Five Easy Sewing Projects for Hassle Free Holidays from Melanie Ham

Five Easy Sewing Projects for Hassle Free Holidays from Melanie Ham

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30-Minute Sewing Projects

30-Minute Sewing Projects

Janelle from Rosary Apparel shares four fun and beginner-friendly 30 minute sewing projects. The first project is a simple laptop case, then a lined tote, a cushion cover, and a waist apron. Most of the fabrics used in this video are vintage. Rosery Apparel is handmade in Janelle’s home studio in Tasmania, Australia, and is made from 100% recycled fabric – making every piece a one-of-a-kind. Janelle also offers weekly sewing tutorials to inspire others to create their own ‘me-made’ wardrobes. In March 2020 Janelle started to delve into making a small range of Rosery Apparel sewing patterns. When she’s not busy sewing up a storm, you will find Janelle shopping for more fabric, taking afternoon walks while listening to favorite podcasts, knitting cozy jumpers, exploring beautiful Australia, and planning future trips to Japan…

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Sew a Crossed-Back Harvest Apron

Lisa from Farmhouse on Boone shares a free video demonstrating how she makes a crossed-back harvest apron. You can download the free pattern to print at home here! This apron is not only comfortable but very easy to sew! Two front patch pockets to fill with eggs, veggies, berries, pine cones, etc. Make it reversible! These aprons are also made for children and used as arts and crafts smocks to protect clothing. Aprons can be made out of cottons, canvas, linen, laminated fabrics, unbleached cotton, any sturdy fabric.

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! ]

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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! ]

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Ocean Currents Bargello Baby Quilt – Tutorial with Sara Gallegos

In this free video tutorial, Sara Gallegos shows us how to create a unique baby Bargello quilt using fat quarters. This quilt starts with cutting your fat quarters into strips. She will explain why when piecing your strips together, it’s important that you pay close attention to your top strip. To help things line up, … [ 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! ]

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! ]

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! ]