• Sewing Machine Maintenance Tips
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    Sewing Machine Maintenance Tips

    Jessica Giardino provides helpful tips on how to perform maintenance on your own sewing machine. Learn how to make repairs to your machine at home to save money and stitch happily. Find out how often you should perform maintenance on your machine as well as what tools you may need to help clean your sewing…

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  • How to Use a Seam Ripper
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    How to Use a Seam Ripper

    Megan Smith teaches you how to use a seam ripper properly without creating holes or tears in your fabrics. Learn the most efficient ways to use your seam ripper as well as see what seam rippers work best for specific projects. Related Article: Essential Sewing Tools and Supplies

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  • 7:51

    Using Steam-A-Seam

    In this video, ZJ Humbach demonstrates how Steam-A-Seam can be extremely helpful in your everyday sewing projects. Use it with applique or to create a hem that you don’t have to sew! Watch this video for tips and tricks on how to use Steam-A-Seam in all your sewing projects.

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  • 1:39

    Testing Sewing Machine Embroidery Patterns

    Old T-shirts make a great piece of fabric for testing out your sewing machine stitches. In this video, Leah Rybeck demonstrates a quick and easy trick for testing a sewing machine embroidery pattern before you start your next project.

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  • Quick Tip: How to Store Bobbins
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    How to Store Bobbins

    When it comes to sewing, no one likes to have to stop in the middle of a project to wind a new bobbin. This is why it is handy to have several pre-wound bobbins available during each project. ZJ Humbach shares several ways of how to store bobbins so you will always have one available.…

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  • 7:34

    How to Prepare a Sewing Machine

    Aurora Sisneros demonstrates and teaches you the process of correctly preparing your machine for sewing by walking you through each step. Learn how to prevent future damage to your machine as well as what each part of your machine is called. Use these step by step instructions to get your very own machine ready to…

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  • 11:15

    Reverse Applique Tutorial

    Ashley Briggs demonstrates how to make reverse applique as well as how to add elements to your projects through utilizing reverse applique. Use these helpful tips and techniques to advance your projects and create a successful product. Ashley demonstrates how to apply reverse applique to a bag. Find out how to properly stitch your applique…

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  • Tips to Sewing with Directional Patterns
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    Tips to Sewing with Directional Patterns

    Sewing with directional patterns on fabric can be tricky, especially when it comes to garments. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for how to work with directional prints and shows how to lay out a shirt pattern on a fun fabric print. Patterns The first step to successfully sewing a garment from a commercial pattern is…

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  • Build a Sewing Library
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    Tips to Building a Sewing Library

    Whether you want to refresh your memory on an old sewing technique or you want to learn something new, having a sewing library can be a great help. ZJ Humbach explains the importance of a good range of sewing books, shares some of her favorites and gives tips for how to start to build a…

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