Linda's Videos 2021

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12/28/21 New Looks for the Maison Top with Linda Lee: This week Linda is joined by her daughter Alex for a fun hour exploring new looks for the Maison Top. Alex updated her Maison with embroidery, while Linda added long sleeves to her top. Tune in to see the process for both, plus this week's sale fabrics! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 1/4/22.


12/21/21 Sewing Sweater Vests with Linda Lee: This week Linda discusses one of the season's biggest trends – sweater vests! Tune in to see how to wear the Eureka Top as a sweater vest and learn Linda's signature techniques for sewing sweater knits. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 12/27/21. 


12/14/21 Sew Confident! Series 11 & Designer Inspiration: This week Linda shares design inspiration from Koos Van Den Akker, a genius in the art of fabric collage and art-to-wear. Tune in as she shares one of her personal pieces and shows ideas for creating your own look. And Sew Confident! Series 11 is finally out! Linda shares what is coming next year in our sewing education program. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 12/20/21. 


12/7/21 Sewing for the Holidays: The holidays are here! Join Linda as she shares her favorite garment sewing projects and gift ideas. From festive patterns to fabulous fabric, she's got ideas for everyone on your list, including you. Plus, check out her techniques for sewing velour, sequins, and lace. Let's celebrate and sew all month long. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 12/13/21. 

11/30/21 Sewing Sweater Knits: This week Linda shares her signature techniques for sewing sweater knits. She also shows a variety of patterns that work particularly well with sweater knit fabric, including some great layering pieces. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 12/6/21. 


11/23/21 A Few of Our Favorite Things: This week, Linda is joined by Erin, Deb, & Betsy to share their favorite patterns, notions, and fabrics. They also share ideas for pattern variations and fun fabrications! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 11/29/21. 


11/16/21 Chateau Coat Style Show: Erin & Betsy are guest hosting this week!. Join them as they share variations and styling tips for the Chateau Coat. They'll also be discussing seam finishes and different fabric options for this versatile and elegant look. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions expire on 11/22/21. 


11/9/21 Ready-To-Wear Sewing Inspiration: This week Linda is joined by our good friend Linda Wardlow to talk about using ready-to-wear garments as sewing inspiration. Linda W. will share her garments inspired by designer looks, as well as her creative process. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 11/15.21. 


11/2/21 Sewing Quilted Jackets: This week Linda is joined by special guest Kathy Davis for a fun chat about Kathy's Now jacket construction process. Tune in to see our new line of "quilted" cotton fabric, coordinating jersey knit, and two fab fall jacket ideas. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 11/8/21. 


10/26/21 Mad for Plaid: Join Linda as she shares our new collection of plaid coatings, which are perfect to pair with the Flatiron Coat, as well as cozy French Terry for the Memphis Dress. She also shares her signature technique for sewing flat fell seams. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 11/1/21. 


10/19/21 Sew the Frankie Shirt: This week, Linda shares styling ideas for one of our favorite patterns, the Frankie Shirt. Whether you go for ginghams, cherish checks, or are a sucker for stripes, we have the shirtings for you. Linda also shares a demonstration on how to raise the back neck of a shirt. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 10/25/21. 


10/12/21 The Jacket Edit: This week Linda is sharing her picks for the best lightweight jackets for fall. She'll also be revisiting her variation on the Zen Shirt, a fabulous gauze jacket. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 10/18/21.


10/5/21 Mix Fall Florals with Cozy Sweater Knits: This week Linda invites Erin to share her fabulous Gardenia Dress Variation, and they have fun pairing gorgeous fall florals with cropped jackets made in cozy sweater knits. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 10/11/21. 


9/28/21 Fall Looks with the Noto and Chesney: Join Linda and Erin as they share inspiration for one of our favorite garment combinations - the Noto Tee with the Chesney Pants. As always, Linda has pulled stunning fabric for fall ensembles and you don't want to miss her tutorial for making a v-neck in a garment. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 10/4/21. 


9/21/21 Mixing Cottons for Autumn Style: Join Linda and Betsy as they talk about transitioning their wardrobe for fall. Plus, tune in for ideas for sewing with structured cottons and how to sew the perfect dart. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 9/27/21. 


9/14/21 Sewing a Striped Maison Top: Join Linda as she shares her new, designer-inspired striped Maison Top and shares tips for creating your own version. She also shares her techniques for matching stripes as well as new fabric options for the Panel Pants. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 9/21/21. 


9/7/21 Sarah Campbell Fabrics & Bag Bonanza: Join Linda and Betsy for a celebration of fabric designed by Sarah Campbell, including her exclusive fabric for The Sewing Workshop. They also compare and contrast the many bag patterns from The Sewing Workshop including the Boulder, L2, Provence, Daily News, and more! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 9/13/21. 


8/31/21 Novelty Prints for Skirts and Pants: Join Linda and Erin for some inspiring ideas to use novelty prints in skirt or pants patterns. Plus, tune in to see Linda demonstrate how to install a flat-front elastic waistband! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. All promotions will expire on 9/6/21. 


8/24/21 All About Liberty of London Fabric: This week we have a special fabric collection to share with you from Liberty of London! This world-renowned company has been creating sought-after fabric since the 1800s. Tune in to learn more about the fabric and get project inspiration. Linda will also demonstrate how to create a mitered corner on the Ikina Two Jacket. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. Use code LIBERTYLOVE for free shipping through 8/27/21.


8/17/21 Stylish Ways to Wear Black & White: This week Linda is exploring black and white wardrobes as well as sharing techniques for making the Detour Jacket. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions expire on 8/23/21.


8/10/21 A Florence Shirt Variation Tune in to watch Linda demonstrate how to transpose the Liberty Shirt sleeve onto the Florence Shirt. She also debuts our new collection of printed linen in bold colors and fabulous prints. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions expire on 8/10/21.


8/3/21 Jersey Knit Colors to Keep You Cool: It is H.O.T. in Kansas but Linda is keeping cool in Mediterranean-inspired jersey knits. Think Sea Green, Aqua, Lime, and Coral. She also shares some fun variations on the Swing Tee, Memphis Dress, and Trio T-Shirt. Tune in to see some cool-color inspiration and fun cover-stitching details! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All the promotions will expire on 8/9/21. 


7/27/21 Fitting Pants & Full Seat Adjustment: Today is the day you've been waiting for - its Pants Fitting day! This is the last week of our July fitting series and Linda demonstrates how to do a full seat adjustment on your pants pattern. She also shares a trunk show of pants that have interesting ankle details added, including the one-seam Urban Pants. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 8/2/21. 


7/20/21 July Fitting Series Part 3: Fitting Sleeves & The Venice Shirt: This week tune in to see Linda demonstrate her signature technique for fitting sleeves, as featured in our Fashion Fitting Workbook. She will also be sharing our new collection of tiny gingham prints, perfect for making the Venice Shirt. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 7/26/21.


7/13/21 July Fitting Series Part 2: Bust Adjustments & A Swingy Summer Top: We are still celebrating the launch of our Fashion Fitting Workbook - this week we are focusing on bust enlargement techniques. Tune in to see Linda demonstrate how to create a bust enlargement in a knit garment. She also shares how to create a summer version of our swingy Alex Top as well as a cool and breezy caftan. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 7/19/21.


7/6/21 July Fitting Series Part 1: Shoulder Adjustments & The Crossroads Jacket: Tune in to see Linda demonstrate a shoulder fitting technique on a variation of the Crossroads pattern and discuss tonal dressing using cotton waffle weaves and jersey knits. Plus, check out the debut of the Fashion Fitting Workbook! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 7/12/21.


6/29/21 Sewing Rib Knits for Fashion: This week Linda talks about sewing with an unusual fabric - rib knits! Normally we think of using rib knits for cuffs and bands, but these bamboo-rayon knits are fluid, drapey, and perfect for garments! Tune in to see the gorgeous solid colors and learn Linda's tips for sewing the knit fabric. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 7/5/21.  


6/22/21 Color Me Linen: This week we have a very special Facebook Live for you! Alex, Betsy & Erin are diving deep into their favorite summer fabric, linen. Tune in to how they each are styling this cool fabric in summer ensembles. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 6/28/21. 


6/5/21 Mix It Up: Linda is once again mixing it up – this time with the Cottage and Zen shirt patterns! Inspired by a ready-to-wear piece, Linda created another stunning summer shirt. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire 6/21/21. Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to upload this video to our website or Youtube. If you have access to Facebook, you can watch it on our Facebook page


6/8/21 Two Easy Summer Shirts: This week Linda is once again joined by Kathy Davis to share their new summer makes. This time they experimented with the Eureka and MixIt Tops to create two easy – but eye-catching – summer shirts. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 6/14.21.


6/1/21 Berwick St. Tunic Variations: This week Linda delves into one of our most versatile patterns, the Berwick St. Tunic. We've done everything with this pattern from playing with the fabrication, like Linda's woven/knit combo, to giving it a total pattern hack, like Deb's full-sleeve dress. If you don't feel like changing the pattern, the Berwick is a great tunic-style shirt right out of the pattern. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. All promotions will expire on 6/7/21.


5/25/21 Breezy Floral Skirts: This week Linda is joined by Betsy Blodgett for a discussion of how to mix bright prints for breezy floral skirts. Tune in to see ideas for adding color to your wardrobe, as well as tips for making the Coco Blouse as a dress. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. The promotions will expire on 5/31/21.


5/18/21 Inspiration for Sewing A Florence Dress: This week Linda is joined by special guest Samantha Ploch, who shares her newest dress collection – all created from the Florence Shirt pattern. Tune in to see how Samantha transformed the Florence into a dress and get inspired to create your own! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in the video. The promotions will expire on 5/24/21.


5/11/21 Introducing the Coco Blouse: This week Linda introduces you to our newest download pattern, the Coco Blouse. The beautiful drape and elegant silhouette of the Coco make it a great style to pair with silky or sheer fabrics. Linda will share her favorite fabric pairings as well as tips for working with silk fabric. Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/16/21. 


5/4/21 The Charlie Bomber Jacket: This week Linda and special guest Kathy Davis will share some inspirational Charlie Bomber jackets and discuss a round back adjustment. They'll also share tips for underlining and lining the jacket. Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 5/10/21.


4/27/21 All About Overlocking: This week Linda is joined by special guest Jaime David, a Bernina overlock machine specialist. Linda and Jaime will share techniques for working with overlock machines, including how to create custom fashion details.  Shop the patterns, fabric, and tutorials featured in the video. The promotions will expire on 5/3/21. 


4/20/21 Anniversary Tee Party: Join Linda for an anniversary celebration – The Sewing Workshop is 30 years old and we have been doing Facebook Lives for 1 year! To celebrate, we are having a tee party - Linda will be bringing out all the t-shirt patterns in our collection to compare their styles and fit. Shop patterns and tutorials featured in the video. Take 30% off all knits with code KNIT21.  All promotions expire on 4/26/21.


4/13/21 How to Style a Bomber Jacket: This week, Linda shares inspiration for styling this season's hottest look – the bomber jacket. Inspired by designer trends, Linda will present a trunk show full of ideas for coordinating patterns, fabrics, and variations on our new pattern, the Charlie Bomber Jacket. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions expire on 4/19/21.


4/6/21 Japanese Influences & Sewing Opposing Curved Seams: This week, Linda shares how Japanese designers inspired some of the modern geometric designs in our garment patterns. She'll also teach you her signature technique for sewing opposing curves. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorial featured in this video. The promotions expire 4/12/21. 


3/30/21 Sewing Coated Fabric & Flat Felled Seams: Join Linda to see a variety of travel-themed projects, including a Boulder Bag made of coated fabric and a new collection of travel-themed printed fabric. Plus! Learn her technique for sewing flat felled seams. Shop the fabrics, patterns, and tutorial featured in this video. The promotions expire 4/5/21. P.S. We are out of the laminated linen mustard so that promotion has ended.


3/23/21 Sewing Polynosic Knit into Slinky Pants: Join Linda for an introduction to our new slinky knit and get ready to sew your next pair of liquid pants. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 3/29/21.


3/16/21 Underlining & Interlining with the Detour Jacket: Join Linda for a review of underlining vs. interlining opportunities and the introduction of the Detour Jacket. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 3/22/21. 


3/9/21 Marceau Variations: Join Linda and friends with a trunk show of Marceau Top variations. See dresses and tunics in knits and wovens. You won’t believe what you see! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 3/15/21.


3/2/21 InVESTments + 1Tee: Join Linda for a look at how to layer with vests. See a variety of vests paired with one t-shirt style (the Trio). Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 3/8/21.


2/23/21 A Color Trend for Minimalists: Join Linda for a look at the dynamic duo of black and white, how to wear it and how to pair it.  Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 3/1/21. 


2/16/21 The High Five Trunk Show: Join Linda and Jennie Atwood for a trunk show of pieced and embellished jackets based on the High Five pattern. You won't want to miss this! Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 2/22/21.


2/9/21 Elevated Loungewear: Join Linda and Alex for a lively discussion of how to look chic in comfortable clothes. Learn how to sew Ponte knits for pants and sweater knit coordinates. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 2/15/21. 


2/2/21 Sew Wild! Animal Prints & Textured Knits: Join Linda and Deb and take a look at how to use animal prints and our new collection of ribbed-textured knits. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 2/8/21. 


1/26/21 Sewing Chambray + Liberty of London Cotton: Join Linda and take a look at how to use cotton/rayon chambrays in 3 great shirts. Plus, see some accent ideas using Liberty of London cotton. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 1/31/21.

 


1/20/21 Sewing Loopy French Terry: Join Linda for a discussion of how to sew loopy French terry and check out the perfect casual garments to make in this cozy fabric. Shop the fabric, patterns, and tutorials featured in this video. The promotions will expire on 1/25/21. 

 


1/12/21 Sleeve Variations for the Maison Top: Join Linda and Kathy for a lively discussion on how to lengthen the sleeves and sleeve variations on the Maison Top. Shop the fabric, patterns, and notions featured in this video. The promotions expire on 1/18/21. 


1/5/21 Sewing Sweater Knits: Join Linda as she shares her tips for sewing sweater knits. Also, tune in for the debut of our newest pattern, the Maison Top & Joggers, and learn about the January Sew Confident! online class. Shop the fabric, patterns, and notions featured in this video. The promotions expire on 1/11/21.