1. Boot Cuff

    Add some style to your winter fashion with upcycled boot cuffs made from an old sweater.
  2. Detachable Collar

    Make an easy detachable collar for adding to other shirts for an extra pop of fashion without adding extra bulk. You can make one with an existing pattern or using an existing shirt for a pattern. This is a great way to use fabric in your fabric stash.
  3. Pet Costume – Viking Edition

    Dress your favorite small pet as a fearsome Viking by downloading our free pattern. Our Viking costume can be created with felt and a few embellishments.
  4. Tulle Skirt

    Delicate and beautiful, this tulle skirt is perfect for costumes and holiday parties. We show you how to create your own pattern and sew it all together.
  5. Baby Bunny Beanie

    Keep babies heads warm in this fleece baby beanie. Add some whimsy by adding an adorable face and bunny ears. Download our free pattern and watch a free construction demo.
  6. Bias Tape 101

    Sometimes it's difficult to know which type of binding to use for your project. This tutorial covers single folded, double folded and satin blanket binding. We cover the differences in these bias tapes and how to use them for your sewing projects.
  7. Picnic Blanket

    Summers are made for enjoying the outdoors and this fun picnic blanket project won't take you long at all. Make one of these, fold it up into a convenient tote, and be on your way to your favorite park or beach outing.
  8. Inset Sleeve

    Sewing inset sleeves doesn't have to be tricky and we're here to show you each step of the way.
  9. Wallet

    Keep your cash and cards secured in this fabric wallet. We show you how to create your pattern pieces and the assembly of this fun project.
  10. Thread Tension

    Learn how to correct thread tension so that your stitches come out perfect no matter the type of fabric you're sewing with. This tutorial shows you how to adjust upper and lower thread tension to solve your stitching woes.
  11. 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.
  12. Machine Smocking

    Check out this tutorial for an easy way to pull off embroidered smocking for a vintage inspired look using your sewing machine.


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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