• 10:03

    Creating Continuous Bias Binding

    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…

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  • How to Sew a Blind Hem Stitch on a Sewing Machine
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    How to Sew a Blind Hem Stitch on a Sewing Machine

    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. In this video, Nicki LaFoille shows you how to accomplish this. Tools and Preparation Using a blind hem stitch on your machine can be a simple way…

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    How to Hem a Skirt

    Aurora Sisneros teaches you how to hem a skirt as well as provides helpful tips and techniques on hemming a skirt. Learn how to ensure your skirt is the same length in the front and in the back. Also, find out the importance of having a friend available to assist you in the process of…

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  • French Seam Sewing Tips for Your Next Project
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    French Seam Sewing Tips for Your Next Project

    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…

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  • 4:39

    Sewing Corners With a Double-Fold Hem

    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…

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  • Cover Stitch
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    Double Needle Mock Cover Stitch for Knits

    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…

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  • 4:00

    Sewing with Wool: Seam Finishes

    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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  • 1:04

    Sewing Tips: Easy Edge Finishing

    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
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    How to Hem Lightweight or Sheer Fabric

    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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