• Red and black quilt
    1:44

    Review of the Q-Zone Hoop Frame

    If you are someone who is interested in long arm quilting but have stayed away from it because of the cost of a long arm machine or the amount of space it will take up, the Q-Zone hoop frame from the Grace Company is a great solution. Using the Q-Zone Hoop Frame The Q-Zone hoop…

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  • What Size Bobbins Do I Need?
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    What Size Bobbins Do I Need?

    While most sewing machines come with a bobbin or two when you purchase them, you may want to buy extra or have the need to replace them at some point in the future. ZJ Humbach explains that there are many different types, styles, and sizes of bobbins available and discusses why it is important to…

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  • Heat and bond
    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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  • Sewing a green crib skirt
    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
    6:00

    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
    2:26

    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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  • Sewing a decorative hot pad
    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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  • Sewing with lightweight fabric
    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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  • Making a pattern weight
    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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