Learning how to sew on a zipper may sound difficult, but with this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn to easily apply zippers to any garment piece! http://www.ehow.com/how_14842_zipper.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage
It is important to know how to take body measurements correctly so you can choose the pattern size that will give you the best fit. Today’s tutorial will lead you through the basic measurements listed in most sewing patterns.
This is how you shorten your jeans while keeping the original hem! A great trick to reattaching the hem will keep your jeans from looking unfinished: http://www.ehow.com/how_2305591_reattach-original-jeans-hem.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=inline&utm_campaign=fanpage
Sewing machine cover. Done! Thanks to the tutorial from @Wag Doll. Used a thinner fabric so added interfacing. Helpful tip: My machine came with a crappy plastic cover, I took all my measurements straight from that, oodles quicker.