Lessons + Tutorials

Crochet

How to Crochet Stripes with Minimal Jog - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Make a Pompom Tail (and attach it to amigurumi) - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Slip Stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Chain - an easy video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Crochet an Oval for Amigurumi - two methods from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Stitch Up Those Last Few Amigurumi Rounds - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Decrease in Single Crochet - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Increase (single crochet) - a video from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Crochet the Second Round on Amigurumi - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Single Crochet - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
Crochet Tools - everything you need to get started, from Shiny Happy World
How to Crochet Together Two Roun ds Separated by a Foundation Chain - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Attach Amigurumi Arms and legs with Single Crochet - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
dark brown crochet cat with black eyes
Sloppy Slip Knot - the easiest way to start amigurumi
How to Use a Stitch Marker - from Shiny Happy World
How to Count the Number of Stitches in a Round of Crochet - a tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Single Crochet 3 Together - video tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
What Kind of Eyes Should I Use - Tips for choosing eyes for sewn and crocheted softies from Shiny Happy World
How to Attach a Flattened Piece to Amigurumi - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How Much Yarn Do I Need - hoe to calculate it from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
Am I Crocheting Inside Out? - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Crochet a Picot Stitch - tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Find the Second Chain from the Hook - crochet help from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Embroider with Yarn - tips for stitching amigurumi faces from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Join Yarn While Crocheting - with No Knot - a tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Make a Magic Ball Using a Russian Join - a tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
Inserting Craft Eyes through Tick Layers - tips from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Add Felt Eyes to Your Softies - a tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Do Barbershop Striping in Crochet - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Attach a Folded Ear to Two Rounds - tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Crochet Standing Legs in an Amigurumi - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
4 Tips for Crocheting Giant Amigurumi - from Shiny Happy World
Tips for Crocheting Teeny Tiny Antennae - from Shiny Happy World
crochet hook with fuzzy green eyelash yarn
How to Work the Bottom Side of a Foundation Chain - a video tutorial
Tips for Stuffing Amigurumi - from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Attach Limbs to Amigurumi - tutorial from Shiny Happy World & FreshStiches
How to Fasten Off Amigurumi Pieces - tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Change Colors in Single Crochet - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Give Your Amigurumi a Shapely Neck - tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Attach Flat Spots to Amigurumi Using Running Stitch - a tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Use a Ball Winder - a video from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Tie a Knot in Amigurumi - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
What to Do When You Find a Knot in Your Yarn - tips from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
How to Read a Crochet Pattern - from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
crochet own stuffed animal
NEW! Super Easy Magic Ring for Starting Amigurumi - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
Which Loop Do You Use When Attaching Amigurumi Pieces? - tips from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World
How to Keep Stuffing from Showing through Amigurumi - tips from Shiny Happy World
crochet hooks in various sizes

Quilting + Applique

Playing with Improvisational Piecing - Stripes (from Shiny Happy World)
How to Build a Design Wall (or Flannel Board or Bulletin Board) - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Make a Quilt Block with Soft 3D Parts - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Joining Strips with a Diagonal Seam - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Applique with Prints - Tips for Color Choices from Shiny Happy World
How to Clean Cutting Mat - Shiny Happy World
Easy Eye Options for Applique - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Add Sashing to a Quilt As You You Quilt - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Make Easy Landscape Blocks - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Using fabric Markers and paints for Small Eyes - a Product Review from Shiny Happy World
Free Embroidery Files for Machine-Stitched Eyes - from Shiny Happy World
Quilting from the Center Out to the Edges - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Assemble a Quilt that Uses an Alternate Grid - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Stitching Eyes and Mouths - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Couch by Machine - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Applique with Shiny Fabric - tips and tricks from Shiny Happy World
How to Applique with Satin - tips and tricks from Shiny Happy World
How to Applique with Fleece - tips and tricks from Shiny Happy World
Working with Flannel - I found some that doesn't pill
Broderie perse applique tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Do Fake Trapunto Applique - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Best Practices for Working with Digital Patterns
Tips for Quilting a Cuddle Fleece Back - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Join Quilt As You Go Blocks - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Square and Trim Finished Quilt Blocks
Play with Your Layouts - easy applique quilt variations you can do with any pattern
Quilt As You Go - everything you need to know in one handy place
QAYG wavy stripes and grids - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
QAYG stripes and grids - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Do English Paper Piecing - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World and FreshStitches
Hand Quilting - how to quilt all the way to the edge
Everything You Need to Know About How to Applique - terrific info from Shiny Happy World
Big Stitch Quilting - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Hand Quilting without Marking - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Hand Quilting Basics - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Fabric glue sticks are handy!
Do You Need to Prewash Your Fabric?
How to Add Sashing to a Quilt - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
how to turn a drawing into an applique pattern
How to Machine Stitch Eyes
Freezer paper, Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy or Fusible Adhesive? Which product do I use when?
In What Order Do I Stitch Appliqué?
How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt
How to Make a Quilt Hanging Sleeve - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Applique with Whipstitch - video
Thrifty Tip - How to Piece Batting Scraps
How to Join Pieced Strips and Keep the Seams Lined Up - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Chain Piece Quilt Blocks - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Video - How to Cut Small Squares from Scraps
QAYG Triangles - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
QAYG boxes - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Applique with Fusible Adhesive - all the steps - video tutorial
It's easy to turn any embroidery pattern into an applique pattern!
QAYG - video for square squiggles quilting pattern
QAYG - video for teeth pattern from Shiny Happy World
Quilt As You Go - Blades pattern - video from Shiny Happy World
QAYG echo quilting - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
QAYG - How to Quilt Wavy Stripes - video
How to Applique with Fusible Adhesive
QAYG chevrons - video
QAYG How to Assemble and Finish Your Quilt - video
QAYG straight line stripes - video
What is Quilt As You Go and How Do You Do It? video
How to Add Playful Bits to Your Applique
Playing with Thread Weight
How to Make Quarter Square Triangles - video tutorial
Putting Fusible Adhesive to the Test
My Favorite Tip for Machine Quilting without Swearing
How to Sew or Quilt Perfectly Parallel Lines - video
How to Quilt a Big Quilt on a Standard Sewing Machine - video
How to Turn Any Quilt Block into a PIllow
How to Join Blocks with Nested Seams - video
how to applique faux fur - video
How to Make Half Square Triangles - a video tutorial
Intro to Piecing Triangles - video
How to Appliqué onto Fake Fur - video
How to Applique Points Using the Freezer Paper Method - video
How to Applique Concave Curves with the Freezer Paper Method - video
How to Embroider on Quilts
What are the different kinds of sewing needles?
How to Appliqué Notches - using the freezer paper method - a video tutorial
How to Applique Convex Curves using the freezer paper method - video tutorial
How to Topstitch and Edgestitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Bind a Quilt - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Machine Quilt - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Layer a Quilt Sandwich - video
How to Use Rotary Cutting Tools - video tutorial
How to Do Needle Turn Applique - video tutorial
Embroidery + applique - a tutorial
Intro to applique with fusible adhesive - video tutorial
How to tie a sewing knot - a video showing the super easy knot I use in the tail of my thread for all hand sewing.

Embroidery

Free Embroidery Files for Machine-Stitched Eyes - from Shiny Happy World
Best Practices for Working with Digital Patterns
How to Frame Embroidery - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Fabric glue sticks are handy!
How to Machine Stitch Eyes
Freezer paper, Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy or Fusible Adhesive? Which product do I use when?
Embroidery Tutorial - Backstitched Chain Stitch - video
How to Do Turkey Work Embroidery - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Hide the Messy Back of a Hooped Embroidery Piece - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Three Is the Magic Number - choosing colors for seed stitch
Zen Stitching - How to Embroider a Mandala with No Pattern (Shiny Happy World)
How to Stitch a Smile on a Finished Softie - video
How to Iron Embroidery (without smooshing the stitches) - video
Make a Pretty Pendant with these Easy to Use Frames - a video tutorial
Why the right embroidery stabilizer is like a good bra - plus help choosing the right thing for your needs
How to Blanket Stitch with No Knots - video
How to Embroider U-Stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Stem Stitch - video
How to Embroider with No Knots - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Embroider on Quilts
How Many Strands of Embroidery Thread Should I Use?
How to Transfer and Stabilize an Embroidery Pattern - with my very favorite product, Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy
How to Enlarge or Reduce a Digital Pattern
What are the different kinds of sewing needles?
Tips and Tricks for Embroidering Felt
How to Embroider the Hem of a Knit Skirt - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
What kind of fabric can I use for embroidery?
How to Mend a Tear around a Pocket - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Frame Embroidery in a Hoop - without using glue - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Embroider with Glow in the Dark Thread - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to tie off the tail of your thread on the back of your embroidery - video tutorial
How to Embroider on Paper - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Stitch Fly Stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Couch with Satin Stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Couch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Mend with Fun Patches - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Cross Stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Embroider whipped backstitch or running stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Sew Threaded Backstitch or Running Stitch - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Stitch French Knots with Stems - video tutorial
How to Seed Stitch - embroidery video
Embroidery + applique - a tutorial
How to Use Colored Pencils to Tint Embroidery - video
How to Satin Stitch Points - a video tutorial
how to satin stitch - embroidery video
How to Stitch a French Knot - embroidery video
How to Stitch a Lazy Daisy - embroidery video
how to chain stitch - video tutorial
My No-Longer-Top-Secret-Method for Embroidering Eyes
How to Split Stitch
How to Backstitch - video tutorial
How to Embroider Running Stitch - a video tutorial
How to tie a sewing knot - a video showing the super easy knot I use in the tail of my thread for all hand sewing.
How to Transfer Embroidery Patterns - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World showing three different methods
Yes! you can do hand embroidery on knit fabric like T-shirts. This video shows how. :-)

Felt

Make a Felt Garland using any Christmas ornament pattern - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Everything You Need to KNow about Working with Felt - tips and tricks from Shiny Happy World
Free ABC Pattern and Instructions to Personalize the Back of a Felt Ornament
Best Practices for Working with Digital Patterns
Fabric glue sticks are handy!
Freezer paper, Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy or Fusible Adhesive? Which product do I use when?
How to Do Turkey Work Embroidery - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
How to Applique with Whipstitch - video
Everything You Need to Know about Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy - one of my very favorite supplies
How to Sew a Button Joint - an easy video tutorial from Shiny Happy World
Does Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy work on wool felt? YES! It's fabulous!
How to Attach Arms to a Felt Softie - video
How to Give Your Softies Flat Feet and Flat Bottoms
How to Whipstitch Felt Edges - video
How to Blanket Stitch with No Knots - video
Wool Blend Felt - and two great products to use with it - video
What are the different kinds of sewing needles?
Tips and Tricks for Embroidering Felt
How to tie a sewing knot - a video showing the super easy knot I use in the tail of my thread for all hand sewing.