Learn to sew like a pro online with our new, upcoming selection of YouTube videos and online classes!
New for 2021 is the full content of the Simply Sutura Course. Check out the schedule below for the complete video list!
Videos will upload starting 12/31.
Simply Sutura: The Novice Sewing Course
To get started with this free online sewing course, download your Simply Sutura workbook. Also, each video has a companion guide or pattern. Visit the projects page for the patterns or click the links below.
Every Thursday and Saturday a new video will be uploaded. This is the same content that is used in the classroom. There are 9 total segments that take 4 classes (in-person).
Week 1: Thursday, December 31, 2020: Setting Up for Success
What are those things? Natalie explains and showcases each item that you will need for your sewing success. Use your Workbook as a guide.
Saturday, January 2, 2021: Threads and Threading
Avoid thread nests, choking, and other frustrating sewing fiascos by threading your machine properly. Download Successful Stitches
Week 2: Thursday, January 7, 2021: Fabrics and Textiles (Get the Guide)
Learn the basics about sewing fabrics, quilting fabrics, lining fabrics, and interfacing. Discover which fabrics to use for your first projects.
Saturday, January 9, 2021: Your Sewing Machine & Equipment
Maintaining your sewing machine in good working order is important. See how to use the most basic presser feet and learn how to Press for Success! Natalie shares her recipe for making fabric starch quickly at home.
Week 3: Thursday, January 14, 2021: Learn to Sew: The Basics
Your machine is all set up and you have practiced sewing on paper. Now it is time to start sewing on fabric! Learn to sew and finish seams, using three classic methods.
Saturday, January 16, 2021: The Sutura Organizer: Memphis Edition
Originally designed to teach classes at Hancock Fabrics back in 2013, this simple sewing machine organizer project is very easy to sew! See the demo and create a more functional sewing space! Learn how to use interfacing, sew a lined project, create topstitching, and more!
Week 4: Thursday, January 21, 2021: The Bobbin' Along Pincushion
Discover tips and tricks for sewing accurate 1/4" seams, sewing on the bias, working with elastic, and making a stuffed project all while you create a useful pin cushion. BONUS CONTENT: make your pincushion into a cute Cookie Tin Sewing Kit!
Saturday, January 23, 2021: Sweetheart Scissor Covers and Snippet Sack
Thursday, January 28, 2021: The Sutura Tote Duo
Two videos to finish off the Simply Sutura Course. See how to set zippers, use bias tape, work with bindings, create enclosed seams, and sew straps. These final two projects are fun and simple to complete!
Two old sewing videos that showcase really important information! Made in 2013 and 2014, these two sewing videos help expand your repertoire.