1. Sew on Velcro

    Velcro is a good alternative to doing a clasp for your project. Its easy, fast, and works great. Watch this video to find out what you need to learn about velcro and how to go about to applying it to your project.
  2. Monogram Pillow

    Making pillows are quick and easy to make but making a monogram pillow is just as easy and its personalized to fit you and your style. Make a few and liven up your living space.
  3. Chalk Message Board

    Learn how to create this fun and practical fabric message board that utilizes chalk cloth.
  4. Quilted Coasters

    Learn the basics of quilting in this instructional video which shows you how to make your own quilted coasters.
  5. Scissors

    Watch this video to learn all about fabric scissors and also the other type of scissors you may come across in the sewing world.
  6. Amount of Fabric

    Don't let the back of the pattern envelope keep you from starting your dream craft. We'll show you how to read the back of the pattern envelope to figure out how much fabric you'll need for your sewing project
  7. Basting Stitch

    Doing a basting stitch is an essential sewing skill and you will use it for a variety of different purposes. Look at our tutorial for a few examples of the basting stitch
  8. Blind Stitch

    You don't need a machine to do a nearly invisible blind hem on your projects. We'll show you how you can create the same look by hand.
  9. Buttonhole

    Buttons and buttonholes go together like peanut butter and jelly. So if you're doing a button, you're going to want to make a buttonhole to go right along with it. We'll show you exactly how it's done.
  10. Button Loop

    If you're adding buttons to your project, consider pairing it with a button loop instead of the buttonhole. It'll give your project a unique look.
  11. Flat Button

    Buttons come in so many shapes, sizes, and colors. In this tutorial, it's all about the glorious flat button.
  12. Lemon Purse

    This lemon purse is as cool and refreshing as a spring day. It has a button enclosure, camouflaged by fabric leaves, and inside is a cute lemon seed coin purse to give it that extra charm.


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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