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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    Elastic Replacement - How to replace elastic in waistband

    Learn how to replace elastic in an elastic waistband.
    Even if the elastic is sewn into the garment you can replace it without removing the old stretched out elastic. This tutorial will show you how to replace the elastic.

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    Everyday Cloth Napkin

    DIY Fabric Napkin Tutorial. A great way to save money on paper products and start to go zero-waste is to sew earth-friendly cloth napkins. This tutorial will show you how to sew a super simple everyday cloth napkin.

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    Fabric Button Boat

    These button boat fabric baskets are fun and easy to make. The design is by Lazy Girl Designs and a pattern named Button Boats.

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    Hanging Hand Towel with Kam Snaps

    Do you want a way to hang a hand towel so it does not fall on the floor? This tutorial will show you how to use Kam Snaps to make any hand towel into a hanging towel.

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    Pocket Handbag

    How to make a small, cute handbag using an old jeans or shorts pocket. This project only requires simple sewing skills so beginners and kids can sew this project.

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    Reusable Un-paper Towel

    The perfect eco-friendly alternative to disposable paper towels.

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Learn how to recycle an old towel into reusable un-paper towels that can be used instead of paper towels.

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    Snack Wrapper Zipper Pouch

    Turn your empty snack wrappers (cookies, candy, chips, etc) into recycled zipper bags with this zipper pouch tutorial. Turn your empty snack wrappers (cookies, candy, chips, etc) into recycled zipper bags with this zipper pouch tutorial.

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    Valentine Treat Bags

    On Valentine's Day, kids enjoy passing out treats to their classmates, teammates, teachers, and friends. What better way than with a cute goodie bag. Learn how to make quick and easy fabric bags.

Book and Magazine Recommendations

Free Items of the Week

  • DIY Homemade Face Mask

    DIY Homemade Face Mask

    Over 30 DIY face mask video tutorials and free patterns.

    Do you want to make a face mask but are confused with all the patterns online. We have rounded up a list of our favorites, from pleated, fitted, no-sew, knitted and crocheted versions.  From

  • Towels

    If your towel is becoming frayed and worn, give them a new lease on life by adding a scrappy fabric bias binding. Learn how by clicking the link above.  From  Vicky Myers Creations

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