1. Zippered Pocket

    Even a beginner sew-er can pull of the look of this zippered pocket. Learn how to add this kind of pocket for any of your projects.
  2. Exposed Elastic Waistband

    Skip the casing and sew on wide elastic for an exposed elastic waistband. This technique will come in handy for sewing boxers and skirts.
  3. Embroidered Eyelet

    Learn how to create the hand embroidered eyelet. These can be used as an embellishment detail or used in place of a metal eyelet. These eyelets are both beautiful and can also be functional.
  4. Corded Buttonhole

    If you need to do a buttonhole on a stretchy fabric, you should do a corded buttonhole for added stability and strength. This tutorial shows you how to tackle one on your sewing machine.
  5. Bias Tape Zipper

    The bias tape zipper will give your garments a high end, couture detail that will be sure to impress anyone.
  6. Eyelets

    Eyelets are a unique fastener, which allows you to lace up a project. See how easy it is to install them in fabric.
  7. Frog Closure

    Looking to attach a frog closure to your costumes, cosplay, or fancy garments? This tutorial will show you how to professionally attach this elegant closure by hand and by sewing machine.
  8. Separating Zipper

    Want to add a zipper to the front of your outerwear garment? You'll want to use a separating zipper. Watch this demo to see how it's done.
  9. Belt Loop

    Add belt loops to your waistband and no one will guess your garment is homemade. This tutorial shows you how easy it really is.
  10. Exposed Zipper

    Add an edgy detail to your projects by learning how to put in an exposed zipper.


Starting in 2009, the Professor Pincushion team had a vision of creating a sewing tutorial website in which beginners could learn and master the art of sewing. Our site launched in March of 2010 and we have since produced over a hundred sewing related tutorials that cover everything from sewing basics to fun and original projects. Regardless of the subject, we always strive to create HD quality videos that takes the viewer step by step through each process so that nothing is left out and the mystery behind learning to sew is revealed to all.

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