linen farmers market roll up tote sewing tutorial

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. ..

Top Five Ways to Use Ugly Fabrics + A Free Quilt Pattern – Just Get it Done Quilts

Top Five Ways to Use Ugly Fabrics + A Free Quilt Pattern – Just Get it Done Quilts

A quick and easy quilt block pattern from Karen of Just Get it Done Quilts and four more ways to use up that ugly fabric we all seem to end up with! This free quilt pattern can be easily modified to fit the fabric that you have right now! This is a simple quilt where … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing with Lightweight Spring Fabrics with Inside the Hem

Sewing with Lightweight Spring Fabrics with Lindsay Johns of Inside the Hem

Lindsey Johns from Inside the Hem shares a fantastic video about sewing with lightweight spring fabrics. Tips for everything from cutting, pressing, needle sizes, stitch lengths, and more. Lindsay discusses sewing with rayon challis, linen, eyelet, rayon jersey, and seersucker…

Sewing Winter Clothes - Free Tutorials and ePatterns

Sewing Winter Clothes – Over 20 Projects for a Cozier Winter

Over twenty different sewing projects for winter garments and accessories from some of the very best sewing personalities online. Recommendations for free patterns…

Learn How to Sew Bohemian Booties with Amanda Herring

Learn How to Sew Bohemian Booties with Amanda Herring

A free video tutorial series from Riley Blake Designs featuring Amanda Herring and her awesome Bohemian Booties sewing project.

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body.  To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line.  Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape! 

Patriotic Pillow from Riley Blake

Easy Farmhouse-Style Decor – Sew a USA Map Pillow with Riley Blake

Watch Holly Draney and Cindy Cloward of Riley Blake Designs, as they show us how to sew this farmhouse-style USA map pillow. This pillow was made with a natural linen background, coordinated with the Landscape Basics wood-grain fabric print and a light-weight fusible interfacing. A very easy…