• 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

    Properly preparing and maintaining your sewing machine is key to ensure that it runs smoothly. In this video, ZJ Humbach teaches you how to perform regular machine maintenance, including areas that should be kept clean and how often cleaning should be done. How to Clean a Sewing Machine and Keep It Running Smoothly: Dust and…

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  • 16:25

    How to Make a Sturdy Fabric Basket

    A sturdy fabric basket is a great way to store sewing tools, notions, small scraps of fabric, or many other small items in your sewing room or around the house. Ashley Hough shows you how easy it can be to make a fabric basket in any size to fit your needs. How to Make a…

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  • 7:47

    Top Sewing Tools

    Having the right tools in your sewing room can help you complete many projects more easily, but it’s hard to know what you might need. Find out what Nicki LaFoille’s must-have sewing tools are and how to use them. Top Sewing Tools: Stiletto One of the first sewing tools Nicki recommends that you have is…

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  • 7:32

    Quick Tips for Preventing Seam Puckering

    Puckering seams and stitching lines can make a garment or other sewing project look unprofessional. ZJ Humbach gives you several tips and advice on how to keep seam puckering to a minimum. Quick Tips for Preventing Seam Puckering — Test Before you Sew your Project The first recommendation that ZJ has to keep seam puckering…

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  • 45:34

    Secret Pocket Travel Scarf

    A lightweight scarf with a hidden pocket is the perfect accessory to make when traveling. The pocket can be used to stash your passport, other identification or cash and be easily accessible. Nicki LaFoille shows you step-by-step how to make this easy accessory. Travel Scarf Nicki starts by explaining what supplies you will need to…

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  • 38:16

    Date Night Purse

    All handbag patterns don’t have to be involved or difficult. Nicki LaFoille shows how to make a purse that is a great last minute addition to date night or another fun outing. Supplies and Pattern Pieces Before you can learn how to sew a purse, Nicki first explains what supplies will be needed. These supplies…

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  • 37:32

    Split Panel Skirt

    A split panel skirt is a fun, quick project that can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Learn how to make a lovely custom skirt that perfectly fits your size and length with Nicki LaFoille. Pattern Before you can learn how to make a skirt, you first need to know how to…

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