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AllFreeSewing is a website dedicated to the best free sewing patterns, tutorials, and tips related to sewing. We are the premiere spot for free sewing patterns online, offering of patterns. Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Tips, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Ideas, Dress Tutorials, Special T, Fat Quarter Projects, Leftover Fabric

Stretchy Jewelry, Sewing Elastic, and Crafts with Elastic

Types of Elastic + How to Sew with Elastic | AllFreeSewing.com

Karen's Quilts, Crows and Cardinals: Faux Ruched Flower Tutorial Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Garden Blocks, Month Flowers, Thread Up, Background Drawing, Last Stitch, Flower Center, Complimentary Colors

Faux Ruched Flower Tutorial

Faux ruched flowers are actually very simple to prepare once you get the hang of it. The resulting flower is out of this world!! The ruched flowers included in this tutorial were prepared for the Chevron With A Twist quilt -- published on Moda Bake Shop Feb, 2015. Where the sizes differ, notes have been included for the 2019 Aurifil Designer of the Month "Redbird Garden" Applique Block. Begin with a square of fabric between 5″ and 6″ square. 2019 Aurifil Redbird Garden Block: Use (3) 7"…

This is a tutorial on how to cut fabric straight.Cutting fabric straight,on-grain, is such an important step in creating a well-fitted garment Easy Sewing Projects, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Baby Patterns, Sewing Ideas, How To Clean Suede

How to cut fabric straight

Sewing tutorial on how to cut fabric straight.Cutting fabric straight is such an important step in creating a well-fitted garment

BIAS TAPE: what is it, how to make it, and why you NEED it! (VIDEO included) Bias tape: what is it, how to make it, and why you need it! Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Tutorial Sewing, Sewing Essentials, Smocking Tutorial, Sewing Blogs

BIAS TAPE: what is it, how to make it, and why you NEED it! (VIDEO included)

Bias Tape is a wonderful thing. In fact, it's something that I have used from the very beginning of my sewing adventure...and is not something to be feared. In fact, once you understand the stuff, you will LOVE it! However, my old tutorial showing you about bias tape and cutting on the bias, is well, really old. And it lacked some pictures. So every time I link to it, I end up having to add a bit more information....and it always aggravated me. So this post has been on my mind to finish for…

Sewing Crafts Skirting the Issue: A few Skirt Related Tutorials that Might Come in Handy when making Skirts - Simple Simon and Company - 10 Skirt Related Tutorials: Here are 10 tutorials that may come in handy when working on any kind of skirt! Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Diy Clothing, Sewing Clothes

Adding Lace to A Sweater - Simple Simon and Company

Adding Lace to A Sweater: In less than 10 minutes you can add a wisp of lace around the hem of any shirt.

Good Cost-Free Sewing Jeans Buttonholes and Buttons: A tutorial - The Last Stitch Concepts I enjoy Jeans ! And even more I like to sew my own personal Jeans. Next Jeans Sew Along I’m like Next Jeans, Sewing Machine Thread, Sewing Jeans, Last Stitch, How To Make Buttons, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Pattern Blocks

Sewing Jeans Buttonholes and Buttons - The Last Stitch

An easy step-by-step tutorial on how to sew a professional jeans buttonhole on your home sewing machine and attaching denim buttons.

Technique on creating facings Sewing Tips, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Projects, Edge Stitch, Slip Stitch, Dress Making Patterns, Pattern Cutting

Creating Facings to Finish Hem Edges

Learn how to adapt your existing dressmaking patterns to include facings with this tutorial by Nicola Chadwick.

Campbell Soup Diary: Reverse Applique How-To with Spray Starch Applique Tutorial, Applique Templates, Applique Designs, Owl Templates, Flower Applique Patterns, Reverse Applique, Hand Applique, Applique Quilts, Quilting Tips

Reverse Applique How-To with Spray Starch

Even though there are endless possibilities with reverse applique, somehow it seems that it is the forgotten method... perhaps for some it's just not a familiar technique, or maybe for others it's just a little nerve racking to cut that hole in the middle of the fabric. Whatever the reason might be, let me show you how fabulous a technique it really is... and that it gets even better when you use spray starch! This is the current status of my Folk Flower quilt. The block can be found on…

In this FREE tutorial learn how to make your own piping to set off your dressmaking, bag making and projects for the home Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, How To Make Piping, Piping Tutorial, Quilt Border, Fabric Jewelry

FREE Tutorial for making your own piping

In this FREE tutorial learn how to make your own piping to set off your dressmaking, bag making and projects for the home

It’s Bunny Time! I don’t know about you, but I love sewing for Easter. Here’s not one bunny sewing pattern, but 20 free sewing patterns with a bunny to inspire … Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Tips, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Lessons, Sewing Piping, Fat Quarter Projects

How to Sew Piping The Easy Way - A Little Craft In Your Day

take your project up a notch. I love a good pillow, cushion, or bag with pipping. Follow along with this post to learn how to sew piping the easy way.

 I don’t know about you, but I love sewing for Easter. Here’s not one bunny sewing pattern, but 20 free sewing patterns with a bunny to inspire … Easy Sewing Projects, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Backpack Pattern, Gifts For Your Mom, Sewing Tools, Love Sewing, Learn To Sew

Clipping or Notching? That is the Question.

When sewing a curved seam, you are supposed to be clipping or notching the seam allowance, so that the seam can stay flat and smooth. The rule is that when the seam is concave, you clip the seam allowance; when the seam is convex, you notch the seam allowance. This is an important step. Without […]

100 Brilliant Projects to Upcycle Leftover Fabric Scraps - Untinued Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Craft Tutorials, Sewing Tutorials, Fat Quarter Projects, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Lessons

Pinning the Right Way

Sometimes it's the simple things that need to be given a little thought, and that includes pinning.

When I first started to refashion garments in my closet, I would add sleeves to my sleeveless tops and dresses. This and lengthenin. Diy Clothes Alterations, Sewing Alterations, Pattern Drafting Tutorials, Sewing Tutorials, Prom Dress Fails, Sewing Projects, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Tips, Sewing Lessons

How to Add Sleeves to a Sleeveless Top (or Dress!)

When I first started to refashion garments in my closet, I would add sleeves to my sleeveless tops and dresses. This and lengthening dresses is what I first did when I began to refashion. Even though I've shown the tutorial throughout various posts, I decided to make an "official" tutorial post. While I do wear sleeveless tops on occasion, I prefer sleeves, so learning how to make and add sleeves was a must for me! Sleeves can be sort of tricky to draft, but this is a simple and easy way to…