1. French Knot

    The french knot is a classic hand embroidery stitch perfect for making flowers or dots. Learn how to create this stitch with perfect results.
  2. Baby Bib

    Baby needs a new bib! Learn how to make this simple and practical bib for all the babies in your life.
  3. Couching

    Couching is an embroidery technique that can create many beautiful designs that can be done by hand or by sewing machine.
  4. 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.
  5. Ruche with Elastic

    If you love the delicate gathering of the ruche, then watch this tutorial to see how it's created, utilizing elastic.
  6. 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.
  7. Pocket with Exposed Zipper

    These exposed zipper pockets are ideal for outerwear. We go through each step for creating this practical feature.
  8. Knit Facing

    Knit facings help to finish and support necklines and armholes when there are no collars or sleeves. Learn how to sew facings into your knit garments.
  9. Fringe

    Fringe is the cat's meow! Learn how to sew it to your hemline or layer it for a ritzy look!
  10. Quilt Top Fabric Calculation

    This tutorial breaks down the math so that you can make a quilt top any size that you prefer and get an estimate on how much fabric is needed.
  11. Thread Spool Holder

    Organize the thread in your life with this handy spool holder that can be hung on your wall.


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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