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! ]

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Tips and Tricks for Sewing Through Thick and Bulky Seam Allowances

Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Shirt Yoke with the Burrito Method - Stitchless TV

Learn How to Sew a Shirt Yoke with the Burrito Method – Stitchless TV

This garment sewing technique, demonstrated by Tree from StitchlessTV, is ideal for creating a clean, professional finish on the inside of your #memade shirts.   Watch the free video to see how this is done:       More at SWN:                        Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

Summer Sewing Projects and Tutorials for Backyard Living - Free Video Series

Summer Sewing for the Backyard, Cottage, Patio, or Porch – Free Video Series

  Make outdoor living more comfortable and beautiful no matter where you are, with these free video tutorials that show us how to sew simple soft furnishings, umbrellas, shades, chairs, lounges, hammocks, grill covers, and more.  Sew your new patio on a budget and upcycle your materials, or invest in Sunbrella which *IS* the best … [ Read More at SWN! ]

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew at SWN

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew

A fantastic sewing video series from Made to Sew that answers some of those “what is..?” questions that many sewing enthusiasts share! Nine quick videos and great information for sewers of all skill levels. Visit Made to Sew!   More at SWN: Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood

A free video series discussing sewing terminology: This is a free video series of three short videos with Evelyn Wood, where she discusses all of the mystery sewing terminology that you want to know! Evelyn’s wants you to learn to speak dressmaker. Watch these three free videos and you will be surprised with what you might … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Midnight Quilt show with Angela Walters

Angela Walter’s at QUILT FESTIVAL 2017

Didn’t make it to Houston this year? See what caught Angela’s eye at her first Quilt Festival and SUBSCRIBE to her ✨ NEW All-Midnight Quilt Show channel! Watch the video: The Midnight Quilt Show is a free YouTube series that celebrates late-night cutting, piecing and quilting.  Each week, host Angela Walters brings you a quick and quippy … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn how to choose the correct thread colors and weights

Thread Weights and Their Best Uses

Knowing which thread weight to choose is an important part of any sewing project. Thread that is too fine can cause your project to fall apart. Thread that is thicker and heavier can tear your fabric.  These free videos offer valuable information, tips, and tricks for choosing the best thread for your projects every time!  The … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fresh Quilting - A Free Video Series from the Modern Quilt Guild

Fresh Quilting – A Free Video Series from the Modern Quilt Guild

  Fresh Quilting is a new public television show co-produced by the Modern Quilt Guild (MQG) and KS Productions. Fresh Quilting airs this February 2017 with an all-star lineup of modern designers and quilters. In this new modern quilting series, innovative modern quilters reinterpret traditional techniques with a fresh, modern aesthetic! In each episode, leading … [ Read More at SWN! ]