If you want to get better at using your sewing machine, follow these eight simple steps from Johanna Lundström, the author of Master the Coverstitch Machine and Sewing Activewear, that will make your garment sewing look sew much more professional! Johanna discusses and demonstrates releasing and balancing the tension, needle down when starting a seam, pulling back the thread, stitch length and width, sewing straight and guiding fabrics…
Johanna Lundström from The Last Stitch shares her best sewing tips and tricks for sewing more efficiently and minimizing the risk of sewing mistakes. Some of these helpful tips will also help you sew faster increasing your production…
A free video lesson series with Laura Coia of Sew Very Easy!
Sew a Simple Lined Faux Fur Vest
Sponsored by: FabricMart Fabrics – today: $3.99 Jersey Knits, $9.99 Dupioni & Shantung, Sue’s Pick today is $5.99 Wool/Polyester Blend Coating Eryn from Style Sew Me shares her free video tutorial for grading sewing patterns. Eryn recently had to grade a garment pattern in order to make something for her daughter using a pattern that was too … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A free web-only video series by Threads Magazine “In this free web-only video series, Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shares quick sewing tips, tricks, and techniques to help you sew smarter, better and faster. Visit ThreadsMagazine.com for more expert sewing techniques, tips, and inspiration!” Episodes in this sewing series: Use a Bill-spike to Stabilize a … [ Read More at SWN! ]
An excellent video with Nick Verreos demonstrating how he cuts, pins, presses, and sews, with pleather. There are some very good tips! Artificial leather is also called leatherette, faux leather, naugahyde, and pleather. It’s all synthetic fabric.
A double fold hem is a standard method of finishing edges when sewing. This type of hem provides a nice neat finish, helps to prevent fraying, and reinforces the edge of the sewing project. Stefanie of Girl Inspired shows us this basic sewing technique. [Get the Tutorial] How to Sew a Rolled Hem – from Stefanie Knaus “This video tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]
This weekend I decided it was time to get on with some more of my PhD work, and officially there is only one left out of my list of six, the pink net petticoat. However, on top of that I have added two more projects to my sewing pile. One is the linen waistcoat I have made … [ Read More at SWN! ]