Cargo pants are trending this season and you can sew your own with Mimi G’s new Simplicity S8889 view B. In this free video tutorial, Brittany walks you through each step to sew these casual pants. Easier sewing than you think!
Simple Pillowcase-style Dresses for Children – A Free Sewing Tutorial + PDF from Hobby Lobby
“As quilters, we all have the problem of the speed that we quilt and the speed that we purchase fabric. It’s a lifelong problem keeping them in balance. Here are five strategies that will help you find a balance between the two…”
“Trying to understand all the different types of fabric out there can seem like a daunting task, not just for beginners but for more experienced dressmakers too. There are different technical names, weights, thicknesses, fiber mixes and weaves, so it can all feel a bit overwhelming. In this new fabric focus series, I hope to … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Watch this free video to learn about four different fabrics that Lindsey from Inside the Hem, recommends for sewing your next pair of favorite #memade shorts! Shorts are worn just about everywhere and sewn with a variety of fabrics. Woven fabrics such as twill, bottom-weight, mid-weight, denim, chambray, challis, rayon, cotton duck, cotton dobby, and … [ Read More at SWN! ]
The Anatomy of Fabric: In this free sewing video, Angel Peterson of FleeceFun explains the different parts of fabric. This is an important beginner sewing lesson that will help with any sewing pattern you are working on. Angel will explain “cross grain”, “selvage edge”, and what the “wrong” sides are. Learn the sewing terminology for … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Watch this video from Fabric Mart and learn more about different fabrics made from silk, what to sew with them, and how to care for your silk fabric accessories and garments! Learn to how to sew and work with silk, or silk like fabrics that are slippy and troublesome. We will share tips and techniques on … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Melanie from the Crafty Cupboard shows us how she sewed this pretty dress for little girls. Upcycling an existing t-shirt, and using some fabric , a beautiful “Twirly Dress” is born. The bottom half of this dress is actually a very simple circle skirt with a serged bottom hem. If you need some extra help calculating … [ Read More at SWN! ]