• 27:38

    How to Sew a Simple Luggage Tag

    Luggage tags are a quick and easy project that can help make locating your checked bags quick and easy! Learn how to make a luggage tag as Nicki LaFoille walks you through the process step-by-step. How to Make a Luggage Tag Materials & Supplies Nicki begins by explaining what kinds of materials and supplies will…

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  • 30:13

    Improve Your Sewing With These Tips & Tricks

    Whether you have been sewing for years or are just getting into it, learning new tips and tricks can help you save time and improve your techniques. Learn some of Nicki LaFoille’s favorite sewing tips and tricks. Sewing Tips and Tricks One of the first tips that Nicki shares is the importance of keeping an…

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  • 7:33

    Best Way to Remove Sewing Stitches

    In sewing, eventually you are going to have to remove some stitches. While a seam ripper is often people’s go-to tool for this task, it isn’t the only one. ZJ Humbach talks about several different ways to remove stitches when needed. How to Remove Sewing Stitches The Rip Method: ZJ begins by showing the most…

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  • 35:10

    How to Sew a Hooded Cape

    A hooded cape can be a fun addition to any wardrobe and can be quick and easy to make in either child or adult size by drafting your own pattern. Nicki LaFoille shows you how to sew a hooded cape step-by-step. How to Sew a Hooded Cape Nicki begins by showing what the finished hooded…

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  • 30:41

    Knit Binding Tips

    Adding a knit binding to your garment is a great way to finish the edge of a knit fabric around armscye openings and necklines. Nicki LaFoille shows you step-by-step how to cut and make a binding strip and then how to add it to a garment. Knit Binding Nicki begins by talking about what binding…

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  • 19:27

    Adding A Scoop Pocket

    Pockets are the perfect addition to any garment, especially something like a pair of pants. Nicki LaFoille shows you step-by-step how to make and add a scoop pocket to a pair of pants. Scoop Pocket – Pattern Pieces and Assembly Nicki begins by explaining what a scoop pocket is and where it is generally found…

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  • 9:05

    How to Buy Fabric

    Whether you are making garments, home decor items or quilts- one of the first steps is buying fabric. ZJ Humbach shares several tips on how to buy fabric for your project. How to Buy Fabric When it comes to buying fabric, ZJ first explains that it is important to always buy good quality fabric. She…

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  • 21:52

    Shirred Valance

    A shirred valance is an easy way to add some color and texture to your windows. ZJ Humbach shows you how easy it is to make one in this fun tutorial. Shirred Valance To make a shirred valance, ZJ begins by showing the main supply needed for this project, which is shirring tape. It is…

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  • 9:14

    How to Keep Your Sewing Machine Running Smoothly

    Learning how to prepare your sewing machine and keeping your machine running smoothly go hand in hand. ZJ Humbach teaches you how to do regular machine maintenance including showing you what you should be cleaning and how often it should be done. How to Clean a Sewing Machine and Keep it Running Smoothly: Dust and…

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