Circular Appliqué the Easy Way

An Easy Way to Do Circular Applique with Bernina

This post is sponsored by FabricMartFabrics! FabricMartFabrics carries an incredible inventory of fabrics for both garment sewers and quilters alike.  Amazing deals – once they are gone – they are gone!  Bookmark and keep checking back for incredible savings. Gingham, chambray, poplin, cotton, knits, and more new inventory everyday! The folks from Bernina show us … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Spring Tulips – Using Fabric Crayons by Tulip with Stitches by Julia

Join Julia of Stitches by Julia while she tests the fabric crayons by Tulip and creates a pretty quilted spring pillow! Julia uses the blend-able and smudge-able crayons that are machine washable once her project is heat set with an iron…

Lisa Capen Quilts - Be Mine - Valentine's Day Art Quilt

Valentine’s Day Fridge Art Quilt + Adding Magnets to Your Quilts with Lisa Capen

Stitch a mini Valentine’s Day art appliqued quilt with Lisa Capen Quilts! This fun mini quilt fits perfectly on the front of the fridge. In this free video Lisa demonstrates how she adds pockets for the magnets on the back of the quilt…

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How to Turn a Tube Right-side Out

Melly Sews shows us five ways to turn a long strip of fabric with a seam, such as a bag strap, or arms and legs for a doll. Five ways to turn straps right side out when sewing – using a tube turner, a loop turner, and a safety pin. Melly Sews also offers a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Sewing Machine Needles – Purpose and Size – How to Read the Package Info

There are specialized needles for most types of machines and fabrics, and many different sizes and purposes.  The information found printed on the packaging the needles are displayed in tells us just about everything we need to know, but do you know what it means?  Classification, brand, needle type and size.  Laura Coia from Sew … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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The EverSewn Sparrow 20 + 25 Sewing Machines

EverSewn Sparrow 20 Eversewn Sparrow 20 Sewing Machine Overview with Leah Day Leah Day is an award-winning quilter and the creative force behind the Free Motion Quilting Project. She has authored several books, including Free Motion Quilting: From Feathers to Flames, and teaches workshops on Craftsy and around the U.S.  The EverSewn Sparrow 20 is a computerized … [ Read More at SWN! ]

eversewn sparrow 30 sewing machines

See the EverSewn Sparrow 30 Sewing Machine

Take a look at the EverSewn Sparrow 30 sewing machine in this free demo video from the folks from American Quilter Magazine. Learn about the great features in this guided video tour. The Sparrow 30 boasts automatic needle threading, 310 stitch patterns in total, including 32 utility, 84 decorative, and 2 full alphabets. Decorative stitches … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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! ]