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!
Creating a fabric frame can be a great way to highlight a certain fabric motif or finish off the edges of a project. Jessica Giardino shows you how to make fun fabric frames for your next sewing project. Math This fabric frame technique is fairly quick and easy to sew, however it does require a… Read more »Watch Now >>
Sometimes we want to use one specific pattern from within a large piece of fabric. In this video, Stacy Grissom teaches you how to achieve this effect with the fussy cutting technique. She shows you how to use this sewing technique for your own sewing projects, and demonstrates fussy cutting with a fun sunglasses case… Read more »Watch Now >>
When buying a new sewing machine, you may decide to take classes on how to use that machine. However, if you purchase your machine on the internet or from a private seller, you may not have that option. In this video, ZJ Humbach shares some basic tips on how to use a sewing machine and… Read more »Watch Now >>
Beth Bradley provides an overview and introduction to sashiko embroidery designs and techniques. Follow along as she walks you through the process from start to finish. She provides an overview of tools and floss recommendations, as well. Short on time? Beth shows off a specially-designed machine that will give you the sashiko embroidery look without… Read more »Watch Now >>