• 5:38

    Learn tips for how to wind a bobbin correctly every time, including how to hold your thread, what speed to wind at and what a good bobbin should look like. Sewing Basics for the Beginner After you first learn to sew one of the next steps in learning how to prepare a sewing machine is

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  • 3:50

    Going to a fabric store for the first time can be intimidating. Or, even if you’ve been many times, trying to find something new and different can be frustrating. Learn how to buy fabric, needles and thread, and discover the different varieties available. Fabric Learning how to buy fabric can help save you time and

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  • 2:44

    Fabric folding is a key element in keeping your sewing studio neat and organized. Tara Rex shares great fabric folding tips for both stacking and storing fabric as well as packing it in a tote for travel to a sewing retreat. Storage When it comes to storing fabric in a sewing studio, most of us

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  • 2:32

    Whether you are making yo-yos or planning out a rounded applique design, cutting circles can be a tedious process. Learn how to use a fabric circle cutter that makes cutting circles quick and easy. Tools When is comes to crafting and sewing shortcuts, there is usually a tool out there that can make a job

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  • 1:41

    When it comes to sewing, many people like to pre wash their fabrics. Whether you are washing a fabric that has many different colors on it or you want to wash multiple fabrics at once, Tara Rex shares with you a product that can prevent the colors in the fabric from running. Washing Fabric There

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  • 3:28

    Whether you are doing applique, or just prefer to use a fabric adhesive as an alternative to pins, Tara Rex shows you what product to use. She shares information on several different kinds of fabric adhesives, including fusible web, glue sticks and adhesive spray. Fusible Web Fusible web is a popular product to use when

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  • 1:08

    Whether you sew buttons onto projects using your machine or you do it by hand, there is still a need to secure any thread ends when you are done sewing buttons. Tara Rex shares a fun tip for how she likes to quickly and easily secure her thread ends. Sewing Buttons Tara shows that she

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  • 2:21

    Knowing and understanding the basic parts of a sewing machine can be very helpful in not only learning how to diagnose possible problems but in learning how to sew as well. Jessica Giardino explains all of the basic parts of a sewing machine and what they do. Sewing Machine Parts Once you learn the basic

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  • 5:20

    Thread breaks and tangles can be a frustrating aspect of hand sewing. ZJ Humbach shares several of her favorite products that both condition thread and help keep it tangle and break free. Beeswax Beeswax is one of ZJ’s favorite products to use when hand sewing. You can find it in many craft or sewing stores

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