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How To Choose A Fabric Marking Tool

Fabric marking tools come in handy whether you are sewing a garment, home décor project or are making a quilt. There are many different kinds on the market today, but here are some things to consider when selecting one. First, it is important to know if you are going to need temporary or permanent marks…

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NSC LIVE! September 2017

In this month’s live event with Nicki LaFoille, learn what to do when you first un-box a new machine, understand the difference between interfacing and stabilizer and get tips for sewing horsehair braid into hems.

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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…

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Top 5 Tips for Hemming Pants

There are thousands of folks out there who learn to sew for one reason only: to hem pants! We’ve all been there: standing in the dressing room, thrilled to have found that perfect pair of slacks that hits you in all the right places, only to realize that (shoot!) they’re way too long! Luckily, you…

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NSC LIVE! August 2017

In this month’s live event with Nicki LaFoille learn how to determine the amount of fabric to buy when using a non-commercial pattern, get tips on storing your sewing machine and learn what advice Nicki would give new sewing students.

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Top 5 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 five essential sewing tips will ensure your time at the machine is pleasant and productive! Check out the list below for the five…

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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.

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