Product and Technique Tutorials:
Confidently embellish your future projects with this nifty carrying strap pad by mastering one of bag makings’ most vital techniques: creating handmade bindings on the bias. The techniques used to create your ByAnnie carrying strap pad are used in many ByAnnie duffles, bags, and purses.
Bindings add structure, style, and a professional finish to your projects. Learn from Annie as she shares secrets to making and attaching custom bindings.
Learn from Annie as she gives vital tips for sewing bags with directional fabrics and for joining pre-quilted pieces of Soft and Stable.
ByAnnie's Soft and Stable Tutorials
In this series of video clips, Annie explains why she prefers to use ByAnnie's Soft and Stable in all her bags, purses, and other items which need a little extra body and stability. See for yourself how easy it is to include ByAnnie's Soft and Stable in your project.
ByAnnie's Stiletto and Pressing Tool Tutorials
Discover all the ways that Annie uses this handy tool. You'll soon understand why she says, "I don't think I could sew without my Stiletto and Pressing Tool in my hand!"
In these videos, Mother Superior & Annie demonstrate how simple it is to use Charlotte's Fusible Web from Superior Threads for applique.
Discover lots of tips and tricks for foundation paper piecing in this series of video tutorials. Annie demonstrates how to prepare the pattern, position the fabric, stitch and trim to make beautiful and accurate paper pieced blocks. Paper piecing makes easy work of complicated blocks and ensures perfect accuracy every time.
Texture Magic Tutorials — series of 22 videos
In this series of video clips, Mother Superior and Annie show the fun of texturizing fabric using Texture Magic and show lots of ways to use that texturized fabric in clothing, fashion accessories, home dec items, and more.
Working with Hardware, Handles & Straps
In this video series Annie will teach you all about ByAnnie.com's hardware, handles, and straps. From tips for making strong, sturdy straps to how to attach sliders, rings, swivel hooks, and more, Annie will show you all the steps.
- Zippers Are EASY!
In this series of videos, Annie discusses using handbag zippers and shares her secrets for EASILY installing zippers in purses, bags, and more.
Make A Folding Wallet
This series of videos takes you step-by-step through the process of making a handy Folding Wallet. Included are techniques for quilting the fabric, marking pieces, inserting zippers, sewing with vinyl, making straps and tabs and more.
Make An iCase
This series of videos takes you step-by-step through the process of making a small iCase. Included are techniques for using ByAnnie's Soft and Stable without quilting it, inserting a zipper, and binding with straight grain and bias bindings, including joining the ends of bindings for a seamless finish.
Make A MiPad Case
This series of videos takes you step-by-step through the process of making the MiPad Case, a handy case for your iPad (or just a great little purse). Included are techniques for marking pieces, inserting zippers, making a zipper assembly for the top of the case, making a boxed bottom, assembling and attaching an adjustable carrying strap, and more.
Make A Simple Project
This series of videos include techniques for quilting with ByAnnie's Soft and Stable, making zippered pockets, sewing on vinyl, joining pieces, making an adjustable strap, binding edges, and more.
Sew on Buttons: It's Easy Using the Sewing Machine
Annie likes to sew buttons on the bottom of her bags and purses to reduce wear. In this video clip, she demonstrates how easy it is to sew on those buttons using the sewing machine.
Quick Zip Cases: Videos
In this five part video series Annie will cover the components of the bag and the techniques needed to put it all together.
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"I just wanted to thank you for the tutorials on your site that I used in helping me with the MiPad Case pattern. It's turning out so well that I have another planned when I'm done. It's a wonderful service you offer. Thanks again." M.B.