• 13:47

    How to Sew a Reusable Snack Bag

    Learn how to sew reusable snack bags to save money and eliminate plastic trash. With just three supplies, you can stitch up this clear plastic sandwich bag in just a few minutes. How to Sew a Reusable Snack Bag Fabric & Measurements Emily Steffen explains how to find suitable plastic material in an unexpected place:…

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  • 0:52

    Maintaining Your Sewing Machine

    Learning how to clean a sewing machine is an important part of sewing as it allows you to maintain your machine and keep in running smoothly for years to come. Ashley Hough breaks down how and where you should be cleaning your machine on a regular basis and what tools to use when cleaning. How…

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  • 19:59

    House Door Stop

    Learn how to sew a door stop in a fun house design that can easily be customized to look like any house you want – Emily Steffen shows you how! Learn to Sew a Door Stop Fabric & Patterns Emily begins by talking about the different pieces of fabric that will be needed to sew…

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  • 10:24

    Pinch Pouch for Glasses

    If you are someone who wears glasses or takes your sunglasses with you wherever you go, learn how to sew a glasses case using just a few rectangles of fabric and an old tape measure – Emily Steffen shows you how. How to Sew a Glasses Case Fabric & Measurments The first step in learning…

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  • Sewing instructor shows how to sew a pink and striped crown for birthdays and other occasions
    17:52

    DIY Birthday Crown

    A DIY birthday crown is the perfect quick and easy project to make for kids’ birthdays, celebrations, or everyday dress-up fun. Emily Steffen shows step-by-step how to make this fun project in sizes perfect for kids or even adults. How to Make a Fabric Crown To show how to make a fabric crown, Emily begins…

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  • Sewing instructor points to sewing needles in the process of explaining how to address sewing machine tension issues
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    Tension Trouble Shooting

    Learn how to troubleshoot and fix basic sewing machine tension issues with Nicki LaFoille. Sewing Machine Tension Nicki begins by talking about the basics of sewing machine tension and explaining some of the different issues that unbalanced tension can cause, like skipped stitches, thread breakage, thread nests, and many other stitch quality problems. While the…

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  • 20:20

    Swimsuit Wet Bag

    A wet bag is a perfect solution for transporting wet swimsuits and towels from the beach or the pool. The bag will keep all of the moisture and potential sand contained in the bag so that your car seats stay dry and clean. Then, once home the bag can be easily wiped out and left…

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  • 9:02

    Seat Alteration

    One of the second most common alterations to a pair of pants, aside from hemming, is making them fit tighter in the seat; Ashley Hough shows you how to easily make this alteration. How to Sew Pants Tighter Learning how to sew pants tighter is an alteration that can be done on anything from shorts…

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  • 23:48

    Blind Hem Stitch

    When it comes to garment alterations, hemming a pair of pants is one of the most common alterations that someone who knows how to sew gets asked to do. While many projects, garments included, can be finished with a simple double-fold hem, the two most commonly hemmed pairs of pants require different finishes. Ashley Hough…

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