In this video tutorial, Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company demonstrates some quick and easy techniques for sewing beautiful applique on a quilt.
Mitered corners reduce the bulk on the folded seams and allow the edges to meet evenly resulting in a neat and tidy finish. Making a mitered hem is easier than you think and in this video you’ll learn how to miter, sew and finish the corners of tablecloths and placemats.
Learn how to make a creative drawstring bag using two coordinating fabrics, plus a surprise specialty fabric that is hidden in the folds and doesn’t appear until the bag is opened.
In this video tutorial Jenny Doan from Missouri Quilting demonstrates how easy it is to make a Modern Quilting using charm packs and a 5″ Half Hexagon Template.
In this video tutorial, join Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabricsr as she shows you how to make a Magic Pillowcase using the “burrito” method. Using this sewing technique, you don’t see any seams. Jenifer also has suggestions for gifting and doing French Seams.
In this video tutorial learn how to insert a zip into any bag lining. Inserting a zipper into a lining is easy, and a zipper closure at the top of the bag will ensure that your belongings are secure and safe and won’t fall out.
Karen Linduska shows you how to make a quilted postcard that you can mail. Learn how to design the fabric postcard and then sew it using the decorative stitches on your sewing machine.
Learn the basics of how to free motion quilt on a home sewing machine so you can machine quilt your own quilts. The video explains how to prepare and assemble a quilt sandwich ready for quilting using basting spray or quilt pins, how to set up your machine with a free motion quilting foot, and …
In this video, discover all the tools and notions that you will need to have a successful quilting experience. Basic tools and notions include a sewing machine in good working condition with a 1/4″ foot, a cutting mat, rotary cutter and ruler; a good iron, magnetic pincushion, seam ripper, fabric marking pencils, and much more!
Learn all the steps you need to know to make and sew your own envelope pillow case cover. Pillow cases are easy to make and are a perfect sewing project for beginners.
Learn how to make a simple tote bag which is a great project for beginning seamstresses. This lined tote bag is easy to make using coordinating fabric for the top section and the bottom section.
In this easy video tutorial, learn how to add wide binding to your quilt. Carrie Nelson of Moda Fabrics guides you step by step showing you how to put wide binding on your quilt. Improve your quilting techniques for sewing binding with Carrie’s great tips for finishing, and gain insight into some of Carrie’s favorite …
In this beginner’s gathered skirt-making tutorial learn everything you need to know to get started creating clothes to fit any age and size. Discover easy techniques for making a pattern that’s completely customized to your body, then learn how to trace the pattern, cut out fabric, sew a basic hem, make a waistband, gather the …
Zipper pouches are useful for storing and organizing all your small sewing and craft supplies – plus they’re quick and easy to make! In this DIY video tutorial, learn an easy way to make a purse with three zipper compartments. To make this zipper pouch, you’ll need: – your favorite fabric – Zippers – 3 …
In this video tutorial learn how to turn an old pair of jeans into a bag. Insert a zip, just like a normal hand bag into your jean hand bag.