1. Sewing Machine Cover

    Out with the plastic boring sewing machine cover and in with a fun fabric one. Learn how to take your machine's measurements to create a one-of-kind sewing machine cover.
  2. Pajama Pants Pattern

    Drafting a pair of your own pajama pants pattern is easier than you think and a staple garment for everyone.
  3. Dog Coat

    When it's cold outside, your favorite pooch should have a fleece coat. Draft your own pattern and learn to sew a coat that will keep your dog warm.
  4. Poncho Pattern

    Want to make your own simple poncho? Start here to learn how to draft your own pattern using just three body measurements.
  5. Hooded Cloak Pattern

    With a pencil, ruler, and some paper, you too can create your own customized pattern for a hooded cloak.
  6. Petticoat Pattern

    Want a fuller look for your full circle skirts? Learn to draft a pattern for a retro petticoat using your own measurements.
  7. Sweetheart Bodice Pattern

    For a really formal look, learn how to alter the princess bodice pattern into a bodice with a sweetheart neckline.
  8. Maxi Skirt Pattern

    Drafting your own maxi skirt pattern is easy with Professor Pincushion. Learn how to draft the perfect pattern based on your own measurements.
  9. Button Band Pattern

    For a buttoned down shirt, you'll want to create a button band pattern. Using our shirt bodice as a foundation, we go through each step on creating this pattern.
  10. Shirt Bodice Pattern

    Transform your basic bodice block into a lengthier bodice pattern for making shirts and blouses.


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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