How To Sew

Want to learn how to sew and understand sewing basics? Sew Daily has the tutorials, step-by-step instruction, and advice to help sewing enthusiasts of all ages be successful!

Mastering solid technique is vital to any sewing project. Whether you are just starting out or have sewn for years, having a working knowledge of basic sewing techniques as well as advanced options will help give you the confidence to succeed. With Sew Daily you’ll discover all sorts of techniques, plus tricks of the trade for sewing notions, seams, zippers and more.

DIY MAXI SKIRT

Sew a Summer Maxi Skirt

A knit maxi skirt is a summer staple. Learn how to draft a maxi skirt to your measurements and sew it up in an hour or less! by Ellen March Nothing says summer quite like a long stretchy maxi skirt. It’s comfy enough to wear on a plane with a tank and flipflops when leaving…

DIY: Backpack Laundry Bag Perfect For Dorm Dwellers

DIY: Backpack Laundry Bag Perfect For Dorm Dwellers. If you’re headed to college or know someone who is, you know that laundry is a huge topic of discussion. Will I have enough quarters? How far are the facilities? Do I really need to separate lights and darks? As you’re gathering supplies for the dorm, think…

5 Eco-Friendly Fabrics

Using eco-friendly fabrics in your sewing. Many of us are aware that the fabric industry is not the most eco-friendly industry. The chemicals and processes required to grow, process and dye natural fabrics or to produce and dye man-made fabrics can be less that healthy for our environment. So for Earth Day, I’m going to…

High End shoe hack

High-End Hack: Tassel Shoe Embellishment Tutorial

Welcome to the third, and final installment of the High-End Hack: Shoe Embellishment Tutorials. Bedazzled shoes are everywhere and adorned with everything: embroidery, pom-poms, tassels, beading — you name it. With a few simple steps, it’s easy (and inexpensive!) to transform a pair of basic flat mules into designer flats. Follow these simple step-by-step photos to…

How to Sew A Zippered Pocket A Sew Daily Tutorial

Zippered Pocket Tutorial Learn how easy it is to insert a zippered pocket! We’ll show you step-by-step how to insert a zippered pocket into a dress, blouse or tunic. This zippered pocket is added to the side seams of a simple sheath dress or tunic top. Adding to the side seams makes it super easy.…

Serger Buying Guide! Read Our Beginners Guide

Buying a serger can be a bit confusing for those new to this type of machine. Check out our Serger Buying Guide for beginners to sort all the bells and whistles out. Sergers, also known as overlock machines, use multiple thread strands to construct a strong seam that encloses the raw fabric edge, eliminating fraying…

High End Hack Shoes

High-End Hack: Shoe Embellishment Tutorial

Bedazzled shoes are everywhere and adorned with everything: embroidery, pom-poms, tassels, beading — you name it. With a few simple steps, it’s easy (and inexpensive!) to transform a pair of basic flat mules into designer flats. Follow these simple step-by-step photos to create your own luxe pair of adorned shoes! SUPPLIES Basic mule flats FSL…

FREE Spring Projects, Patterns & Designs!

Spring is here! Finally. With springs arrival there are a slew of springy holidays and festivals to get ready for. April  April Fool’s Day and Easter April 1 World Rat Day April 4 National Sibling Day April 10 Patriots Day April 16 Earth Day April 22 Take Your Daughter To Work Day April 26 Arbor…

Quick Gift Idea + Learn How To Attach Satin Binding The Easy Way

If you’re looking for something quick to make for loved ones, learn this satin blanket binding tutorial and make a great fleece blanket. Choose a fun print and you’re well on your way to a personalized gift in less than an hour. I love choosing licensed fleece prints for sports lovers, movie goers and especially…