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!
Aurora Sisneros explains why baby bibs make great gifts for baby showers. You’ll learn how to make a reversible bib with laminated fabric and bias tape to border the bib. Aurora also teaches you how to make bias tape out of any fabric and discusses why you need to use the bias (or diagonal).Watch Now >>
Sometimes we may not realize some of the dangers that are right in our own sewing room. ZJ Humbach talks about some of the unsafe practices that we may find in our sewing area, and teaches us how to avoid unnecessary injuries. Watch and learn what we can do as sewers to make sure our… Read more »Watch Now >>
Fitted sheets can get expensive to buy, especially if they’re made from a luxurious fabric like Minky. Watch as Ellen March takes you through the steps of how to make your own. Learn what size mattress this project works best with and why, how to take the right measurements and how to construct the sheet…. Read more »Watch Now >>
Cuddle fabric, sometimes called Minky, is a soft fabric that is popular to use when sewing for children or babies. Ellen March gives you tips for how to work with this fabric, how to pair it with other fabrics and even gives several fun project ideas. Preparing Your Space Cuddle fabric is generally found with… Read more »Watch Now >>