Sewing Techniques 

Buttonholes, blind hemming, french seams, couching, cording and elastic waistbands are just a few of the sewing techniques you will find on this web page. All types of sewing how-tos.


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Attaching Ribbing

Learn how to correctly attach ribbing to a project, finished inside and out. Craft and Fabric Links

Bias 101

Learning how to sew bias-cut garments. Threads

Bias Tape

How to make yards of bias tape Cole's Corner and Creations

Bias Tape

How to sew bias tape onto a project the proper way and the cheating way. Made

Bias Tape - The Old Fashion Way

The Quilt Ladies

Binding and Piping

Instructions on how to making binding and how to make piping. Alternative Windows

Blanket Binding

How to apply blanket binding. Dove Originals Trims

Classic Leather Seam

A video showing how to make a perfect sean in leather. Threads

Cording and Piping

Tips, Tricks And Hints For Creating Your Own Cording And Piping

Corner - 3-D Corner

Instruction on sewing a perfect 3-D corner for a cube. Instructables


Learn to couching in 5 easy steps. Young Embroiderers

Double Fold Bias Binding

How to attach and join double fold bias binding. Tessuti


How to measure sewing elastic. eHow


This articles explains the different types of elastic and also explains an easy elastic waistline application. Sewing

Elastic - Elastic Waistband

How to put an elastic waistband on a skirt. eHow

Elastic - Elastic Waistband

How to sew an elastic waistband.

Elastic - Elastic Waistband on Skirt

How to instructions. Independent Living

Elastic - Elastic Waistband Tutorial

How to attach waistband with enclosed elastic. Sew Inspired

Elastic - How to Sew in Elastic (Video)

A video on how to sew elastic and make it fit the garment. You Tube

Elastic - Video

How to sew a non-roll elastic waistband casing - Video. eHow

Elastic Casing - Video

How to sew in elastic casing. You Tube

Fabric Manipulation Magic

*Shirred Piping *Reverse Tucks *Slot Buttonhole *Ruffled Tubing Learn how to do these fabric manipulation technqiues. Oak Trees


Fabric Tubes - How to Turn Tubes Right Side Out

Learn how to turn fabric tubes right side out with this handy, dandy sewing tool, the Dritz Quick Turn.


How to mitre a hem. Alternative Windows

Needlebook Tutorial

Step-by-step instructions for making a needlebook to hold handwork or sewing needles. Meari's Musings

Overlock Machine - Sewing Techniques

Tips to help you sew with an overlock machine. New Mexico State University

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Pattern Making

An article on how to make your own pattern. Made

Patternmaking Skills

Learn pattern making skills Sew News


How to apply piping like a pro. Pate-Meadows Designs


Piping - How to Sew Piping with a pintuck foot (piping foot)

A video tutorial on how to make piping using a pintuck foot. You can also use a piping foot.


Piping - How to Sew Piping using a Zipper Foot

How to make piping (cording) using a zipper foot.

Plaids - Matching Plaids

How to match plaids when making a jacket. Pure Whimsy

Plaids - Matching Plaids

Instructions and illustrations on how to match plaids. Craft and Fabric Links


How to make pleats. Sew Mama Sew

Pocket - Welt Pocket

How to sew a welt pocket.

Pocket - Zippered Patch Pocket

How to instructions. Jan Andrea

Pockets - Patch Pocket

How to sew a patch pocket. New Mexico State University

Purse - Pleated Purse Tutorial

How to sew a pleated purse. By Monica Gee at Bolsa Chica


Scarf - How to Sew a Fleece Infinity Scarf

A video tutorial on how to make fleece infinity scarf. This is a perfect project for beginners. It is fast, easy and so much fun.


Scarf - How to Sew A Fleece Scarf with Fringe

How to sew a fleece scarf with fringe. Learn to sew with this simple sewing project.

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