• Straight Grain
    4:51

    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…

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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…

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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…

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  • Fabric Tips: 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…

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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
    13:40

    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…

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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…

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  • How to Sew Sheer Fabric
    25:59

    Beth Bradley presents beneficial tips and techniques to successfully sew with sheer fabrics. Learn the different types of sheer fabrics such as sheer crystal and sheer soft fabrics. Find out what tools work best and the proper threads to purchase when sewing with sheer. Use these tips to make beautiful sheer products that shine and…

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  • 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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