• Tips for Managing Bulky Fabrics
    13:07

    Jessica Giardino provides a great deal of helpful tips and techniques for sewing bulky fabrics. She will teach you how to tackle these bulky fabrics in the most efficient way. Learn what steps you need to take as well as what the necessary tools are. See what is considered bulky fabric and find out how

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  • Sewing Machine Embroidery Techniques
    17:05

    Nicole LaFoille demonstrates how to properly use your sewing machine for your embroidery. See how many different designs you can make with different fabrics. Learn what fabrics and appliques work best as well as find out what tools you may need to do machine embroidery. Take these helpful tips and start making your own designs

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  • 32:14

    Nicole LaFoille teaches you how to print images on fabric to make something truly unique and personalized. First, make sure to read your printer manual and determine if your model has the manual feed function, which prints straight from the front of the printer to the back. Also, make sure it can handle thicker media.

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  • Knit vs Woven Fabrics
    19:08

    Jessica Giardino teaches you the differences between knit fabrics and woven fabrics in this video. You will learn how to identify these two types of fabrics as well as how to best use them when sewing. You’ll also find out about specialty woven fabrics and see how sewing different seam lines can impact your finished

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  • 2:35

    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

    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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  • 6:59

    Kair Bjordahl will help you get started making a garment on the bias, adding bias strips to a project, or binding a project using bias binding. She introduces you to her three steps to learning about the basics of grain, shows how to cut out a pattern piece on the bias, and even showcases some

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  • 6:21

    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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