If you're new to sewing or if it's just been a while since you've sewn and you want a little refresher, this course will give you all the sewing fundamentals you’ll need so you can start sewing NOW! 



WHAT YOU'LL LEARN


Sewing Machine Anatomy
  • Become familiar with your sewing machine and its main parts – both mechanical and digital models
  • Learn how to thread your machine and how to wind the bobbin
  • Troubleshoot the most common sewing machine problems
  • Get acquainted with the basic presser feet and learn how to use each one
Recommended Sewing Supplies & Materials
  • The essentials
  • Other recommended supplies and materials to make sewing easier and more efficient
Stitches
  • Learn the basic sewing machine stitches and what they are used for
  • Seam allowances
Sewing Tips & Tricks
  • How to unpick seams the EASY WAY!
  • Other sewing tips and advice


5 GUIDED PROJECT TUTORIALS

& PATTERNS


($87.22 Value)


Basic Pillowcase Sewing Tutorial
BASIC PILLOWCASE


Start your sewing journey by making a simple pillow case. You'll learn how easy it is to sew professional looking French seams.

Corn filled therapy bag sewing tutorial
HOT/COLD THERAPY BAG (Foot Warmer)


These corn/rice filled therapy bags come in handy to warm your feet or to use as a cold pack on sore muscles and joints. They are very easy to sew and they make great gifts!

*Comes with printable PDF pattern and instruction tags ($9.25 Value)

CROSSOVER SLIPPERS


One of my "best seller" patterns.

Upcycle your wool sweaters into some COZY, foot hugging slippers.


This slipper pattern was designed to wrap over the top of your foot and around your heel, giving your foot a SNUG, comfortable fit. Can be made with fleece.

*Comes with printable PDF pattern ($19.99 value)

MY FAVORITE FACE MASK


This is my favorite Face Mask and is an easy sewing tutorial. Learn how to make an adjustable ear loop.

FOUR SIZES INCLUDED: Adult Xlarge, Adult, Teen & Child ($4.25 value)

SWEATER MITTENS


ANOTHER "BEST SELLER PATTERN"

Keep your hands warm with style!


This bundle tutorial comes with video instructions and PDF patterns. Includes sizes adult XS,S,M,L,XL,XXL and Child, Toddler and Infant. ($19.99 value)

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

BEGINNER


You've sewn very little and may not have even touched a sewing machine before.

RETURNEE


You've sewn a little and would like a refresher course to get you at it again.

STRUGGLER


You're overwhelmed and frustrated with the whole sewing process and would like some help troubleshooting your issues.

INVEST IN YOURSELF


Is it time to renew your creative
energy and fill your creative bucket?


OVER 3 HOURS OF VIDEO INSTRUCTION


Plus additional project tutorials.


View the courses in the comfort of your own home.
Watch the video lessons on your laptop, tablet, or phone, whenever you like, and as many times as you like.


Learn the EASY WAY to undo your mistakes



YOU ARE GOING TO MAKE MISTAKES!

But it's NO BIG DEAL, when you know how to do it the easy way, and I will show you how it's done.


What Others Are Saying About Jan's Sewing Instruction




Just finished sewing along with you ( with your super clear instructions 😃) ...I’m sooo pleased with the end results. Thank you so much Jan 💐😘. Off to get more fabric now 😂🤣

-Mary




Honestly this is about one of the easiest and nicest tutorials I have seen. thank you so much!


-Gina




Out of all the tutorials that I've watched so far and even tried following along, this one is the best!! Your instructions are super clear for a beginner! Thank you so much.

-Sarah


SEW SIMPLE PLUS

$69.99


10 Sewing Fundamentals Video Lessons


Lifetime Access To All Content


PDF Pintables - Includes Sewing Machine Needle Guide


2 Guided Project Tutorials


PLUS

Crossover Slipper Course & Printable Pattern ($19.99 value)


My Favorite Face Mask Tutorial & Pattern ($7.25 value)


Best Seller Mitten Course & Pattern ($19.99 value)


BONUS


DIY LABEL TUTORIAL PLUS Editable PDF

Learn how to customize your handmade items with your own unique fabric labels.

START SEWING TODAY!


Knowing how to sew can save you money, and bring you a lot of joy and satisfaction.

Can't wait for you to join me!



FAQ


When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.


How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.


What if I am unhappy with the course?

I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me in the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund.


After I've enrolled, how do I access the class?

After you enroll, you’ll get an email in your inbox with a direct link – make sure you bookmark this link so you can come back whenever you like. You’ll then be able to sign in to the course site immediately and start taking the lessons whenever you’re ready.


What equipment and materials will I need for the course?
  • Sewing machine – We’ll give instructions for both mechanical and digital, front-loading and top-loading models.
  • Scrap fabric to practice stitching on. Each project will come with a printable PDF with all supplies needed for that specific project.
  • Basic sewing toolkit – a printable PDF supplies list is included in the workshop.
  • Computer/tablet/smartphone and an internet connection to stream the videos from. Access to a printer for printing patterns and guides.

What if I've already purchased one or more of the patterns included in the course?

No problem, send me a note and let me know which pattern/patterns you've purchased and I will either reimburse you for the purchase OR you can choose another pattern in return.


Choose a Pricing Option

$69.99

Sew Simple PLUS

A Beginners Guide To Sewing with Bonus Content

Jan Howell Sew Simple Beginning Sewing Course

JAN HOWELL


A little on the whimsy side, Jan Howell is designer, seamstress, and graphic artist that loves creating items that have unique colors, texture, and a purpose. Jan began sewing at the age of 12 where she realized her passion for the art and has been sewing ever since. Not only does she find joy in creating things for her home and family, Jan loves being able to teach others to do the same. Her simple, down to earth teaching style gives others the opportunity to create something with their own hands. Creating does NOT need to be complicated! Jan has been a featured designer on Craftsy, Makerist, and in Kindred Stitches Magazine. Her patterns have been available online since 2009..