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Hello! My name is Natalia. I am a professional tailor and pattern cutter, designer. I has own studio and class where I teach for beginners basic sewing techniques.
I am owner and creator website Sewway.com. Here I will help you to draft patterns and get sewing skills if even you're an absolute beginner.
Using my sewing tutorials and techniques you'll learn how to use and fix your sewing machine and more.

The sewing tips, tools and tricks

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 the professional tailors who have extensive experience and knowledge.

How to Cut the Bottom of Your Jeans

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

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 the needles and thread? Skipping stitches or are other problems? On our site you will find many recommendations for troubleshooting.

How to make sewing patterns

How to Draft and Make Sewing Patterns

Do you want learn how to draft your own sewing patterns? Taking our professional tutorial and tips you will make the sewing patterns yourself.

The Tutorials and Tips:

Pencil Skirt Pattern and Tutorial pdf
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
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 skirt scheme directly on the fabric.

How to Use an Overlock Sewing Machine
How to Use an Overlock Sewing Machine

What a kind of stitch does an overlock Janome 4057 do? Here you find the tips on how to use this serger and tips for choosing overlock sewing machine.

Newsboy Cap Tutorial with Pattern
Newsboy Cap Tutorial with Pattern

Look at my newsboy cap and may be you will have a desire to make such a hat. Here you find tutorial how to sew newsboy cap and pattern two sizes.

How to use the coverstitch machine
How to use the coverstitch machine

The coverstitch machine is most used for sewing the clothing made from knit jersey fabrics. Here you find the manual for use the coverstitch machine.

Tutorial How to Make a Skirt
Tutorial How to Make a Pencil Skirt

With this easy and detailed tutorial you can learn how to sew pencil skirt and any other models of the straight skirts.

Using and Repair an Older Sewing Machine
Using and Repair an Older Sewing Machine

In this post you find the manual for use an old sewing machine like Singer. This universal instruction helps you fix your old sewing machine also.

How to Cut the Bottom of Jeans
How to Cut the Bottom of Jeans

Here are tips on how to restore the bottom edge of your old jeans. In this post you will learn two ways of cutting the bottom of jeans.

How to Choice Your First Sewing Machine
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
How To Use Computerized Sewing Machine

If you buy a computerized sewing machine you get many benefits that have the modern sewing machines.

Tips for Sewing with Leather
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
Steps to Shirring with Elastic Thread

Shirring technique is used for decoration the dresses or skirts. In this tutorial you learn how to sew with elastic thread on sewing machine.

How to Install the Invisible Zipper
How to Install the 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 System
Vertical Oscillating Shuttle Hook System

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
Leather Tote Bag with Zipper Tutorial

This tutorial helps you make a women's bag with zipper and two straps. Using these pro tips you can sew tote bag for you or for sale.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline
How Make Bias Tape and Sew to the Neckline

This tutorial will help you make bias tape and sew it around the neckline your dress.

How to Use a Twin or Double Needle
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 other decorative stitches.

How to Make a Circle Skirt
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.

Bobbin and Top Thread Problems
Bobbin and Top Thread Problems

If your sewing machine keeps breaking top or bobbins thread this tutorial helps you troubleshoot these problems.

Cover Stitch Machine Tips and Techniques
Cover Stitch Machine Tips and Techniques

Learn how to use 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
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.

How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt
How to Make Jersey Womens T-Shirt

Learn how to sew t-shirts from knit fabrics. Here you find tutorial how to make jersey women's t-shirt with 20 photos and pro comments.

Waistband with an Elastic Casing
Waistband with an Elastic Casing

An elastic casing is easy way of making a waistband for the skirt.

Skirt Vent Sewing Tutorial
Skirt Vent Sewing Tutorial

Here is the skirt vent sewing tutorial. In this post you will learn how to make the skirt vent correct and easy.

How to Make a Zippered Pillow Cover
How to Make a Zippered Pillow Cover

If you need make the pillow covers to couch in your living room this tutorial helps you make zippered pillow covers.

How to Make Children's Pants with Elastic Waist
How to Make Children's Pants with Elastic Waist

Looking for knit pants for your toddler? Try sewing these knit pants with step by step tutorial.

Girls Circle Skirt with Elastic Band
Girls Circle Skirt with Elastic Band

Learn how to make the full circle skirt with elastic band.

Girls Summer Hat Tutorial
Girls Summer Hat Tutorial

This summer kid's hat looks fine and will be good to protect your baby head from the sun.

How to Fix Zipper and Replace the Slider
How to Fix Zipper and Replace the Slider

Learn tips how to fix zipper and replace the zipper slider.

How to Make the Pants Cuff Tutorial
How to Make the Pants Cuff Tutorial

The cuff is best way of hemming boys trousers. If you want to make the cuff pants use this step-by-step sewing tutorial.

How to Hem Knit Fabric with a Serger
How to Hem Knit Fabric with a Serger

Hem the 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 the Home Sewing Machine Inside
How Does the Home Sewing Machine Inside

Do you want look into the sewing machine? In this post you can see how to works this mechanism and to see all its parts.

Industrial Sewing Machine Typical
The Main Characteristics of Industrial Sewing Machines

If you want know what is an industrial sewing machine you need read this post. Here are main characteristics of Typical that performs straight stitches.

Bobbin Case Device and Troubleshooting
Bobbin Case Device and Troubleshooting

Bobbin case is an important part of the sewing machine. Here you find the device description and troubleshooting tips for problems of bobbin case.

How to Make Alphabet Letter Pillows
How to Make Alphabet Letter Pillows

Here are steps of sewing an alphabet letter pillow. You will learn how to make the most difficult form of pillows having a form alphabet letter A.

How to Use an Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy
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.

20 Sewing Tips and Tricks for Beginners
20 Sewing Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Want to learn the 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
Serger vs Cover Stitch Machine

In this post examines in detail the main differences between a serger and coverstitch machine. Sergers vs cover stitch machines.

Sewing Machine Foot Control Pedal
Sewing Machine Foot Control Pedal - Repair Tips

Look what is inside the sewing machine foot control. These photos help you understand how to repair a foot control pedal.

Taking Your Body Measurements
Taking Your Body Measurements

Properly measure your body measurements is the main condition for the drafting of an accurate pattern. Learn how to take your body measurements easily and correct.

Tips for Using your Serger
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
How to Sew Knit Fabrics on Regular Sewing Machine

If you want to sew garments from knitted fabrics here you will find thr tips on how to sew stretch and knit fabric with a regular sewing machine.

Drafting Women's Pants Patterns (Basic)
Drafting Women's Pants Patterns (Basic)

If you will draft this pattern of women's 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)
Drafting Dress Pattern (Basic)

If you will draft your own dress pattern you need use this tutorial. Make this basic dress pattern which and you can to build patterns of any other dress models.

How To Mend the Rips in Denim Jeans
How To Mend the Rips in Denim Jeans

Learn how to patch the holes or rips in a pair of blue jeans in this step-by-step DIY denim repair tutorial.

How to Turn Your Old Jeans Into Shorts
How to Cut Your Old Jeans Into Shorts

Learn how to give a new life to your old jeans and make from them the summer jean shorts.

How to Draft the Half Circle Skirt Pattern
How to Draft the Half Circle Skirt Pattern

In this post you will find free skirt pattern with step-by-step tutorial on how to draft the half circle skirt pattern.

Sewing Machine Problems and How to Fix Them
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 by himself.

How to Make Your Own a Mobile Phone Case
How to Make Your Own a Mobile Phone Case

Professional tailor gives you step-by-step tutorial for sewing a mobile phone case from synthetic or genuine leather.

Free Pattern and Tutorial to Make an Oven Mitt
Free Pattern and Tutorial to Make 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 Make Your Own Slim Leather Glasses Case
How to Make Your Own Slim Leather Glasses Case

Professional tailor will teach you how to make your own glasses case. Tips on how to sew glasses case from artificial or genuine leather.

How to Make the Leather Baby Shoes
How to Make the Leather Baby Shoes

Learn how to make infant genuine leather baby moccasin. Sewing tutorial has 20 photos of steps of handmade leather baby shoes.

How to Make Your Own Zippered Makeup Bag
How to Make Your Own 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.

My sewing patterns pdf
Patterns and Tutorials PDF

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