• NSC 013799f_R4483U_c Continuous Bias Binding
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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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    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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  • Cover Stitch
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    T-shirts, sportswear and other commercial garments made from knit fabrics are generally finished using a cover stitch machine. While you can purchase a cover stitch machine for home use, Holly Willis shows you how to achieve the same finished look using a standard sewing machine. Cover stitch A cover stitch is a double line of… 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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    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… Read more »

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  • How to Hem Lightweight or Sheer Fabric
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    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… Read more »

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    Aurora Sisneros presents new techniques for hemming your jeans. Learn helpful tricks to sewing through thick parts in the jean and find out how beneficial it can be to have a friend available to speed up the process. Use these awesome tips when you are hemming your own jeans. Related Article: Top 5 Tips for… Read more »

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