• 1:18

    Make Patchwork Sewing Easier and Safer

    One of the great things about patchwork sewing is that you get to make up the patterns and fabric placement as you go. However, this means that you may not be pinning your fabric beforehand, but rather adding small pieces of fabric under your presser foot as you go. It can become time consuming to…

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  • How To Thread a Needle
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    How to Thread a Needle with Ease

    Needle threaders can come in a variety of sizes, from thick to thin, to accommodate whatever your project may be. Thinner wire threaders are great for basic hand sewing and embroidery thread, but if you’re using something heavier like yarn, consider a floss threader or a thicker wire threader. Threaders can even be found with multiple tools in one, sure to fit any media and any size needle eye you may be working with.

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  • How to Gather Fabric when Sewing
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    How to Gather Fabric When Sewing

    In this video, you will learn how to gather fabric for a sewing project. Gathering is a technique that is typically used when making ruffles. ZJ Humbach demonstrates a technique that she uses to make the painful task of gathering a bit easier by using waxed dental floss and a zigzag stitch on her sewing…

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  • Time to Fussy Cut | National Sewing Circle
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    How to Fussy Cut

    Sometimes we want to use one specific pattern from within a large piece of fabric. In this video, Stacy Grissom teaches you how to achieve this effect with the fussy cutting technique. She shows you how to use this sewing technique for your own sewing projects, and demonstrates fussy cutting with a fun sunglasses case…

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  • 0:32

    Threading a Sewing Needle with Chapstick

    If you have trouble threading your sewing needle here is a helpful tip! Ashley Hough works with you and provides a helpful technique for threading a sewing needle correctly by using Chapstick. Go through each step with Ashley and see how this technique ensures a more successful threading experience!

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  • 1:52

    Sewing Tips: Fusing Interfacing to Fabric

    Make interfacing your best friend with this sewing tutorial by Aurora Sisneros. Aurora shows how we can use a steam press iron to easily fuse interfacing to fabric. Make several layers within minutes – and use these layers to create a trendy weekender bag!

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  • reverse applique and t shirt applique ideas
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    Reverse Applique and T-Shirt Applique Ideas

    Reverse applique can be a great way to add embellishments to your sewing projects. Nicole LaFoille walks you through a couple of reverse applique projects – but with a twist! Watch as she shows you how to make fun and unique decorative pillows, as well as t-shirt applique ideas using this technique.

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  • Tips for DIY Binding
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    Tips for DIY Binding

    Ellen March goes through each critical step with you for making your very own bias binding. Learn how to find the exact yardage you will need for making your own binding. Also, see how to match your project perfectly with your customized bias binding. Advance in your sewing skills by creating your very own bias…

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  • Using Soap as a Marking Pen
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    Using Soap as a Marking Pen

    Have you ever ran out of tailor chalk or lost your tailor chalk in the middle of sewing project? If so, Leah Rybak shows you how using a bar of soap as a marking pen is a great and simple alternative! See an awesome example for using this technique and learn how to efficiently break…

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