Sew a Ribbon Pen & Pencil Case

Money Saving Back-to-School Sewing Projects and Ideas for Kids

Sew a Ribbon Pen & Pencil Case – Free step-by-step sewing tutorial by Jo Leichte of WeAllSew! Sew as many slots as you need using funky ribbon and the zig-zag stitch to create a one-of-a-kind writing instrument organizer.  This is a fun and easy sewing project that you could finish very quickly!  Learn how to sew this pen and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

“The standard sewing technique for gathering fabric while sewing is to sew two lines of basting stitches and then gently pull the fabric to gather along the stitch line.  This method is tedious risks breaking the basting stitches.  Instead of gathering using basting stitches, today I am going to show you a simpler method of gathering using a zigzag stitch … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Zigzag Stitch

How to Sew a Zigzag Stitch

Learn how to sew a zigzag stitch with a sewing machine from designer Jennifer Wiese in this free sewing tutorial. More from SWN: Blog Post: Sewing Tip: How To Sew A Flat Zigzag On An Edge Appliqued Baby’s Owl Bib Two Great Seam Allowance Finishes Stacked Tea Cups Applique – Free Tutorial and Pattern Recycled Jersey Knit … [ Read More at SWN! ]