This page will contain an ongoing list of sites and resources I’ve discovered.If you have a suggested site, please post it in a comment and I’ll check it out.
Online Training Sites
Craftsy.com – a community of passionate crafters featuring online classes about sewing and quilting.
E-SewingWorkshop.com – Online sewing learning videos – available 24/7.
PatternReview.com online classes help you sew better! Join Discussions, buy patterns and read thousands of reviews for patterns and sewing machines.
PowerSewing.com Sandra Betzina’s and Ron Collin’s educational website. It includes books and video sewing lessons, which combine ready-to-wear and couture sewing techniques for beginning and advanced sewers. Sandra Betzina designs patterns for Vogue Patterns, wrote several sewing books, and hosted “Sew Perfect” on HGTV for 5 years.
TheSewingGuru.com an excellect paid site with tutorials on how to sew many different patterns and various expert techniques.
Sewing Machine and Supplies Sites
Allbrands carries a great selection of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines and supplies.
A wide selection of Sewing machines at competitive prices.
Ralph’s Industrial sewing machines and sewing equipment. They are great to deal with both before and after the purchase. Great customer support and very friendly staff!
Red Rock Threads, Inc sells by internet, phone, or mail only. They do not operate a retail location. The carry a wide selection of thread.
Excellent quality threads. I’ve always had success when using their quality threads.
Also home of the fantastic Superior Thread Stand. Watch their excellent video demoing it here.