Warp & Weft and Straight of Grain - Woven Fabric

Warp & Weft and Straight of Grain – Woven Fabric

A woven fabric is one of the best fabric types for beginners to learn to sew with. A woven fabric is any textile created by weaving threads. Woven fabrics are created with two or more sets of threads interlaced at right angles to each other. Woven fabric is more sturdy and stable when pinned, cut and then sewn…

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Sew a Hoodie Sweater without a Pattern for Fall

Alisa from Thoughtful Creativity shares with us a free fall sewing tutorial to sew a hoodie sweater of any size. In this free video tutorial you will learn how to sew an easy hood, draft the actual hoodie, and how to sew them together…

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Halloween Mystery Quilt-Along – Free Block Patterns

BOO!  An exclusive and first-ever FREE Halloween Mystery Quilt-Along! Fat Quarter Shop brings you a free pattern and video series called Bats & Boos Mystery Sew Along. Beginning August 2, Fat Quarter Shop offers free weekly video tutorials on their YouTube channel (you can watch the whole series below as it is released) as well as the FREE quilt patterns. Join Kimberly as she stitches through each block of this mystery quilt, from cutting through finishing the whole quilt top.  The quilt finishes at 40.5″ square…  Bats & Boos Mystery Sew Along

Sew Better! 8 BEST Beginner Sewing Machine Tips from The Last Stitch

8 Best Beginner Sewing Tips – Sew Better with The Last Stitch

If you want to get better at using your sewing machine, follow these eight simple steps from Johanna Lundström, the author of Master the Coverstitch Machine and Sewing Activewear, that will make your garment sewing look sew much more professional! Johanna discusses and demonstrates releasing and balancing the tension, needle down when starting a seam, pulling back the thread, stitch length and width, sewing straight and guiding fabrics…

Sew an Easy A-Line Skirt

Sew an Easy A-Line Skirt

In this free video Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity demonstrates how she drafts a very simple, yet versatile A-line skirt with an elastic waist, pockets in the front and back, and a cute belt accent. A very easy skirt to sew. Unlike a simple gathered skirt, a gathered A-line skirt does not add extra gathers at the waist – which is great, but you can still enjoy flared bottom of the skirt. No zipper!

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One-Hour Farmers Market Roll-up Tote Bag Sewing Tutorial

Making it in the Mountains shares a free sewing video tutorial showing us how easy it is to make these pretty linen market bags that you can roll up and store later.

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Evelyn Wood Shares 14 Things She Wishes She Knew As A Beginner Sewer

Evelyn Wood shares 14 things she wishes she knew as a beginner sewer. Evelyn discusses her sewing tips for tools, machines, fear of cutting fabrics, patterns, fitting, being overwhelmed, and the sewing process as a beginner. Watch this free video and listen to Evelyn’s very best tips for those of us who are beginner sewing enthusiasts…

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Patchwork Sewing Notion Organizer Project

An intermediate sewing project from Minki Kim to stitch this patchwork sewing notions organizer. The free video tutorial below demonstrates how to put this handy organizer together. This pouch measures 9 1/4˝ (24cm) wide x 6 1/4˝ (16cm) high x 1’’ (2.5cm) deep once completed. A fat-quarter friendly and scrap-busting sewing project! The digital pattern is available (here) and you can sew and sell these pouches with the pattern download. ..

Ten Awesome Things to Sew and Sell (or Give Away)!

Ten Awesome Things to Sew and Sell (or Give Away)!

Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shares ten solid sewing projects that you can easily sew and sell, or give as gifts! Watch the free roundup video and follow the links to all of the free sewing video tutorials.