to a day of pampering and upkeep? Indulge your sewing machine with an “oil treatment“, massage it’s tired noisy gears, tighten the belts and reset the timing.  Save money and do these relatively simple sewing machine repairs yourself at home or in the studio. Troubleshooting tips and techniques … [ Read More at SWN! ]