How to Sew Clothes and to Use Sewing Machines
Hello! My name is Natalia. I am a professional tailor and clothes designer. I has own studio and class where I teach for beginners basic sewing techniques.
I am owner and creator of website Sewway.com. On pages of my site I will help you draft patterns of some clothes and get sewing skills if even you're an absolute beginner.
Using my sewing tutorials and techniques you'll learn how to use and repair your sewing machine and more other.
Sewing tools, tips and tricks
In this section you will find lots of sewing tips and tricks. Authors of all tutorials, sewing techniques and tips are professional tailors who have extensive experience and knowledge.
1000 tips to mend and repair garments
Taking these professional sewing tips and techniques you can quickly and efficiently to mend and repair your clothes and accessories.
How to use and fix your sewing machine
You bought a sewing machine and don't know how to use it? On our site you will find a lot tips and instruction for beginners.
Your sewing machine has problems ? Bunching thread ? Breaking needles and threads ? Your sewing machine have skipping stitches or are other problems? On our site you will find many recommendations for troubleshooting.
How to draft and make sewing patterns
Do you want learn how to draft your own sewing patterns? Taking our professional tutorials and tips you will make the sewing patterns yourself.
The Tutorials and Tips:
Pencil skirt pattern and tutorial pdf
Easy steps of drafting a pencil skirt. Using this step-by-step tutorial you can draft a pencil skirt easily and soon.
How to draft a pencil skirt pattern direct on fabric
In this lesson you will learn how to draft a pencil skirt pattern without paper. We will build a pattern skirts scheme directly on the fabric.
How to use an overlock sewing machine
What a kind of stitches does an overlock Janome 4057 do? Here you will know it and find a lot tips on how to use a serger. In addition you will get tips for choosing an overlock sewing machine.
Newsboy cap tutorial with pattern
Look at my newsboy cap and may be you will have a desire to make such similar hat. Here you find tutorial how to sew a newsboy cap and get patterns having two sizes.
How to use the coverstitch machine
The coverstitch machine is most used for sewing clothing made of knit jersey fabrics. Here you find detail manual for use such coverstitch machine also.
Tutorial how to make a pencil skirt
With this easy and detailed tutorial you can learn how to sew a pencil skirt. Using these skills you can sew any other models of straight skirts.
Using and repair an older sewing machine
In this post you find detailed manual for using an old sewing machine like Singer. This universal instruction helps you fix your old sewing machine also.
How to cut bottom of jeans
Here are tips on how to restore bottom edge of your old jeans. In this post you will learn two ways of cutting the bottom of jeans.
How to choose your first sewing machine
Buying a sewing machine for beginner is an important event. Here are some helpful tips for choosing your first sewing machine.
How to use computerized sewing machine
If you buy a computerized sewing machine you get many benefits that have modern sewing machines.
Tips for sewing with leather
If you are working with leather and faux leather here you find a few helpful tips.
Steps to shirring with elastic thread
Shirring technique is used for decoration dresses, blouses and skirts. In this tutorial you learn how to sew with elastic thread on regular household sewing machine.
How to install an invisible zipper
Learn how to sew an invisible zipper. Here are steps of installing a zipper with 30 photos and tailor's comments.
Vertical oscillating shuttle hook
Most of old sewing machines and some modern models have vertical oscillating shuttle hook system. learn how works oscillating hook and tips for repair it.
Leather tote bag with zipper tutorial
This tutorial helps you make a women's bag with zipper having two straps. Using these pro tips you can sew the tote bag for you or for sale also.
How make bias tape and sew to neckline
This tutorial will help you make bias tape and sew it around neckline your dress.
How to use a twin or double needle
Here's tutorial for how to use a twin or double needle. Using the double needle you can sew knit jersey fabric and make some decorative stitches.
How to make a circle skirt
Here are easy steps on how to make a full circle skirt for your daughter 4-5 years. This skirt has elastic waist, without lining.
Threading of sewing machine
If your sewing machine keeps breaking of threads and there are other defects this tutorial helps you troubleshoot many of these problems.
Cover stitch sewing machine
Learn how to sew using a coverstitch machine. Using the cover hem sewing machine is the best method to do hems on your knit fabrics.
How to make jersey womens shorts
Here you find 30 photos with pro comments how to sew women's jersey shorts. Using this tutorial you will be able to sew children's shorts also. Learn how to sew!
How to make jersey womens t-shirt
Learn how to sew t-shirts of knit fabrics. Here you find tutorial how to sew the jersey womens t-shirt with 20 photos and pro comments.
Waistband with an elastic casing
An elastic casing is easy way of making a waistband for the skirt.
Skirts vent sewing tutorial
Here is skirts vent sewing tutorial. In this post you will learn how to sew pencil skirt with a vent correctly and easily.
How to sew a zippered pillow cover
If you need make pillow covers for your couch in living room this tutorial helps you sew zippered pillow covers.
How to sew children's pants with elastic waist
Looking for knit pants for your kids ? Try sewing these knit pants with this step by step tutorial.
Girls circle skirt with elastic band
Learn how to sew a full circle skirt with elastic band.
Girls summer hat tutorial
This summer kid's hat looks fine and will be good protect head your baby from the sun.
How to repair zipper and replace a slider
Learn tips how to fix zipper and replace a zipper slider.
How to make pants cuff tutorial
Cuff is best way of hemming boys trousers. If you want to make the cuffs use this step-by-step sewing tutorial.
How to hem knit fabric with a serger
Hem pants or skirt that are sewn from stretchy knits fabrics is difficult. Try my own easy way how to hem knits fabrics using a serger only.
How does home sewing machine inside
Do you want look into sewing machine? In this post you can to see how works sewing machine and to see all its parts and main mechanisms.
Main characteristics of industrial sewing machines
If you want to know what is an industrial sewing machine you need read this post. Here are main characteristics of sewing machine 'Typical' that performs straight stitches.
Bobbin case device troubleshooting
Bobbin case is an important part of any sewing machine. Here you find detailed device description and troubleshooting tips for problems of bobbin case.
How to sew an alphabet letter pillows
Here are steps of sewing an alphabet letter pillow. You will learn how to sew the most difficult form of pillows having a form alphabet letter A.
How to use an adjustable dressmakers dummy
If you are going to sew dresses, blouses you need use a mannequin. Read how to use an adjustable dressmakers dummy.
Sewing tips and tricks for beginners
Want to learn many secrets of professional tailor? In this case you need to read this post containing 20 sewing tips and tricks for beginners.
Serger vs cover stitch machine
In this post examines in detail main differences between a serger and coverstitch machine. Sergers vs cover stitch machines.
Sewing machine foot control pedal
Look what is inside a sewing machine foot controller. These photos help you understand how to repair the foot control pedal.
Taking your body measurements
Properly measure your body measurements is main condition for drafting of an accurate pattern. Learn how to take your body measurements easily and correct.
Tips for using your serger
If you have an overlock sewing machine you need learn these tips how to use a serger.
How to sew knit fabrics on regular sewing machine
If you want to sew garments of knitted fabrics here you will find tips on how to sew stretch and knit fabrics with a regular sewing machine.
Drafting womens pants patterns (basic)
If you will draft this pattern of womens pants you will have a basic pattern which can be used for drafting any models trousers, including the jeans and other.
Drafting dress pattern (basic)
If you will draft your own dress pattern you need use this tutorial. Make this basic dress pattern and you can use it to build patterns of any other dress models.
How to mend rips in denim jeans
Learn how to patch holes or rips in a pair of blue jeans in this step-by-step tutorial.
How to cut your old jeans into shorts
Learn how to give a new life to your old jeans and sew from them the summer jean shorts.
How to draft half circle skirt pattern
In this post you will find free skirt pattern with step-by-step tutorial on how to draft a half circle skirt pattern.
Sewing machine problems and how to fix them
Each sewing machine has some problems periodically: bunching thread, breaking needles or skipping stitches. Learn how to fix sewing machine at home with own hands.
How to sew a mobile phone case
Professional tailor gives you step-by-step tutorial for sewing a mobile phone case of synthetic or genuine leather.
Free pattern and tutorial to sew an oven mitt
Tutorial on how to make homemade kitchen oven mitts. The pot holder (gloves) instruction has a lot photos and easy pattern.
How to sew a leather glasses case
Professional tailor will show you how to sew your own glasses case. Learn tips on how to sew glasses case from artificial or genuine leather.
How to make leather baby shoes
Learn how to sew an infant genuine leather baby moccasin. Sewing tutorial has 20 photos of steps how sew handmade leather baby shoes yourself.
How to sew zippered makeup bag
Learn how to sew a cosmetic bag. In this tutorial are many photos with comments how to make zippered makeup bag with lining.