Sew an Easy A-Line Skirt

Sew an Easy A-Line Skirt

In this free video Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity demonstrates how she drafts a very simple, yet versatile A-line skirt with an elastic waist, pockets in the front and back, and a cute belt accent. A very easy skirt to sew. Unlike a simple gathered skirt, a gathered A-line skirt does not add extra gathers at the waist – which is great, but you can still enjoy flared bottom of the skirt. No zipper!

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.

No Pattern Needed - Sew Easy Linen Summer Tops with Alisa Shay

No Pattern Needed – Sew Easy Linen Summer Tops with Alisa Shay

In this free beginner-friendly video tutorial Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shows us how to draft a very simple linen top for summer. Using just two measurements, this top is very easy to sew, no pattern drafting experience required! Lots to learn in this wonderful video! These tops are ideal for capsule wardrobes.

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Scrapbuster Project – Acorn Patchwork Potholders

Scrapbuster Project – Acorn Patchwork Potholders from Thermoweb by Jedi Craft Girl!

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…

Simple Pillowcase-style Dresses for Children - A Free Sewing Tutorial + PDF

Simple Pillowcase-style Dresses for Children – A Free Sewing Tutorial + PDF

Simple Pillowcase-style Dresses for Children – A Free Sewing Tutorial + PDF from Hobby Lobby

lettuce turtleneck sewing tutorials

Transform a Basic Turtleneck with an Easy and Feminine Lettuce-Edge Hem with Sew Aldo

  Transform any basic knit turtleneck with an easy lettuce-edge hem with this free video sewing tutorial from Sew Aldo!  You don’t need a fancy or computerized sewing machine to do a lettuce-edge hem, all you need is a sewing machine that will sew a zig-zag stitch.    Watch now:     More upcycling projects featured … [ Read More at SWN! ]

capsule wardrobe sewing with alisa shay

15 Free Basic Sewing Patterns for a Capsule Wardrobe with Alisa Shay

  Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shares fifteen free sewing patterns for a basic capsule wardrobe that you can make yourself with beautiful fabrics.  Alisa also offers some very good suggestions for altering, lengthening, shortening, and customizing these basic garments to suit your own style, the seasons, and your budget. Make sure you subscribe to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a classic tank top sewn in a linen cotton blend fabric.

Beginner Sewing: Sew a Summer Tank Top

Learn how to sew this simple tank top in this free sewing tutorial for beginners from Farmhouse on Boone. Basic sewing skills, and a yard and a half of fabric are all we need to start stitching this basic top.  These tops can be worn all year round in all climates as part of a layered … [ Read More at SWN! ]