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    Hemming a garment is one of the last finishing touches you can put on a project. ZJ Humbach shows you two different ways to hand sew a hem on a project including the slip stitch, also referred to as the whip stitch and the blind hem stitch. Tools For both of these hand sewing hemming… Read more »

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    Hemming is one of the last tasks required to finish most projects and is sometimes the least favorite one to do because it can be tedious. ZJ Humbach shares several of her favorite sewing hemming tools that can make measuring, pressing and sewing a hem much faster and easier. Measure and Press While hems can… Read more »

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  • NSC 013801f_R4485U_c Covered Buttons
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    Making covered buttons is a fun way to make buttons that will perfectly match your next project- ZJ Humbach shows you how. Preparation When making covered buttons you will first need to get a kit for making the button. There are several different brands available and can usually be found at your local fabric or… Read more »

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    Bias binding is a great way to finish off the edges of projects with curves, however creating long strips of bias binding can be difficult and require lots of fabric. Nicki LaFoille shows you how to create continuous bias binding in long strips from one rectangle of fabric and shares several other tips to making… Read more »

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  • How to Sew a Blind Hem Stitch on a Sewing Machine
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    A blind hem stitch, used in combination with a blind hem foot and proper folding of the fabric can create a nice blind hem on your next project- Nicki LaFoille shows you how. Tools and Preparation Using a blind hem stitch on your machine can be a simple way to create a blind hem on… Read more »

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    When constructing garments, it is important to finish seams so that the inside of a project looks just as professional as the outside. Ashley Hough shows you one way to do that by demonstrating how to sew a french seam. French Seam When learning how to sew a french seam, one of the hardest things… Read more »

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    The next time your kids get a hole at the knees of their pants – make a cute jeans patch to cover it rather than throw them away. Holly Willis shows you step-by-step how to make these fun patches from start to finish in this sewing tutorial. Jean Prep There isn’t a whole lot of… Read more »

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    Mitered corners are a great way to create professional looking results when sewing corners. Many times mitered corners are associated with quilts or other projects that are being finished with some kind of a binding. However, Stacy Grissom demonstrates how to create a mitered corner while doing a double fold hem around the edge of… Read more »

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    No matter what your sewing level may be, at some point or another you’ll have to sew on a button. Whether this is multiple buttons on a new garment or simply replacing a button on something off the rack, ZJ Humbach shares several tips that make sewing buttons quicker and easier. Types of Buttons There… Read more »

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