In this video, you will learn how to gather fabric for a sewing project. Gathering is a technique that is typically used when making ruffles. ZJ Humbach demonstrates a technique that she uses to make the painful task of gathering a bit easier by using waxed dental floss and a zigzag stitch on her sewing machine.
If you have ever accidentally shrunken a sweater in the washing machine then you may be familiar with felting. However, you may not know all the fun things you can do to recycle your shrunken sweater. Beth Bradley teaches you how to felt wool and then expresses a few simple sewing techniques for felting. See… Read more »Watch Now >>
Whether you are hosting a birthday party or a holiday get together, sewing placemats is a great project to personalize the table setting. Tara Rex shows you how you can add printed photos, fabric pieces and free motion stitching to your placemat to make each one unique. Photo Printing Adding photos when sewing placemats can… Read more »Watch Now >>
Stephanie Ohnmacht helps you jazz up and create a customize look for your garments or home decorating accessories with pintucks. Start by laying them out and deciding where you are going to use them. You have to do a little bit of math to make the template, but after that it is smooth sailing.Watch Now >>
In this video, ZJ Humbach shares some helpful tips for buying a sewing machine. There are many things to take into consideration when determining which type of machine will be the best for you. ZJ discusses some of the features that she feels every sewer would benefit from having, as well as some advantages of… Read more »Watch Now >>