• 4:31

    Using bias tape is a great way to finish off the edge of a project on anything from clothes to quilts. However it can be easy to miss an edge of the tape while stitching because it is a narrow strip of fabric and you can’t see both sides while stitching. Stacy Grissom shows you

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  • 4:00

    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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  • Sewing Bag Handles
    4:07

    Learning how to sew bag handles is an important part of any bag or purse project. The handles need to be tough enough to support the bag, but you still want them easy to sew. Stacy Grissom shows you a how to sew bag handles that are both sturdy and easy! How to Start First

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  • 1:04

    If you’re like most people with lots of sewing projects to finish, you want the best way to do things, but also the quickest and easiest way too. Tara Rex shares a few sewing tips on how she saves some time finishing edges on a quick pillow project. Tara shows how she finished the edges

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  • How to Hem Lightweight or Sheer Fabric
    2:41

    Lightweight or sheer fabrics can add a lot of dimension and fullness to a garment but can be tricky to finish. Both sheer fabric and most lightweight fabrics require a hem because they can ravel, so Beth Bradley shows you a great way to create a nice, clean narrow hem for these fabrics. Beth shows

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  • How to Sew Simple Side Seam Pockets
    14:10

    Whether a pattern calls for one or not a side seam pocket can be an easy addition to almost any pattern, and Beth Bradley shows you how! First Beth begins with what a side seam pocket is and what makes it an easy addition. Next, Beth moves on to how you go about adding the

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  • How to Sew Straps for a Bag or Purse
    2:13

    Make any purse or bag easy to grab-and-go by adding stiffness to the straps so they stand up on their own. Ellen March shows you several products that can help you achieve the strap stiffness you want that are also easy to use, either stitched in place or fused right to your fabric. Even if

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  • Sashiko Embroidery Techniques
    21:41

    Beth Bradley provides an overview and introduction to sashiko embroidery designs and techniques. Follow along as she walks you through the process from start to finish. She provides an overview of tools and floss recommendations, as well. Short on time? Beth shows off a specially-designed machine that will give you the sashiko embroidery look without

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  • Pillow Covers with Overlap Openings
    37:01

    Nicole LaFoille shows you how to sew a pillow cover with an opening in this sewing tutorial. Watch as she discusses and demonstrates the different ways in which you can sew a pillow cover, starting with the most basic overlap opening. Get started on a decorative throw pillow for your home, or for a friend

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