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.

Tank Top Sewing Pattern Review: Rumi Tank by Christine Haynes Patterns

This is our last Tank Top Pattern Review post. We hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s Tank Top Extravaganza! Today we’re reviewing the Rumi Tank by Christine Haynes Patterns.Vanessa Lyman, Love of Quilting Content Director, modeled this tank for the June/July issue of Sew News. She loved the relaxed fit and racer-back style of this tank.…

Thread The Needle Day

4 Ways to Thread a Needle Watch How It’s Done!

Happy Thread the Needle Day! July 24 is Thread The Needle Day! Not recognized by the government (boo) and we don’t get the day off but we thought this would be a great time to show you various ways on how to thread a needle, any day! Read on to see four different ways to…

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…