Tutorials

Sew-Alongs

There have been a number of sew-alongs for Swoon bags, all done by Brianne Matlage at Ali Cat & Co. To participate in future sew-alongs, join the Swoon Facebook Group.

Sew-Along: Stella Weekender
Sew-Along: Amber Fold-Over Bag
Sew-Along: Donna Handbag
Sew-Along: Bonnie Bucket Bag
Sew-Along: Vivian Handbag & Traveler

Photo Tutorials

Tutorial: Brooklyn Handbag
Tutorial: Adding front pockets to Ethel

PDF Tutorial: Drawstring Bonnie by Karen Pickard

Tutorial: Evelyn Photo Tutorial

Tutorial: How to Make & Apply Piping
 (Dottie)
Tutorial: Coraline Clutch Handles

Tutorial: Pleated Coraline Wristlet
Tutorial: Adding Front Pockets to Cate
Tutorial: Blanche Handle Connectors
Tutorial: Adding a Recessed Zipper to India
Tutorial: Colorblocked Coraline
Tutorial: Sewing Vinyl Straps
Tutorial: Vertical Zippered Pocket (Dallas)
Tutorial: Drop in Linings
Tutorial: Double Welt Pocket (Bonnie)

Video Tutorials

Video: Betty Bowler by Birdcage & Thread
Video: Blanche Barrel Bag by Pile O’ Fabric

Video: Della Wallet Tutorial (So Sew Easy)

Video: Sewing the Glenda Convertible Clutch (So Sew Easy)

Video: Coraline Recessed Zipper
Video: Eloise Pleated Panels
Video: Installing the Eloise Wrap-Around Zipper
Video: Zippered Pocket (India)
Video: Making Continuous Bias Tape from a FQ
Video: Pearl Wallet Tutorial

General Information

Tips & Tricks: No More Saggy Linings!
Common Interfacings Recommended in Swoon Patterns (with EU replacements)
Tips for Sewing with Oil Cloth, Vinyl & Laminated Cotton