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!
Beth Bradley teaches you how to change the settings on a serger so you can use it in more fun and creative ways. You will learn the differences between a sewing machine and serger and how you control the length, width, knife, and type of stitch within the serger. Beth also covers basic uses forWatch Now >>
Between work, family and other tasks that need to be done, finding time to sew can be difficult. ZJ Humbach shares some of her tips on how to set aside time to sew. Make it a Priority Making sewing a priority can help you in finding time to sew. By elevating sewing to the sameWatch Now >>
Cutting open buttonholes can be tricky, no matter what size or style. ZJ Humbach shows you how to easily cut open buttonholes using a buttonhole cutter. Types of Cutters Buttonhole cutters come in two main types — straight and circular. The straight buttonhole cutter is typically found in a standard 12 mm size, or roughlyWatch Now >>
One of the hottest trends in home decorating today is paneled drapery with Grommet tops. ZJ Zumbach shows us how we can easily make our own trendy drapery using decorator fabric and lining. Watch this tutorial today to learn how to sew lined curtains, and create stylish draperies for your home.Watch Now >>