Memento Tops - Thoughtful Fashion Garment Upcycling with Londa Rohlfing

Memento Tops – Thoughtful Upcycling with Londa Rohlfing

Londa Rohlfing demonstrates how she redesigns and sews unique refashioned tops using men’s knit shirts in this free episode from It’s Sew Easy, a PBS show, Series 1600. Follow along and learn how to utilize knit tops, woven shirts, lace, neckties, and fabric to create your very own one-of-a-kind (OOAK) tops! Sewing Memento Tops with … [ Read More at SWN! ]

45 sewing projects for kitchen accessories

45+ Free Sewing Projects for the Kitchen – Video Series

Learn how to sew and create useful, and attractive accessories for your kitchen with this free video series full of practical sewing projects to make any kitchen more efficient and stylish! Check out any of the videos in this free video series to learn how to sew custom kitchen accessories such as: (links lead to more … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Insulated Bowl Cozy Sewing Project

Simple Sewing: Insulated Bowl Cozies – Free Video Tutorial

These insulated bowl cozies are very popular, easy to sew, and super handy to have in the kitchen.  Watch Cindy Cloward of Riley Blake Designs create these cute and useful insulated bowl cozies. All you need is some *cotton batting (*so it can go inside your microwave without melting) and some 10” cotton fabric pieces … [ Read More at SWN! ]

jersey knit pajamas sewing projects

3 Free Toddler/Kids Pajama Sewing Projects

1. Sew a Knit Fabric Toddler-size Pajama Set In this free sewing video DIY,  ForeSee Love shows you how she sews a knit fabric toddler pajama set by using an existing garment set to create the pattern. This tutorial also shares detailed pattern making techniques for creating both the top and the bottom pattern pieces … [ 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! ]

Quilt Block Video Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics

Quilt Block Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics

Free Video Series: Quilt Block Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics Whether you’re a beginner sewer looking for quilting inspiration, or you’re looking to sharpen your sewing skills, Art Gallery Fabrics‘ free quilt block collection video series is fabulous way to get started. This series teaches you how to create a myriad of quilt blocks with … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew an Insulated Casserole Carrier with Melanie Ham

Sew an Insulated Casserole Carrier with Melanie Ham

  Melanie Ham takes us through each step while demonstrating how she creates this fantastic insulated casserole carrier in her free sewing video tutorial.  The fabric used to sew this carrier is called Loominous by Anna Maria Horner for FreeSpirit.   This carrier is designed to hold a 9 x 13 Pyrex dish.    Sewing Supplies: 1/2 … [ 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! ]