Video Sewing Tutorials

Assembling a PDF pattern

How to put together a PDF sewing pattern after printing.

Tracing a sewing pattern

Transferring pattern pieces and markings onto tracing paper from a printed pattern sheet.

Aligning pattern pieces according to the grainline

How to use the grainline arrow to make sure the pattern pieces are cut correctly.

Cutting interfacings

How to draft patterns for an interfacing using the original pattern.

Marking a pattern

Learn to transfer the pattern markings to your pieces from the patterns using scissors, pins, and thread.

Sewing bust and contour darts

Learn how to sew and press a bust and contour darts like a pro.

Sewing an all-in-one facing – Leini dress

Sewing the all-in-one facing using a burrito method.

Sewing elasticated waist – Leini dress

Sewing the elasticated waist and inserting the elastic with a safety pin.

Sewing a neckband

Sewing a neckband on a T-shirt or a sweatshirt.

Sewing buttons and buttonholes

Mark the button and buttonhole placements on a double-breasted garment, and learn to sew a button with or without a shank.

Sewing a set-in sleeve

Creating the easing on a sleeve cap using an easing thread, and sewing the set-in sleeve in place.

Inserting an open-end zipper on a blouse

Sewing a zipper on an open-back blouse.

What is drape?

Learn to estimate how much drape a fabric has.

What is stretch percent?

How to measure the stretch percentage of any fabric.

Other sewing tutorials

Sewing ties on the Solina top or dress

Lining the Utu pinafore

Sewing the Kaste dress contour darts