Quiltmas 2018 video series - sewing and quilting projects for Christmas

A Quiltmas Sew-Along Video Series – Four Festive Holiday Blocks

  A free video series for Christmas sewing and quilting projects.  Make mini-quilts, mug rugs, pot-holders, table toppers, and more.  Watch the videos with all of the measurements and instructions for stitching these sweet Christmas blocks together.  Featured in this series is a holiday wreath quilt block, a skate, a hot chocolate mug, and a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing with Faux Fur - Free Tips, Tricks, + Tutorials

Sewing with Faux Fur – Free Tips, Tricks, + Tutorials

Faux fur, also called fake fur, is any material made of cellulose or synthetic fibers usually designed to resemble animal fur. Faux fur is typically used for creating accessories, and garments for cold weather. Warm and cozy for slippers, collars, mittens, boot cuffs, and jacket lining.  Faux fur usually has a knit fabric backing and is … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Oversized Cardigan Upcycle Project with the Sustainable Seamstress

Oversized Cardigan Upcycle with The Sustainable Seamstress

“Upcycled in this video is an over-sized and unflattering cardigan sweater,  tailored to the correct size and re-purposed  with a thrifted appliqued t-shirt to refashion the cardigan sweater into a wearable fashionable eco-friendly handmade wardrobe essential. ” Watch the video DIY:   The Sustainable Seamstress is dedicated to slow fashion. Upcycled clothing for a large … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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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! ]

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Tips for Choosing Coat or Jacket Sewing Patterns with Lauren Guthrie

  Autumn and winter coat sewing patterns: Sewing your own coat is an investment of time and supplies and choosing a pattern can be a big decision that is dependent on many things such as supplies, cost, size, and sewing skill level. In this video, seamstress Lauren Guthrie will tell you all about her own experiences while … [ Read More at SWN! ]

boo to you mystery quilt video series

Boo to You Halloween Mystery Quilt – Free Video Series + Pattern

  Yvette Niesel of Yvette Rene Creations and the folks from Fort Worth Fabric Studio bring us this free whimsical Halloween mystery quilt project measuring  37.5″ x 37.5″.  A perfect lap quilt for fall.  The videos in the playlist below will take you through each block for five weeks.  At the time of this post, the playlist includes videos … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Award-winning Quilt by Mary Mayne – “Give Me The Time”

Bernina’s Quilting Tales video series brings us this incredible award-winning quilter, Mary Mayne who created this quilt called “Give Me The Time”. First Place Winner of the Quilter’s Guild Challenge sponsored by Bernina: https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk/winning-quilts-2017/   Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

Made To Sew's Free Beginner's Sewing Course

Made To Sew: Free Beginner Sewing Series

Learn how to sew with the lovely Aneka Truman from Made to Sew in her free video series! Aneka’s free sewing for beginners video series assists  those who have “never sewn a stitch” learn how to use a sewing machine. In this sewing series, you can learn how to thread the machine, wind a bobbin, how to deal with … [ Read More at SWN! ]