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Learn to Sew - Crafty Projects - Sewing for fun!

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Hand Stitching
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Hand Stitching

Simply wonderful "how-to-crochet" tutorials. The author uses a lot of photos and is great at explaining techniques. If you've ever wanted to learn how to crochet, here you go!

Blanket Stitch

Blanket Stitch

Instructions for working blanket stitch embroidery

Embroidery Stitches

Creative Homemaking Ideas & Household Tips

blanket stitch tutorial

Mother’s Day Embroidered Scarves | Purl Soho

These scarves are simple to make, even if you have very little embroidery experience. Best of all, once you're done, you will have such a special gift for your mom (or grandmother or sister or aunt or friend!)

Embroidery Stitches

different stitches

different stitches by Shelly H on Indulgy.com

Amazing Crafts

Sewing | How To

Here are some of the most important lessons I picked up in my first year of sewing. This isn't an exhaustive list, but these are some of the things that I struggled with or that confused me at first. These tips and tricks should help a beginner who is just learning to sew.

21 Lessons Learned during My First Year Sewing — The Mermaid's Den

Here are some of the most important lessons I picked up in my first year of sewing. This isn't an exhaustive list, but these are some of the things that I struggled with or that confused me at first. These tips and tricks should help a beginner who is just learning to sew.

No Sew Hack that will fix the hole in your favorite t-shirt

No-Sew Hack That Will Fix the Hole in your Favorite T-Shirt

No Sew Hack that will fix the hole in your favorite t-shirt

How to Start Sewing TODAY!! Easy step by step tutorial to get you started sewing + links to easy tutorials for beginner projects! via Life is {Sew} Daily

How to Start Sewing Today

Do you have a sewing machine and aren't sure how to start sewing? Well, you've come to the right place! Get your machine out. Set it up according to instructions. Now, sit down in front of the machine with the manual and learn the components of your machine. {Parts, how to thread your machine, etc.} You might like my post on How to Thread a Sewing Machine. It's pretty similar on every regular sewing machine. When you're ready to start sewing, practice first as in this tutorial on Sewing…

One of these days I will watch this video on on Sewing Basics: Rolled Hem Video Tutorial

Rolled Hem: Sewing Basics Video Tutorial - girl. Inspired.

Watch this video to learn how to do a beautiful rolled hem using the rolled hem presser foot on your sewing machine - great with slippery and sheer fabrics!

Diagrams and how to fix sewing machine tension problems - very helpful!

Understanding Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

Don't stress over the tension dials on your sewing machine. Find out when and how to set and adjust thread tension.

If you learn a few simple tips, sewing can be super easy and fun!

Simple Sewing Tips and How to Make a Vintage Inspired Apron: An Introduction

This series will show you how to make a Vintage Inspired Apron and teach you Simple Sewing Tips along the way!

Sewing Tool Tips

How to: Make an Ironing Mat

How to: Make an Ironing Mat » Craft Leftovers

While the ironing board is a great craft room tool, it's often a bit big and cumbersome. Sometimes I just need to press a little something while sewing--all nice and quick. I keep my cutting mat on my sewing table, so I wanted to make an ironing mat that would fit right over it and protect its rubbery surface.

Sewing Tools

Sewing Tools Poster

18" x 24" Laminated Appropriate for grades 6 - 12 Get to know essential sewing tools and their use! The Sewing Tools poster features illustrations and descriptions of a variety of common sewing tools, including rotary cutter, scissors, shears, pins, needles, sewing gauge, seam ripper, tape measure, and more. Perfect for fashion design and sewing classrooms.

Understanding thread tension #sewing

Understanding Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

Don't stress over finding the correct thread tension on your sewing machine. Here's everything you need to know about setting and adjusting thread tension dials.

sewing machine pin cushion.  why didn't i think of that?

Sewing Machine Pin Cushion

A blog for Creative DIY ideas. A great resource for DIY projects, unique home decor, and handmade gifts.

Sew a non-slip sewing machine foot pedal pad - a genius idea to stop the foot pedal slipping away from you.  I'm on it!

Sew a Non-Slip Sewing Machine Foot Pedal Pad - So Sew Easy

Sew a non-slip sewing machine foot pedal pad - a genius idea to stop the foot pedal slipping away from you. I'm on it!

Tip for sewing vinyl

Sewing Vinyl

Help for sewing problems. @Kristel T.M.

Understanding Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

Don't stress over finding the correct thread tension on your sewing machine. Here's everything you need to know about setting and adjusting thread tension dials.

Help for sewing problems.

Understanding Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

Don't stress over finding the correct thread tension on your sewing machine. Here's everything you need to know about setting and adjusting thread tension dials.

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10 Cute Things to Sew for Your Kitchen - free tutorials and patterns! — SewCanShe | Free Sewing Patt

I love to sew cute things for my kitchen. Out with the old aprons, potholders, and dishtowels and in with pretty new ones! Here are my 10 favorite (and free!) patterns and tutorials to freshen up your kitchen.

If you're looking for an easy holder tutorial, this is the sewing tutorial for you! Make your own easy DIY pot holder with hand pockets using our easy sewing tutorial. Make one for yourself and a few for all your favorite people. #diypotholder #sewingproject #giftidea

Easy DIY Pot Holder Tutorial

If you're looking for an easy holder tutorial, this is the sewing tutorial for you! Make your own easy DIY pot holder with hand pockets using our easy sewing tutorial. Make one for yourself and a few for all your favorite people. #diypotholder #sewingproject #giftidea

Crafty Carrier sewing pattern. Ideal for crafters of all kinds, with this sewing pattern you'll be able create the perfect little crafty carrier. Storage ideas to sew for your craft room. Fabric basket sewing pattern. #SewModernBags #SewABag #BagSewingPattern

Crafty Carrier sewing pattern - Sew Modern Bags

For some reason this bag has been called Bruce by the designer – it looks more like a Daphne to us 😉 But whatever you decide to call your crafty carrier we are sure you will be delighted with it. Bruce is the perfect little crafty carrier. He has pockets front and back and enough room …

ZIPPERED PILLOW COVER TURTORIAL (FOR THE TOTAL BEGINNER)- seriously the easiest way to install a zipper!  Why was I so afraid before?

How to Make a Zippered Pillow Cover (a tutorial for the total beginner)

ZIPPERED PILLOW COVER TURTORIAL (FOR THE TOTAL BEGINNER)- seriously the easiest way to install a zipper! Why was I so afraid before?

Round Pleated Pillow Tutorial

Round Pleated Pillow Tutorial - Melly Sews

Make a gorgeous accessory in an afternoon with this round pleated pillow tutorial

How to: Make an Ironing Mat

How to: Make an Ironing Mat » Craft Leftovers

While the ironing board is a great craft room tool, it's often a bit big and cumbersome. Sometimes I just need to press a little something while sewing--all nice and quick. I keep my cutting mat on my sewing table, so I wanted to make an ironing mat that would fit right over it and protect its rubbery surface.

Here are some of the most important lessons I picked up in my first year of sewing. This isn't an exhaustive list, but these are some of the things that I struggled with or that confused me at first. These tips and tricks should help a beginner who is just learning to sew.

21 Lessons Learned during My First Year Sewing — The Mermaid's Den

Here are some of the most important lessons I picked up in my first year of sewing. This isn't an exhaustive list, but these are some of the things that I struggled with or that confused me at first. These tips and tricks should help a beginner who is just learning to sew.

No Sew Hack that will fix the hole in your favorite t-shirt

No-Sew Hack That Will Fix the Hole in your Favorite T-Shirt

No Sew Hack that will fix the hole in your favorite t-shirt

How to Start Sewing TODAY!! Easy step by step tutorial to get you started sewing + links to easy tutorials for beginner projects! via Life is {Sew} Daily

How to Start Sewing Today

Do you have a sewing machine and aren't sure how to start sewing? Well, you've come to the right place! Get your machine out. Set it up according to instructions. Now, sit down in front of the machine with the manual and learn the components of your machine. {Parts, how to thread your machine, etc.} You might like my post on How to Thread a Sewing Machine. It's pretty similar on every regular sewing machine. When you're ready to start sewing, practice first as in this tutorial on Sewing…

Simply wonderful "how-to-crochet" tutorials. The author uses a lot of photos and is great at explaining techniques. If you've ever wanted to learn how to crochet, here you go!

Blanket Stitch

Blanket Stitch

Instructions for working blanket stitch embroidery

Embroidery Stitches

Creative Homemaking Ideas & Household Tips

blanket stitch tutorial

Mother’s Day Embroidered Scarves | Purl Soho

These scarves are simple to make, even if you have very little embroidery experience. Best of all, once you're done, you will have such a special gift for your mom (or grandmother or sister or aunt or friend!)

Embroidery Stitches

different stitches

different stitches by Shelly H on Indulgy.com

Amazing Crafts

Sewing Tools

Sewing Tools Poster

18" x 24" Laminated Appropriate for grades 6 - 12 Get to know essential sewing tools and their use! The Sewing Tools poster features illustrations and descriptions of a variety of common sewing tools, including rotary cutter, scissors, shears, pins, needles, sewing gauge, seam ripper, tape measure, and more. Perfect for fashion design and sewing classrooms.