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    Terry cloth is a nice, soft fabric often used to make towels and robes. While some may find this fabric tricky to work with, Jessica Giardino shows you how easy it can be and shares some helpful tips along the way. Then she shows you how to use the fabric and make a fun spa… Read more »

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  • Straight Grain
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    Finding the straight grain of fabric is important to do before beginning a project. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for finding the straight of grain in different fabrics. Understanding Fabric There are several area of fabric that are important to be familiar with. When you purchase fabric off of a bolt there will be a… Read more »

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  • Ironing Vinyl 008322f_R4290u_c
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    Learning how to iron vinyl can be helpful before tackling a sewing project that requires it or a fabric like it, such as oilcloth. Aurora Sisneros shows you how to iron vinyl in both flat pieces as well as on finished projects. She even shares a tip on how to get wrinkles out of vinyl… Read more »

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    Wool is a great fabric to use for projects like pillows, blankets and other home decor. It can also be used to create wonderful garments and outerwear, however it can tend to have rather bulky seams. Nicki LaFoille shows you some easy seam finishes to use on your next project that reduce bulk when sewing… Read more »

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  • sewing silk
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    Silk and other silk like fabrics can be used to create luxurious garments or other projects. However, they can tend to ravel badly at the seams and need to be finished. Nicole LaFoille walks you through several ways you can finish seams when sewing silk. Seam Finishes The type of seam finish you choose will… Read more »

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  • Sewing Fleece
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    Fleece can be a great fabric to work with and in this video ZJ Humbach shares with you why sewing fleece is one of her favorites! At 60 inches wide it’s one of the more cost effective fabrics to buy, it’s warm and lightweight, and has the added benefit of not raveling. This not only… Read more »

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  • Sewing Tips and Tricks to Prevent Bunching of Fabric
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    Here is a quick tip from sewer Leah Rybak on how to keep excess fabric from interfering with your sewing or embroidering project. Prevent bunching of bulky fabric by simply using a few safety pins to pin back that excess.

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  • Sewing With a Pattern: Stripes
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    Stephanie Ohnmacht shows us how working with striped patterns can be a lot of fun. She walks us through the preparation for working with striped patterns, including how to have the pattern layed out and the basic rules of working with stripes. Watch and learn how to make a flattering garment using stripes and get… Read more »

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  • Sewing with Felt
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    Ashley Hough provides helpful tips and techniques for sewing with felt fabrics. See how felt is one of the easiest fabrics to work with. Eliminate potential sewing mistakes by learning how to properly handle this specific type of fabric. Advance in your sewing skills today and check out our videos on working with different types… Read more »

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