Sermons

Tess on TV – Sewing Machine 101

Hey sewing machine owner! Guess what? You’ve got one special piece of equipment at your disposal, and we want to make sure it stays in good working order. One of the most common reasons people tell me “my sewing machine doesn’t work” is what the office IT people call “user error.” I’m sorry to break…

#108A “Deal Me In” Single-Pocket Card Holder

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 1: fast + fun A fun and functional sleeve for credit cards, gift cards, cash, or identification cards. Designed by Tess using origami folding techniques so there’s only two seams! Customize it by adding a loop or an eyelet…

Japanese Shibori Dyeing Techniques

You’ve seen “tie dye,” but have you seen shibori? This simple and beautiful technique will produce one-of-a-kind fabrics you can use in a variety of sewing and craft projects. This workshop is divided into two parts: sign up for the morning session and learn the basic folding and clamping skills used in this traditional form…

#108B “Deal Me In” 2-Pocket Credit Card Sleeve

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 1: fast + fun A fun and functional sleeve for credit cards, gift cards, cash, or identification cards. Designed by Tess using origami folding techniques so there’s only two seams! Customize it by adding a loop or an eyelet…

#111 “Main Squeeze” Flex-Frame Pouch

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 2: middle ground Try your hand at working with hardware with this easy and customizable flex-frame or “squeeze” pouch. Choose a kit with 3.5″ or 4.5″ wide hardware and we’ll cut your fabric to the size your choose —…

#106 “Stick With It!” Wrist Pin Cushion

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 2: middle ground Sewists know that it’s always a good idea to pin before you sew. Keep your pins close at hand – literally! Make a custom pin cushion to wear on your wrist while you work. We’ve pre-fabricated…

#102 “Open Sesame!” Key Fob

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 1: fast + fun A sweet way to use up some smaller scraps of fabric, showcase a fun design, or create a functional souvenir of your visit to Beehive Sewing Studios! You’ll use interfacing, pinking shears, and twill tape,…

#122 “King Tut” Pyramid Pin Cushion or Pattern Weight

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 1: fast + fun What better way to use up your favorite remnants or showcase a small bit of fun fabric? A fun and functional pin cushion! These pyramid-shaped pin cushions can be made as a set and used…

#121 “Chill Out” Heat/Cold Pack

Don’t have a password? Click to purchase the kit to view a private instructional video! level 1: fast + fun The signature project new sewists make in our Beehive Basics class! A small relaxation pillow filled with rice and lavender, it can be heated in a microwave or cooled in the freezer. Use it on…