look and learn - videos to help you sew
We've taken the hard work out of looking for videos to help you sew and picked only the best!
- How to buy fabric -
This is a great help for sewing beginners who want to go shopping for fabric and don't know where to start. With Wendy shares common fabric terminology to help you get started.
- learn how to sew the easy way -
This is a fabulous video from Good House Keeping TV from sewing expert, Gretchen Hirsch, who helps beginners feel confident at the wheel in this 25-minute class.
- how to insert a concealed zip -
Lisa Comfort from Sew Over It shows how to insert a concealed (invisible) zip.
- beginners sewing course -
Made to Sew show how to thread a sewing machine, wind a bobbin and understand the needle and thread you should be using for your projects.
- UNDERSTITCH IS A HANDY STITCH TO USE-
Wendy Ward teaches you how to understitch. It's a really useful technique that is often overlooked by beginner sewers, and can be used on waist facings and pocket openings when making clothes in order to create a neat edge.
- How to sew a dart -
Sewing darts is an essential sewing skill and in this tutorial, Christine takes you
step-by-step through the complete process.
- stay stitch for beginners -
Keep your garments on-grain and prevent stretch with the stay stitch. Learn why you need to know this essential stitch, and how to flawlessly execute it on your next garment.
- How to gather ruffle fabric, the proper way -
Dana from MADE Everyday shows how to gather and ruffle fabric, the proper way.
- How to read a sewing pattern -
How to read a sewing pattern with Liesl Gibson and Creativebug