• 5:03

    Using Fusible Hem Tape in Place of Stitching

    If you are needing to add a hem to a garment or home decor project, but don’t want to see a stitching line or want to spend the time doing an invisible hand stitch, fusible hem tape is a great alternative. Ashley Hough teaches you about fusible hem tape and shows you how to use…

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  • 17:06

    Sewing an Adjustable Crib Skirt

    Whether you are expecting a little one and are sewing projects for a nursery or you are looking for projects to sew for babies for a fun baby shower gift, an adjustable crib skirt could be perfect. With this project you will be able to continue using the skirt as you lower or adjust the…

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  • How to Use a Bias Tape Maker
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    How to Use a Bias Tape Maker

    Bias tape or straight grain tape can be used on many different sewing projects as a way to neatly finish raw edges. Depending on the size of project you are making, making your own bias tape or straight grain tape can be time consuming. Ashley Hough shows you how to use a bias tape maker…

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  • SVP Worldwide Machine Highlight
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    SVP Worldwide Machine Highlight

    When it comes to selecting a new machine, you want to make sure it has all the features you want and need, and maybe even some extra features you didn’t know you wanted. The Husqvarna Viking Epic 980Q has all of this and more with the JoyOS Advisor, Exclusive Stitch techniques and even interactive video…

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  • 13:32

    Quilt as You Go: How to Create a Decorative Hot Pad

    Machine quilting for beginners can be intimidating if you have never done any kind of quilting in the past, or you consider your skills to be more sewing oriented than quilting. However, there are several fun quilting methods, including one known as quilt as you go, that allows you to do basic straight line stitching…

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  • 7:11

    Tips for Sewing Darts into Lightweight Fabric

    Darts can be added to many garments as a way to add shaping. For example, many shirt and dress bodice patterns use a dart on either side of the front to shape the garment into the waistline. Sewing darts doesn’t have to be tricky – Ashley Hough shares several tips on how to achieve professional…

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  • 5:35

    How to Make Pattern Weights

    Using pattern weights can be a great alternative to pins depending on the type of fabric you are using. Ashely Hough demonstrates how to make pattern weights using large washers and circles of fabric. Materials and Supplies Patterns weights can be fairly straightforward and easy to make as they only require metal washers, circles of…

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  • 14:23

    Applying Bias Tape to Edges and Mitering Corners

    Bias tape is a great way to finish the edges of a project, whether you are making something as large as a quilt or as small as a placemat. Learn different techniques for applying bias tape, including different methods for single and double fold tape- Ashley Hough shows you how. Tips to Applying Bias Tape…

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  • 6:31

    How to Clean an Iron: Tips and Techniques

    Cleaning your sewing machine and sharpening your scissors and snips may be the most common cleaning or maintenance items you address in your sewing room, but cleaning your iron is also important. Learn how to clean an iron, including what kind of product you should use to clean it and whether the iron should be…

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