What Sewing Project Are You Most Proud Of?

We love seeing different projects from our sewing community! We asked our members on Facebook what sewing project you were most proud of so that we could showcase some of the great projects we’ve been seeing. Check out the photos and stories that were shared with us! “The Cinderella live action ball gown has been… Read more »

NSC LIVE! August 2017

Join us for another installment in our NSC Live series with the wonderfully talented Nicki LaFoille on Tuesday, August 15th at 7:00 p.m. CST. Nicki will be answering your sewing questions in this interactive and informative Q&A. Feel free to submit questions live during the broadcast by writing in the comment box below!

Top 10 Sewing Tips from the Experts

Top 10 Sewing Tips from the Experts

We talked to our team of expert sewing instructors and asked them what special tip or technique they thought every sewer should know. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced sewer, these ten essential sewing tips will ensure your time at the machine is pleasant and productive! Check out the chart below for the ten… Read more »

NSC LIVE! July 2017

In this month’s live event with Nicki LaFoille, get tips on how to sew a V-neck shirt, learn how to make several alterations based on your body type and understand how to work through sewing with a new fabric- including how to decide what needle, thread and machine settings to use.

NSC LIVE! June 2017

During the June NSC LIVE, Nicki LaFoille discussed the different types of stabilizer to have on hand for beginner embroidery, taught a fun and easy way to create narrow pintucks, and shared tips for sewing with and finishing stretchy fabrics.

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How to Use Pinking Shears

Pinking shears are a fantastic tool to add to your sewing kit. They are not something you will need right away, but once you get all the basics stocked and are ready to add on some of the extras, pinking shears should be at the top of the list. (Especially if you are making garments.)… Read more »

NSC LIVE: May 2017

During the May NSC LIVE, Nicki LaFoille discussed how often to change your needle and oil your machine, how to make alterations to sleeve caps and underarm areas, and what kind of embroidery projects you can do in the hoop.

NSC GOLD: Machine Issues

Join us for our next NSC GOLD LIVE class with Ashley Hough, editor at National Sewing Circle, as she talks to you about common sewing machine issues – and how to address them! We’ll be going live with this special event on Friday, May 5th at 7 P.M. CST. See you there! Gold Members can… Read more »

NSC LIVE! April 2017

During the April NSC LIVE, Nicki LaFoille discussed how to remove excess ease from a sleeve cap and how to make continuous binding. She also explained several ways to hem bias cut fabric.