• Sewing Needle Knowledge
    6:36

    Sewing Needle Knowledge

    The sewing needle is often overlooked, although it is one of the most important pieces of a sewing project. In this video, ZJ Zumbach will teach us some important tips about needles, including how long they should be used before being replaced, and how to know which type of needle is best for each sewing…

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  • No More Tangled Thread
    1:52

    No More Tangled Thread

    One of the biggest annoyances of hand sewing is getting thread all tangled up. Leah Rybak gives us a helpful tip to help prevent this problem. Using beeswax helps the thread from sticking together and makes hand sewing a much more enjoyable experience.

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  • Marking Tools and Pressing Tools
    14:02

    Marking Tools and Pressing Tools

    Marking and pressing are two of the most important aspects of sewing. Ellen March teaches us about some useful sewing tools that can make these things a bit easier and less of a hassle for sewers. Watch this video tutorial to become more efficient with marking and pressing your sewing projects today!

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  • Choose the Right Sewing Scissors
    4:47

    Choose the Right Sewing Scissors

    Sewers and woodworkers have one thing alike – we need the right tools for the right job. One of the most important tools for sewers that we overlook is the scissors. ZJ Humbach shows us all of the different types of sewing scissors and what each is used for – from shears for fabric cutting…

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  • using fusible interfacing to make patterns last longer
    1:43

    Using Fusible Interfacing to Make Patterns Last Longer

    There are some patterns in sewing that we use over and over again. Stacy Grissom shows us an easy to way to make your sewing patterns last longer by using lightweight fusible interfacing. Simply fuse to the back of your pattern with an iron, and your paper patterns will last much longer!

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  • reverse applique and t shirt applique ideas
    12:36

    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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  • Sewing with Laminated Fabrics
    2:33

    Sewing with Laminated Fabrics

    Sewing with laminated fabrics can be very fun, but also challenging as the fabrics tend to be very sticky. Aurora Sisneros shows us a few tricks to help us work with sticky fabric and how to set up your sewing machine to prepare for working with these types of fabrics.

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  • Tips for DIY Binding
    20:20

    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 a 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…

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