• Sew a Hobo Bag
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    Sew a Hobo Bag

    With its trademark slouchy silhouette, this hobo bag will become your go-to everyday purse. Nicole Mallalieu is known for her professionally finished bags, and in this class she walks you through every step of sewing this classic fashion staple. Nicole shares pro tips for accurately cutting the pattern pieces, as well as useful tricks for finishing seams perfectly, sewing curves, and sewing through multiple layers – all on a home sewing machine. You'll learn how to construct a lining, add a pocket and zipper, as well as how to construct an adjustable strap and attach it to the bag with hardware. In the process of making your Hobo bag, you'll…

  • Woodland Wall Hanging
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    Woodland Wall Hanging

    This interactive wall hanging is a sweet and cosy home for Kata Golda’s Nature Pals. It’s cleverly designed and stitched so secret pockets tuck into the landscape. You’ll learn the backstitch, running stitch, whip-stitch and double running stitch, and the project offers plenty of opportunities to practice your hand stitching. Then the entire wall hanging is machine stitched for a snug and adorable addition to any child’s room and imagination.

  • Sew a Reversible Sun Hat
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    Sew a Reversible Sun Hat

    Learn how to make a reversible, floppy sun hat–the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Ashley Nickels will show you how to measure your head to determine your hat size and how to increase or decrease the length of the brim to make it totally customisable. Best of all, this sun hat can be made with your two favourite fabrics since it’s fully reversible. This class is great for new sewers and for anyone who needs a stylish hat to wear under the warm, summer sun.

  • How to Emboss
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    How to Emboss

    Have you ever wondered how embossing works? In this quick class, Courtney Cerruti demystifies the embossing process, showing you how to do this simple technique at home. You will need just a few items — embossing powder, wet ink and a heat gun — to create professional-looking, glossy designs.

  • Waistband Finishing Technique
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    Waistband Finishing Technique

    In this technique workshop, Gretchen shows you a versatile technique that you can use on any pencil skirt pattern. Instead of a high waistband, you’ll learn how to add a ribbon facing that doesn’t add any bulk to the waistline, which is ideal for making pencil skirts in heavier fabrics. The hand stitching and old-fashioned materials result in a classic, tailored piece.  

  • Popover Sundress
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    Popover Sundress

    Sewing this darling dress gives you a chance to learn tips and techniques from Liesl, including French seams, bias binding and sewing a narrow hem. The dress works up quickly and is offered in a wide range of sizes, including small enough for a matching doll version. Download the pattern here

  • Sew a Yoga Mat Bag
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    Sew a Yoga Mat Bag

    Sewer and quilter Ashley Nickels shows you how to create a stylish, functional carrier bag for your yoga mat. Learn how to cut out the pattern pieces, add handles, and attach D-ring hardware to hold the mat in place. Best of all, this yoga mat bag features a zippered pocket – an essential for stashing your keys and phone while you're on the mat.

  • Selecting the Best Surfaces for Screen Printing
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    Selecting the Best Surfaces for Screen Printing

    Have you ever wondered what surfaces are best for creating screen prints? Hilary Williams explores a variety of surface materials to find out what effects are possible (and which surfaces will give you the best results). Whether you choose paper or fabric—plain, colored or patterned—you will find that screen printing can be an incredibly versatile craft.