Sewing Department

Sewing Department Logo Sewing must be one of the world’s greatest and oldest arts. Our creative sewing department features sewing tutorials and lessons, including the art of no-sew sewing! Learn about different techniques for sewing, including machine embroidery, serging, upholstering, slipcovering and more.

We offer a variety of free project ideas and free samples, from apparel to home decorating. To help you hone your craft, you’ll find a fabric guide, conversion charts, a glossary of terms and a section with information to help you learn about your sewing machine.

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Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    American Girl Doll Tote Bag

    This tutorial will show you how to make a cute tote bag for your 18" or American Girl Doll.

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    Barbie Skirt

    A tutorial on how to sew a simple skirt for a Barbie doll. This project can be made with scrap fabric.

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    Cell Phone Case - Sock Cell Phone Case

    Do you want to one of a kind cell phone case for your cell phone? Do you need a cell phone case to protect your phone? This tutorial will show a quick, inexpensive and fun way to protect your phone from getting scratched by making a sock cell phone cozy.

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    Fidget Quilt Tutorial

    How to make a fidget quilt.
    fidget quilt is a lap quilt which helps provide stimulation for the fidgeting hands of Alzheimer's, dementia, and autistic people. It sooths the fidgeting by entertaining them, busying hands and fingers, stimulates their senses and gives them something to do.

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    Hair Scrunchies

    Learn how to sew a fabric hair scrunchies. By using different fabric you can make scrunchies for any occasion or fashion outfit.
    Watch our video tutorial and read the our easy step-by-step picture tutorial to make scrunchies.

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    Halloween Fabric Garland

    Time for DIY Halloween crafts! Halloween fabric garland can be used to adds a festive element to any room in the home.
    Learn how to make super easy, super cute Halloween fabric garland. Anyone can do it, even kids. Free Halloween DIY Project.

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    Magnetic Pin Dish

    A magnetic pin dish is a handy sewing tool. Learn how to repurpose a dish into Magnetic Pin Dish.
    Learn how by watching our video and reading our step-by-step instructions.
    This dish also works great in the bedroom, office and workshop to hold bobby pins, earrings, safety pins, paper clips, etc.

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    Travel Shoe Bag Tutorial

    How to sew a fabric shoe bag. Shoe bags are handy when traveling. Shoe bags help keep clothing and luggage from getting dirty. Learn how to sew a quick, easy and handy shoe bag.
    This project is so easy even someone learning to sew can make it.





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Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • Crafty Little Things to Sew

    Crafty Little Things to Sew


    Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield20 Clever Sewing Projects Using Scraps & Fat Quarters. Start a project--and finish on the very same day! From pouches and totes to baskets, these clever and crafty little things will make you feel like a superhero stitcher.


  • Sew News (Magazine)

    Sew News (Magazine)


    Sew News has the latest info on fasion, how to, fabrics, books, new products.

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