2023 Live Videos

Livestream Videos 2023

12/25/23 Let's Talk Sew Confident: Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from our team at The Sewing Workshop! We have prepared a pre-recorded session for you today as we continue to enjoy the Christmas holiday. Please note: There will not be a live Q&A today. Sign up for Sew Confident! here.  


12/19/23 The Quincy Jacket: The Quincy Top is a long-time favorite in our pattern line. It's a fun sew that features an interesting side-panel construction. This week, we have two versions of the Quincy that will get your imagination going, and, just maybe, your sewing machine stitching! Tune in to see our new take on the Quincy and learn the techniques needed to make it, including underlining, changing the collar, adding a center front overlap, and more. Shop the featured patterns, fabric, and tutorials. The promotions will expire on 12/25/24. 


12/12/23 All About Sew Confident Series 13: This week, we are dishing all the details on Sew Confident! Series 13. Tune in to learn all about the patterns, projects, challenges, and events that we have lined up for our members. Our project lineup this year is top-notch. If you've ever wanted to join, now is a great time! Also, if you have questions, we have answers. Sign up for Sew Confident! here


12/5/23 Festive Fabrics & Sew Confident Series 13: It's the most wonderful time of the year – no, I'm not talking about the holidays, I'm talking about Sew Confident! This week we are launching the Sew Confident! 2024 From the Vault series. This is our signature yearly program that brings together education, inspiration, and community. Tune in this week to learn about our 2024 program. That's not all, we will also be sharing our favorite festive fabric and patterns. If you've got holiday parties coming up, we've got simple but stunning garments for you. Shop the featured fabric, patterns, and tutorials. The promotions expire 12/12/23. 


11/28/23 The Pieced Tremont Jacket: This week, Kathy is joining Linda to share a couture-worthy Tremont Jacket that she created using vintage kimono scraps. Tune in to learn how to add pieced details on your own Tremont, plus get a glimpse of Linda's vintage kimono fabric collection. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials here


11/21/23 The Big Kit Sale: We love curating kits for you and over the years have created some great pattern/fabric pairings. This week, Alex & Erin will feature some of our favorite kits – plus a few new ones – that we are going to put on sale at 40% starting Tuesday! Tune in and get first dibs on these limited-quantity kits. P.S. Kits make great presents! Shop the kit sale here. Shop the online workshop sale here. The promotions will expire on 11/27/23. 


11/14/23 The Sterling Jacket Cotton/Knit Combo: This week we are sharing a customer-made creation. It is a version of the Sterling Jacket that combines a stitched cotton fabric and rib knit. This variation was worn during a recent workshop and we knew everyone needed to see it! Linda will share details on making your own cotton/knit Sterling, as well as tips for the signature rolled hem technique. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 11/20/23. 


11/7/23 The Trio Top Part One: Due to technical errors, this video is uploaded in two parts. Big News – the Trio Top pattern is back by popular demand! This week, tune in to learn techniques for sewing this favorite look. Linda and Betsy will be sharing techniques for making the Trio, including a unique bias look. Plus, we've got a new collection from Liberty of London – it's a perfect pairing for the Trio. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 11/13/23 

11/7/23 The Trio Top Part Two: Due to technical errors, this video is uploaded in two parts. Big News – the Trio Top pattern is back by popular demand! This week, tune in to learn techniques for sewing this favorite look. Linda and Betsy will be sharing techniques for making the Trio, including a unique bias look. Plus, we've got a new collection from Liberty of London – it's a perfect pairing for the Trio. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 11/13/23 


10/31/23 The Coverstitched Memphis Dress: Linda has a fabulous new feature in the newest issue of Threads Magazine – it is all about the Memphis Dress. Tune in to learn about this version of the Memphis - including how to sew overlapping seams. Plus, we'll be talking about Alabama Chanin and its unique organic cotton fabric. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 11/6/23. 


10/24/23 Underlining the Chicago Jacket: This week, we have been inspired by a garment made by one of our customers! Our friend Sue B. brought in a wonderful version of the Chicago Jacket that we just have to share with you. She has made some really interesting changes in the construction, plus she inspired us to think about underlining. Tune in to learn how different underlining fabrics affect the garment, construction techniques, and of course, the difference between underlining and interlining. Shop the fabric, and patterns featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 10/30/23.0 


10/17/23 Sew A Cozy Hudson Top: Fall has finally found us! The leaves are turning, the pumpkins are out, and we are thinking about all the ways we can wear the Hudson Top. Tune in this week to see Deb's stunning version in a striking sweater knit. Plus, Linda will share more Hudson variations for both the top and pants. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 10/23/23.


10/10/23 Sewing a Batwing Top with Linda and Samantha: This week, Samantha is sharing her fabulous new variation on the Eureka Top. She's added a gorgeous, floaty batwing sleeve that adds a dash of elegance to our favorite simple top. Tune in to learn how to create this new look for fall. Shop the sewing patterns, fabric, and tutorials mentioned in this live stream. Promotions expire 10/16/23. 


10/3/23 Sewing Stretch Crepe Pants with Linda: We are ecstatic to have one of our all-time favorite fabrics back in stock – luscious stretch crepe in rich colors. Tune in this week to see how beautifully this fabric works for the Valencia Pants. Plus, we will share tips for sewing stretch crepe fabric and for pants fitting. Shop the sewing patterns, fabric, and tutorials mentioned in this livestream. Promotions expire 10/9/23.


9/26/23 Embroidery on Knits with Alex: Get your needles ready, it is time to stitch! Join Alex for a discussion on how to add a pop of personality to your projects with embroidery. She'll share her inspiration for her Crane St. Tee design and share designer embroidery inspiration images. Before you know it, you'll be adding a few decorative stitches to all your garments.  Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this livestream. The promotions will expire on 10/2/23.  


9/19/23 Sewing a Waffle Eureka Pocket Top: The Eureka Top is one of our tried and true patterns. It has a simple shape that we love to reinvent into new styles. This week, Linda is sharing a great look inspired by our Eureka Pocket Top tutorial that we released last year. The new version is made in a cotton waffle fabric and looks sensational. Tune in to see what a difference texture can make to a garment. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this pattern. The promotions will expire on 9/25/23.  


9/12/23 Sewing Sporty Pants: The athleisure look gets more popular every day. And why not? Who doesn't want to look fabulous, but also feel comfortable? This week, join Erin and Betsy for athleisure inspiration, including a fabulous variation that fuses the West End and Helix Pants, as well as a super-chic Chesney look. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 9/18/23. 


9/5/23 Sewing an Olive Transformation: The zipper detail on the Olive Top is like the pimento in an olive – it adds a little pizzazz to the overall look. But, what if you just want that wonderful Olive style without all the fuss? This week Linda is going to show you how to create a simplified Olive, with no zipper, a scooped neckline, and short sleeves. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 9/11/23. 

8/29/23 Sewing A Perfect Collar on the Willow Blouse with Linda: This week, Linda is going to share a key technique in sewing a beautiful collar and stand - it is all about shaping! Tune in to learn how to properly form a collar and apply it to a garment. She'll also be featuring new looks for the Willow Blouse to take you from summer into fall. Plus, it is week two of our End Of Summer Sale! Watch live for the first look at this week's sale fabrics. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 9/4/23. 


8/22/23 Sewing Summer Dresses with Linda: We find so much inspiration in seeing how people sew and style our patterns. Just the other day, our friend Linda W. walked into the studio wearing the Tosca Dress and it inspired us to get that pattern out and look at it with fresh eyes. Tune in this week for inspiration to make your own Tosca and get the first look at our big print fabric sale! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 8/28/23. 


8/15/23 Sewing the Purrfect Nine Lives Tunic with Alex: This week, we are celebrating all things animal print! Join Alex as she shares her process for making a tunic-length Nine Lives shirt. She will also share a veritable menagerie of fabrics with everything from magical unicorn prints to cheeky monkeys. And the exclusive kit that she is launching this week? Well, it is just the thing for all you fashionable cats and kittens. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 8/21/23. 



8/8/23 Sewing Kicky West End Pants: Tune in this week to see Linda's kicky new version of the West End Pants. Inspired by a designer style, she has added a front pleat, deep hem, and back pocket detail. Plus, she made them in our favorite fabric, viscose/linen, which means they have a perfect drape and feel fabulous to wear. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 8/14/23. 


8/1/23 #TSWXMunuoChallenge Recap: This week, we are sharing all of the wonderful entries to the #TSWxMunuochallenge! Thanks to everyone who participated, we loved seeing how you interpreted the beautiful paintings of Naomi Munuo. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 8/7/23. 


7/25/23 Sewing Designer Details with Samantha Ploch: This week, Linda is joined by special guest, Samantha Ploch, a prolific sewer who constantly astonishes us with her design imagination. Tune in to see a collection of colorful, textured, and sophisticated Sewing Workshop garments that Samantha has transformed with designer-inspired details. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 8/1/23. 


7/21/23 Live with Alex: Fashion & Fabric Feature | Barbiecore: To celebrate the launch of the new Barbie movie, Alex decided to invite you all to her Barbie Party! Join Alex Live from Cleveland this Friday at 11:00am CDT where she’ll be sharing her favorite fashion & fabric moments featuring the summer’s biggest trend: Barbiecore. Alex will be sharing her screen to showcase lots of inspirational images from major Barbie fashion trends she’s seeing at the moment. And don’t worry, it’s not all going to be about the color pink (although it may or may not mostly be about pink). She’ll then show you the right Sewing Workshop fabric & patterns to try with this trendy summer look.  Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorial featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 7/24/23.

 

 

7/18/23 Sewing the Frankie Shirt: This week, we've got a case of the blues - blue fabric that is! From dark and dramatic indigo to light sky, there is a blue for everyone. Tune in to see how Linda styles the Frankie Shirt in a great new rayon blend fabric that feels as good as it looks. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorial featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 7/24/23.

 

 

7/11/23 Timeless Textiles for Modern Looks: Tune in to see a new twist on the Hudson pants, as well as ensemble options curated by Linda. She chose some fabulous linen and cotton options so you can keep cool (and look cool!) during the hot summer. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials that are featured in this video: https://bit.ly/3O8OBx9 The promotions will expire on 7/17/23. 

 

 


7/4/23 Fashion & Fabric Feature - Striped Pants with Alex: Spend a few moments with Alex on the 4th of July from her home in Cleveland, Ohio, where she’ll be sharing her favorite fashion & fabric features. Alex will be sharing her screen to showcase lots of inspirational images from favorite fashion brands that she’s following at the moment. What’s her current fashion find? Striped pants, believe it or not! As Linda said last week on Facebook Live, “Don’t be afraid of stripes!”. She’ll then show you the right fabric & patterns to try this look with. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions expire on 7/11/23.  

 


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6/27/23 Swiss-Inspired Style: Inspired by her recent trip to Switzerland, Linda will be sharing a look featuring the Chicago Jacket and Maison Top & Pants. Tune in to learn how to create your own Swiss-inspired style, tips for sewing with handkerchief linen, and how to sew baby hems. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions expire on 7/3/23. 

 


6/20/23 The Gathered Zayn Shirt: This week, join Alex, Erin, and Betsy to learn how to make a fun new variation of the Zayn Shirt. The new look features an asymmetric hem and a festive ruffle. It looks particularly fun in our new line of Liberty of London fabric! Tune in to see the Zayn variation, learn gathering techniques, and see the new Liberty fabric line. 

 


6/13/23 The Marceau Dress: Last month, we hosted a Sew Kansas workshop and we were blown away by the wonderful garments that our guests made. In fact, we were so enamored with one garment – a dress variation of the Marceau Tee – that we knew we had to share it with you! Tune in this week to learn how to make your own Marceau Dress and see our new collection of printed ponte knits. Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 6/19/23. 

 


6/6/23 Sewing an Ikina Dress: Recently, Linda was looking for fashion inspiration online when she was stopped in her tracks by a fabulous dress made in a bold, summery pattern. That was enough to compel her into action and in the blink of an eye, she had transformed the Ikina Two Jacket into a fab summer dress. Tune in to see the final garment and learn how to make your own! Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 6/12/23. 

 


5/30/23 Sewing Linen Knit: It's cool, it's breezy, and it's everyone's favorite summer knit - linen! Yes, it's back in stock and we can't wait to show you the new colors. We love the lightweight feel of linen knit for summer layering and this week Linda will share her tips for sewing on this unique fabric. Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 6/1/23. 

 


5/23/23 The Elevated eTee: This week we are celebrating one of our favorite patterns, the eTee. This simple pattern is a heavy hitter in our wardrobes – we find ourselves reaching for it time and again. Tune in to see the different ways you can elevate your eTee, from making it out of a textured fabric to tweaking the pattern. Plus, Linda demonstrates how to lengthen the sleeves. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/29/23. 

 


5/16/23 The Cottage Shirt and Picasso Pants: Linda has put together what we think is THE look of the summer - in fabrics to die for. Tune in this week to see the newest take on the Cottage Shirt and Picasso Pants. Plus, get all the news from London, including a peek at what Linda made during her workshop with Mandy Patullo! Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/22/23. 

 


5/9/23 Hooray for Hollywood Pants: Whether you prefer the style of Katharine Hepburn or Cate Blanchett, linen trousers are a must-have for that relaxed-but-fabulous movie-star look. Luckily, we have just what you need to make it happen - the Hollywood Pants! Join Erin and Betsy as they share styling tips for making your own glamorous trousers, including tips for sewing and styling the pants. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/14/23. 


5/2/23 Print Party: Can you believe that it is May already? Summer is coming and we are ready to sew! This week, Erin and Betsy are sharing their favorite fun prints that will get your summer sewing inspiration flowing. Tune in to see our favorite quick and easy makes for adding a pop of print to your wardrobe. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/8//23. 

 

4/26/23 Color Design Strategies: This week, Linda is going to take you behind the scenes of her new article in Threads Magazine, Color Design Strategies. For Linda, color inspiration can be found anywhere – come with her on a journey to find the next inspiration color, print, or style in the most unexpected place. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/1/23. 

 

4/18/23 The Dress ReMix: Sewing by the rules is perfectly fine – stick with the pattern instructions and you'll get a beautiful garment. But, sometimes it is fun to veer from the sewing script. This week, Erin and Betsy will share dresses that have been made with just a few simple but effective pattern tweaks. Tune in for ideas on how to remix your favorite dress pattern. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 4/24/23. 

 


4/11/23 The Look of Linen: This week, Linda is ushering in linen season with a wonderful lineup of shirts that are sure to become your new favorite wardrobe staple. Plus, as always, she has a few tips and techniques up her sleeve that make working with this fabric that much easier. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 4/17/23. 

 


4/4/23 The Hugo Top and Chesney Pants: This week, we took a look at what we've been wearing this spring and it turns out the Hugo Top and Chesney Pants have been in constant rotation. Tune in to see why this casual-elegant look is one of our wardrobe staples. Plus, we have a fabulous collection of fabric to share with you, tips for adjusting the Hugo Top, and a big announcement! Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 4/10/23.

 

3/28/23 MixIn Up the MixIt Top: Spring is in the air and it is time to shake up your wardrobe – with a Mixit Top! Not just any Mixit Top, but an effortlessly chic variation that adds rib-knit accents into the mix. Tune in to learn how to lengthen the MixIt Top sleeves, how to attach ribbing, and tips on sewing the collar and a loop. Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 4/3/23. 

 


3/21/23 The Zona Variation: This week, Linda and Kathy will be sharing a fun variation on the Zona Jacket. This look features raw edges and elegant seaming details. Tune in for tips on working with boucle, adjusting the Zona pattern, and sewing lapped seams. Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 3/27/23. 

 

3/14/23 The Tremont Vest: This week, we are celebrating that essential wardrobe staple, the vest. Tune in to see how to transform the Tremont Jacket into a vest and how we add long sleeves to the eTee. Plus, we'll have tips on finishing a vest armhole, beautiful new fabric, and more! Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in the video. The promotions expire on 3/20/23 

 

3/7/23 Liberty of London Designer Inspiration:  This week, Linda and Betsy will be sharing how they take designer inspiration and use it to transform their patterns. Tune in to learn what details to look for when choosing your pattern and how you can create your own designer looks. Plus, check out the new Liberty of London fabric collection! Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in the video. The promotions expire on 3/13/23.

 


2/28/23 The Knit Pant Roundup: This week Linda shares the ins and outs of all our pants patterns that can be made out of knit fabric. Tune in to learn about the differences between each design so you can decide which style is right for you. From the Pencil to the West End, we have a pants pattern to suit you! Shop the featured patterns, fabrics, and tutorials here. The promotion expires on 3/6/23. 

 


2/21/23 The Floral Charlie Bomber: There's been a subtle shift lately around the office. Instead of dark, muted colors, we are leaning towards brighter shades, lightweight fabrics, and floral prints. Spring is coming, and we are ready for it! This week, tune in to see what we think is the perfect spring ensemble – you won't want to miss the spectacular floral Charlie Bomber. Plus, get tips for sewing that tricky Charlie Bomber collar detail. Shop the featured patterns, fabrics, and tutorials here. The promotion expires on 2/27/23. 

 


2/14/23 The Striped Helix Top: Happy Valentine's Day! Give yourself the gift of time spent indulging in your love of sewing – that's so much better than candy hearts, isn't it? Join Linda as she shares a new version of the Helix Top. This one has a mix of striped knits, which spin flatteringly around the body. You are going to love it! Linda will also share one of her favorite techniques, adding piping to the Helix Top, as well as narrowing the sleeves. Shop the featured patterns, fabrics, and tutorials here. The promotion expires on 2/20/23. 

 


2/7/23 The Bristol Top: We all want to be comfortable in our clothes, but we want to look smart simultaneously. How do you reconcile that? Well, you find relaxed garments that also have great style. Our go-to sweatshirt is the Bristol Top. You can make it in the softest sweater knit, feel great, and still look put-together. Tune in this week as Linda shares different fabrications of the Bristol Top and tips for sewing with sweater knits. Shop the featured patterns, fabrics, and tutorials here. The promotion expires on 2/13/23. 

 


1/31/23 New Looks for the Getaway Jeans: When you think of jeans, of course, you think denim. But you don't have to use denim for a "jeans" pattern. Experimenting with twill or corduroy can give you a whole new look. Tune in this week as Linda shows other bottom-weight fabrics to use with the Getaway Jeans. Linda also shares topstitching tips, including her preferred thread and needles, as well as her favorite fly-front sewing technique.  Shop the featured patterns, fabric, and tutorials here. The promotion expires on 2/6/23. 

 


1/23/23 Fun with Faux Fur: This week, Linda shares two new fabulous designer-inspired looks. Tune in for inspiration on using faux fur and for tips on sewing with this fluffy fabric. Shop the featured patterns, fabric, and tutorials here. The promotion expires 1/30/23. 

 


1/17/23 Tee For You: This week, Linda is going to help you find the perfect tee. She'll be comparing and contrasting our tee patterns, so you can decide what design details are right for you. Linda will also share information about the different types of jersey knits and how they can affect the look of your garment. Shop 15% off the featured patterns and tutorials here. Use the code KNIT30 to get 30% off all solid jersey knit fabrics. Both promotions expire on 1/23/23. 

 


1/10/22 The Corduroy Detour Jacket: This week, Erin and Kathy share our newest make, the Detour Jacket in a fabulous floral corduroy. Tune in to learn tips for sewing with this beautiful fabric, and more about the Detour Jacket. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video here. All promotions will expire on 1/16/23. 

 


1/3/22 Sewing with Coating Fabric: It's January, it's chilly, and it is time to sew yourself a cozy winter coat. This week, join Linda as she shares winter coat inspiration - and just wait until you see her new Flatiron Coat, it's fabulous! Linda will share tips for working with coating fabric, as well as our new collection of fabric. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video here. All promotions will expire on 1/9/23.