• 17:58

    Painting your own fabric is an easy way to make your fabric unique. Nicole LaFoille demonstrates how to make your own stencils using freezer paper, to paint on fabric. In this sewing tutorial, Nicole walks you through all of the materials you will need and the step-by-step instruction for how to create stencils for fabric

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  • Sewing Needle Knowledge
    6:36

    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

    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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  • How to Sew Sequins
    17:05

    Sequins can be a fun way to add some sparkle to your garments, costumes, accessories, and other sewing projects! Although they may be fun to use, they can also be tricky to sew. Beth Bradley shows us the different types of sequins that can be used, and some basic pointers on how to use them

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  • Marking Tools and Pressing Tools
    14:02

    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

    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

    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 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 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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