stuffed animal sleeping these are adorable, but I don't sew. However, they gave me an you can buy potholders that are square/rectangular with a 'pocket' for your hand and use them as stuffed animal sleeping bags Animals
The Patchsmith: Across the Pond for the Skinny Pincushion A long pincushion attached to a quilted mat that goes under the sewing machine. Quiets the noise and shaking, and gives you a handy place for pins.
Ever wonder about all those feet that came with your sewing machine? This site has fun tutorials for everything and tips for the experienced and beginner alike. How to sew flat felled seams. This site has tutorials for other types of seams too.