• How to Make a Custom Strip Skirt

    How to Make a Strip Skirt

    Homemade strip skirts are great projects for sewers of all ages and skill levels. The technique isn’t too challenging, and there’s plenty of room to get creative with your fabric and pattern choices. In this free video lesson, expert seamstress Ellen March teaches you how to make a fun and elegant strip skirt with an…

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  • Disposing and Storing Sewing Needles

    Disposing and Storing Sewing Needles

    Leah Rybak shows you how to safely and properly dispose of broken needles. Find out how useful old medicine bottles or small shampoo containers can be when storing new needles or disposing old and broken ones. Related Article: Essential Sewing Tools and Supplies

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  • How to Sew an Infinity Scarf

    How to Sew an Infinity Scarf

    Aurora Sisneros teaches you how to make beautiful and fun infinity scarves. Find out what materials you need and learn what the important techniques are through step by step tips. See how many ways you can use this knit infinity scarf and start making your own infinity scarf! Related Article: Infinity Scarf Pattern

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  • Floral makeup brush organizer

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    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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