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…

Gathered Tier Skirt Sewing Tutorial by Paige Handmade

Sew Easy Gathered Skirt for Spring and Summer with Paige Handmade

Paige from Paige Handmade shows us how she sews one of the simplest, easiest skirts you can stitch, but with one extra detail that elevates it.  This fun skirt with an elastic waistband and a gathered tier is so versatile and easy to wear – because it can be made in any length and with so many different fabrics…

How to Sew a Lone Star Quilt with Mister Domestic

How to Sew a Lone Star Quilt – Free PDF Pattern and Video Tutorial with Mister Domestic

In this video, Mathew Boudreaux of Mister Domestic walks us through the steps to creating the stunning Lone Star Quilt. This quilt design looks much more complicated and intricate than it actually is to construct, so get ready for to conquer this quilt design with Mister Domestic’s excellent quilting tricks and tips…

I'd Rather Be Sewing Grocery Tote

Free Grocery Tote Download and Video Tutorial with Chris W Designs – “I’d Rather Be Sewing”

You can stitch the nicest grocery bags in town with this free video and PDF download from Chris W Designs.  Warmer weather brings us the outdoor markets, seasonal produce, and lots of coming and going!  Carry everything you need in a sturdy tote that you sewed yourself with this free sewing project…

Managing your fabric stash easier

Sew Your Stash – Just Get It Done Quilts Shares Five Strategies for Managing Your Fabric Stash

“As quilters, we all have the problem of the speed that we quilt and the speed that we purchase fabric. It’s a lifelong problem keeping them in balance. Here are five strategies that will help you find a balance between the two…”

Fabric Focus Video Series with Lauren Guthrie featured at Sew Whats New

Fabric Focus – A Video Series with Lauren Guthrie

“Trying to understand all the different types of fabric out there can seem like a daunting task, not just for beginners but for more experienced dressmakers too. There are different technical names, weights, thicknesses, fiber mixes and weaves, so it can all feel a bit overwhelming. In this new fabric focus series, I hope to … [ Read More at SWN! ]