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! ]

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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! ]

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Bernina Sewing Machines Through the Years

A fun and interesting video record of the Bernina sewing machine company. Bernina has been shaping the future of the sewing machine industry for 125 years. Founded in 1893 by Karl Friedrich Gegauf, the company stands for Swiss precision, quality and innovation. Today, Bernina continues to build sewing and quilting machines that allow your imagination soar … [ Read More at SWN! ]