In this video series, our expert will teach you how to sew a zipper. If you've ever thrown away a piece of clothing because of a broken zipper, this is the video for you to watch. Get step-by-step instructions for sewing three different kinds of zippers, including an invisible ...more
In this video series, learn how to make a zipper backpack. Our expert, Karen Weisman, shows you the step-by-step instructions to make this sewing project. Learn the materials you need. Part 1 of 24 - How to Sew a zipper backpack. Sew a zipper backpack - Part 2 of 24. Click thr ...more
Want to attach a zipper to your sewing project? Get tips for sewing on zippers in this free craft video series from a professional clothing designer. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew zippers. Sew zippers - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sew zippe ...more
In this instructional video clip series, our seamstress and expert tailor will demonstrate the zigzag stitch with her sewing machine and teach you how to stitch patterns and elegant zigzags on your fabrics. Part 1 of 14 - How to Sew zig zag patterns. Sew zig zag patterns - Par ...more
This video shows how to make a bus pass holder, coin purse, or belt pouch. Nicole Tirona of Its Your Life demonstrates building this useful pouch. The pouch features a zippered closure, a clear window and no seam in the bottom. You will need vinyl, zipper, clear plastic that y ...more
You have to be careful not to accidentally sew in a short circuit when you are working with connective thread. This tutorial shows you how to sew in a connection to an arduino, a buzzer and a battery on a glove. If you liked this tutorial and have an interest in costuming or ...more
This video sewing tutorial gives a clear and complete demonstration of how to correctly sew an invisible zipper. Included are tips and materials needed. Learn how to sew with the help of this instructional video and OTIS College of Art and Design.
This how to video is a good general reference for anyone making their own pants, trousers, or jeans; basically any article of clothing with a fly front. The example uses a Suitability pants pattern, and can also be used to substitute a button fly. Watch and learn how to sew on ...more
Having zippers on your clothes can be much better than having buttons or anything else. They're sturdy and can close up any gap with one swipe. If you plan on making your own clothes from scratch, it's important to know how to sew zippers onto your clothing. This helpful tuto ...more
First of all you need some basic tools like sewing machine, scissors, pins, ruler, measuring tape and thread. You also need a printed knit of size 1.5 yard or 1.4 meters ad a separating zipper of size 18 inches or 46 cm. First you have to start by making the straps and bodice. ...more
A zipper may look intimidating, but it's really not. This tutorial shows you an easy and quick way to sew a zipper. You will need a zipper, straight pins, matching thread, scissors, your sewing project and a special zipper foot for your sewing machine.
This is a great project for beginners - sew your own knife edge pillow with a zipper. If you can, use a rotary cutter instead of scissors to get better, cleaner lines for your project. Also get a sturdy zipper.
Without a doubt this is the biggest bow you can ever wear on your body - ever. And best of all, it's not slightly tackly like a Lady Gaga hair bow or bow clip-on accessory. In fact, this bow is so big it barely looks like a bow at all. Check out this video to learn how to sew ...more
If you already know how to sew a lapped zipper, than it's time to move onto the centered zipper, and that's exactly what you'll learn in this sewing tutorial. There's easy-to-follow directions for sewing lapped zippers using a basic sewing machine. If you don't have a sewing m ...more
An invisible zipper adds a nice finish to fancier sewing projects, as it just looks like a regular seam. This how-to video demonstrates sewing in an invisible zipper to a garment. The process is much easier if you have a specialty zipper foot for the sewing machine. Watch this ...more
This video sewing tutorial shows a clear and complete demonstration of how to correctly sew a lap zipper. Included are tips and materials needed. Watch and learn how to attach a lap zipper with the help of the Fashion Design department at OTIS College of Art and Design.
This video sewing tutorial shows a clear and complete demonstration of how to correctly sew a railroad zipper. Included are tips and materials needed. Watch and learn with the help of the Fashion Design department at OTIS College of Art and Design.
Zipper packages come with instructions, but without a visual guide they can be a challenge to attach. Learn how to sew a zipper by watching this video crafting tutorial.
Thread Heads travel to a craft fair and learn how to sew a zipper on to your homemade clothing.
Okay, seriously girls, how cute is this?! Winter's right at our front door and you're sure to be laying on the thick, insulated winter clothing soon, so why not add some cuteness to your wardrobe with this teddy bear trapper hat? You can even customize the ears to turn the ha ...more
Crafting and sewing is lots of fun, but it calls for many accessories and notions that can clutter your craft area. This tutorial shows you how to create your own craft supply organizer out of some upcycled or recycled materials.
Start with two rectangles of fabric, both the same size. You will also need a short zipper and a few basic sewing supplies (pins and a sewing machine). Then just follow along with this video to make your own zippered change purse!
These are some easy-to-follow directions on a sewing technique fore sewing lapped zippers on garments and clothing. You'll use a basting stitch to close the zipper seam from the hip to the waist, then you'll serge the center back seam edges separately. To see the rest of the s ...more
Let's face it: Who DOESN'T use a laptop these days? Whether you carry them around for work or simply like to level up faster than your friends on FrontierVille, laptops are constantly being banged up and beaten up. So cover these babies up when you're not using them! In this ...more
This is a great project if you want to make something one-of-a-kind! It's a great gift idea as well. The principles behind assembling the "crazy quilt" fabric is that it can be used to make anything. This how to video tutorial demonstrates how to make a Christmas stocking, but ...more
In this clip, you will learn everything you need to know about zippers. Check out this tutorial for info on how to sew in zippers to your projects and make them look more polished and be more functional. This video will explain the zipper anatomy, zipper feet and will show you ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to thread a horizontal sewing machine. Start off by setting the spool on the top of the machine and placing a cap on the top to hold it on. Next, thread the string through the thread guide and then through the number one. After this, it will go d ...more
This video teaches how to dress up your Barbie doll in the same dress like yours. This tutorial is for kids and all those who are Barbie or in that matter doll fans. Step 1: Take Same Cloth as Your Dress Take the same cloth as your dress. Take a circular cloth and fold it tw ...more
Stephany is going to take you through the process of sewing a mens shirt. She is going to use a pattern and talk to you first about choosing a pattern and knowing what the package means before you start. This is a very long video series, but sewing a shirt has many components ...more
Looking for easy sewing projects? Learn how to sew your own jewelry bag with drawstrings in this free video clip about sewing patterns. Part 1 of 36 - How to Sew jewelry bags. Sew jewelry bags - Part 2 of 36. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sew jewelry b ...more
How to sew a messenger bag; get expert tips from a master seamstress on home sewing methods and techniques in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 27 - How to Sew a messenger bag. Sew a messenger bag - Part 2 of 27. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage ...more
Making and sewing piping can be an easy and fun sewing project. Get tips from our expert on fabric piping in this free sewing video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Sew piping. Sew piping - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sew piping - Part 3 o ...more
This video sewing tutorial series shows how to make a pair of panties. While you could just go buy your own, hand-ensures an exact fit and custom colors. Besides, it's fun! Learn how to sew a pair of underwear by watching this instructional video. Part 1 of 18 - How to Sew a p ...more
Sewing a Euro hem on blue jeans makes them look professionally tailored. Learn to sew a Euro hem with this free sewing video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Sew a Euro hem. Sew a Euro hem - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sew a Euro hem - Par ...more
In this video series, our expert mommy Karina Fraley, will demonstrate how you can sew your own baby blanket and burping cloth. If you have a new baby, you know how expenses can build up, but learning how to make easy sewing projects like this baby blanket is a cheap way to cr ...more
Do you love purses and handbags but don't have the money to buy a new one? Why not make your own handmade purse with the expert tips and instructions in this free sewing video series. Part 1 of 21 - How to Sew handmade purses. Sew handmade purses - Part 2 of 21. Click through ...more
Lessons for making a quilt pattern. Learn how to sew a basic quilting pattern in this free quilting lesson from an expert quilter and sewing class instructor. Part 1 of 16 - How to Sew a quilt pattern. Sew a quilt pattern - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more
Learn how to sew curtains, how to choose the correct fabric and how to install them when you've completed a curtain sewing project with expert sewing instructions in this free crafting video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew curtains. Sew curtains - Part 2 of 15. Click through ...more
Looking for an easy purse pattern to sew? Learn how to make a patchwork purse with different kinds of fabric in this free sewing video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew a patchwork purse. Sew a patchwork purse - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage. ...more
Sewing an apron is a simple and easy sewing project that anyone can do. Learn how to sew a handmade apron with tips on apron patterns and materials from a seamstress in this free sewing video. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew a handmade apron. Sew a handmade apron - Part 2 of 15. Cli ...more
In this series of how to videos you’ll learn how to sew waistband casings into a pair of pants, shorts, a dress and a skirt. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew a waistband casing. Sew a waistband casing - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sew a waistb ...more
Learn how to make puppets with moving mouths in this free video series, including tips on making a puppet pattern, sewing and adding features like arms, legs and eyes. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew puppets. Sew puppets - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvil ...more
Hand sewing is an important skill for fashion designers to have when tailoring and customizing a garment. Learn to hand sew various stitches from a fashion designer in this free sewing video. Part 1 of 14 - How to Hand sew stitches. Hand sew stitches - Part 2 of 14. Click thro ...more
Learn how to make a homemade garment bag including how to choose the fabric, cut the fabric, reinforce the seams and more with expert sewing tips from a seamstress in this free crafting video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Sew a garment bag. Sew a garment bag - Part 2 of 15. Cl ...more
In this video series, Carolyn Saylors is going to show you a quick and easy way to make a simple pillow. In the first video she's going to show you some of the things that you need: fabric, thread, ruler, scissors and also an old newspaper, marker, pen, crayon and the stuffing ...more
Sewing a round pillow with piping is a fun challenge for a beginning seamstress. Learn to sew a round throw pillow with this free sewing video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Sew a round pillow with piping. Sew a round pillow with piping - Part 2 of 11. Click through to watch th ...more
In this video series you're going to get started on making a fabulous tote bag with a matching make-up case. Part 1 of 12 - How to Sew a tote bag and make-up case. Sew a tote bag and make-up case - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Sew a tote ...more
Add decorative touches to your home by learning how to sew. This sewing how-to video teaches you how to sew custom welt cord. You can use welt cording to decorate pillows, window treatments, or to decorate a seam. Watch and learn how easy it is to use around your home. Part 1 ...more
Looking for an easy sewing project? Learn how to make a flanged pillow case in this free video series from a professional seamstress. Part 1 of 11 - How to Sew a pillow case cover. Sew a pillow case cover - Part 2 of 11. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com S ...more
Get creative this weekend and start a new sewing project! In this five-part video tutorial, learn how to sew a stylish vintage frock! Why pay those ridiculous prices on eBay for vintage goods, when you can sew them yourself in the comfort of your own home? Learn all you need t ...more
A sew in weave can look great and give your hair a totally new look. This tutorial video series will teach you how to make sure your sew in weave looks great. Part 1 of 5 - How to Sew in a weave. Part 2 of 5 - How to Sew in a weave. Part 3 of 5 - How to Sew in a weave. Part ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to sew a cape. The pattern is made of three pieces. The main part is made of a circle with a hole in the center. There is a cut made from the center to the edge of the circle. The diameter is about 145 centimeters. The hood is two half ...more
This video sewing tutorial series shows how to make a flapper style dress in under an hour, from start to finish. Learn the basic steps to stitch together this simple and beautiful dress. Watch and follow along to make your own today! Part 1 of 6 - How to Sew a one hour flappe ...more
This tutorial video will teach you to do a sew in weave. A sew in weave can help your hair look great and like it's grown in overnight. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do a full head sew-in weave. Part 2 of 2 - How to Do a full head sew-in weave.
This is a five part video on constructing packy underwear for FTM (female to male), transgendered people. A packy holder is essentially a prosthetic penis inserted into underwear. As this is a specialty item, it may be difficult for transgendered people to buy underwear with a ...more
Create softly folded drapery panels with our universal tempo pleat tape. It's the perfect subtle look for flat panel drapes. Learn step by step how to sew on our universal tempo pleat tape to create soft folds by watching this video sewing tutorial series. Part 1 of 4 - How to ...more
Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn how to use a sew on button foot on a sewing machine. Mark where the button will be placed. Insert button between the black metal piece and the presser foot. Make sure that the two holes are positioned in the cut-out of the presser foo ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to sew elastic into an All In One (AIO) cloth diaper. The same method can be used to sew fitted diapers. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn how to sew an elastic into an all in one or fitted cloth diaper. Start saving the environmen ...more
Bleach is one of the most popular manga and anime series of recent years, and the cast of teenage characters make great cosplay fodder. Watch this video to learn how to sew DIY Hakama pants for your next cosplay convention. Part 1 of 3 - How to Sew cosplay costume pants for Ha ...more
Don't overpay for a marked up baby blanket at a department store or fancy boutique? You can make a beautiful blanket for your newborn and future family heirloom right at home. All you need are some basic sewing materials and your imagination. This video will show you how to se ...more