Lightweight or sheer fabrics can add a lot of dimension and fullness to a garment but can be tricky to finish. Both sheer fabric and most lightweight fabrics require a hem because they can ravel, so Beth Bradley shows you a great way to create a nice, clean narrow hem for these fabrics. Beth shows you a straightforward approach to the hem that requires only easy stitching, folding, and pressing. She even shares some tips on tools, like duck bill scissors, which can make the job a lot easier. Beth explains that this narrow hem may take a few extra minutes to finish off the garment, but that the clean, professional look is well worth it!
Today it seems that most people have some kind of iPad, tablet or other device. This makes covers for those electronics the perfect gift for almost anyone. Learn how to sew an iPad case embellished with applique. Measurements Since different devices are different sizes, it is important to know the measurements of the device for… Read more »Watch Now >>
Patchwork projects are a great way to incorporate multiple colors into one project. Tara Rex shows you how to make a table runner with fun patchwork sections. Mix and Match Tara shows how patchwork is not only a fun way to add lots of different colors to a piece but is also a great fabric… Read more »Watch Now >>
Ellen March teaches you step-by-step how to create a makeup brush holder with laminated cottons. The material can be sticky, so she introduces you to the walking foot and a teflon coated foot that will make your sewing process easier. You will learn tricks like using tape for pocket placement, gluing the velcro flap, and… Read more »Watch Now >>
Ashley Hough explains how bobbin work is like sewing upside down while adding some extra embellishments to a project. In working with bobbins, you have the luxury of sewing with some things you couldn’t normally, including embroidery floss, cord, thin ribbon and yarn. She tells you to avoid some types that have wire, knobby features… Read more »Watch Now >>