• 6:59

    How to Blind Hem

    Aurora Sisneros demonstrates great tips for tackling your blind hems. Learn several techniques and tricks to assist you with difficult points in sewing your blind hem. Also, find out how to use a sewing machine rather than hand stitching your blind hem. Related Article: Top 5 Tips for Hemming Pants

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  • 2:35

    Pattern Weights Tip

    There are many benefits to using pattern weights when making clothes. This demonstration shows several different pattern weights you can use as well as tips on how to best use them. Learn which pattern weights work best with specific fabrics and use these tips to assist your sewing at home.

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  • 19:46

    Types of Interfacing Fabric and Interfacing Sewing

    Beth Bradley teaches you about the various types of woven and nonwoven interfacing that can be fusible or non-fusible, and shows how to make the point of interfacing invisible. She also demonstrates how to cut the grain of the interfacing to match the fabric.

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    13:54

    How to Make a Terry Cloth Bath Mat

    Ellen March teaches you how to make a beautiful flower-shaped bath mat using heavy fabrics. You will need three fabrics – gripper (preferably by the yard), terry cloth for the outer fabric and an interlining microfiber soaker fabric. Ellen also discusses ways to save time and money by using items you have around your house.

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  • 6:21

    Lining Fabric Overview

    Christina Patzman talks about which types of lining are appropriate for various fabrics. She goes into detail about why the hang loose (polyester) and ambiance (bemberg rayon) are her favorites and discusses when you should use them. You will also learn about non-traditional lining fabrics such as pongee, china silk, and taffeta.

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    2:37

    How to Sew a Zipper

    Stephanie Ohnmacht demonstrates helpful tips on how to properly install your center zipper. See how beneficial tape can be when installing a center zipper. Learn a few of her tricks to assist you in creating a strong center zipper. Related Article: 6 Tricks for Sewing Zippers

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    12:05

    How to Install a Zipper

    Krista Williams demonstrates how to install a center (or slot) zipper using a self-basing zipper. She shows you every step including preparing the opening, marking a 5/8th inch seam, ironing the fusible interfacing and more. Related Article: 6 Tricks for Sewing Zippers

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  • Sewing Ergonomics: Tools, Tips and Techniques
    8:29

    Sewing Ergonomics: Tools, Tips and Techniques

    Jessica Giardino and Ashley Hough present helpful techniques to prevent any aches or pains that may arise when sewing. Learn how to establish a safe and comfortable sewing environment. Also, witness different sewing tools designed to reduce any muscle strains caused by hours of sewing. Use these sewing techniques for years to come.

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  • 3:13

    What is Differential?

    Aurora Sisneros demonstrates the many ways to use a differential when sewing fabrics. Learn how to change the levels of the differential as well as how the differential works with a variety of fabrics. Find out how you can best utilize a differential at home.

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