• How to Sew a Makeup Bag
    16:07

    How to Sew a Makeup Bag

    Ellen March teaches you step-by-step how to create a makeup brush holder with laminated cottons. The material can be sticky, so she introduces you to the walking foot and a teflon coated foot that will make your sewing process easier. You will learn tricks like using tape for pocket placement, gluing the velcro flap, and…

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  • How to Sew a Headband
    14:48

    How to Sew a Headband

    Kristin Tabor gives step-by-step instructions to make a headband without using elastic…

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  • Rotary Cutter Safety Tips
    11:29

    Rotary Cutter Safety Tips

    Ellen March demonstrates helpful techniques on how to correctly use a rotary cutter. Learn important safety tips when using a rotary cutter and find out when you should use this tool. See different varieties of rotary cutters as well as what accessories you can purchase to help organize your cutting area. Related Article: Essential Sewing…

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  • Make Your Own Cell Phone Cases
    12:47

    Make Your Own Cell Phone Cases

    Ellen March gives you step-by-step instructions for creating a padded cell phone case. It has a handy pocket for storage and a little loop for easy access. The best part: you only need about 1/8th yd of fabric for the whole project.

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  • Sewing Pattern Alterations & Alteration Tools
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    Sewing Pattern Alteration and Tools

    Nicole LaFoille demonstrates how to best alter a pattern for fit or style. Learn what the necessary tools you need to make alterations as well as the best papers to use. Find out the different techniques of alteration and use these tips to alter your own patterns at home. Related Article: How to Alter a…

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  • Sewing Terms
    13:19

    Lace Applique Techniques

    Beth Bradley teaches you how to add elegant embellishments to garments or accessories with different lace applications. You’ll learn the hand-sewing technique for finer and less washed clothing, the fusing technique that is even less durable than stitching, and machine-stitching. Beth also teaches you how to attach lace trim to your garments.

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  • 24:06

    How to Use a Serger and Serger Techniques

    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 for…

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  • 14:32

    Creating Custom Monograms for Sewing

    Colleen Exline adds personality to her work by customizing features in her software program. She teaches you how to make two, three or four letter monograms that you can add to any of your sewing projects.

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  • 21:25

    Sewing Zippers: Zipper Projects and Fun Ideas

    Beth Bradley teaches you fun and funky ways to use zippers on your garments or other projects. Learn the many creative ways to utilize your zippers as well as see the many kinds of zippers that are available. Find out how to make zippers a part of your design or how to best hide them.…

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