• Different Sewing Threads
    4:39

    ZJ Humbach discusses the way sewing threads have changed since she began sewing. Today, sewing threads have many different manufacturers, as well as a wide variety of colors and materials. ZJ shows us some different types of thread and the important characteristics of each.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sewing Tips
    11:55

    Ellen March presents ten expert sewing tips that you may not already know. See what techniques she demonstrates that you will find useful. Learn new sewing tips and see what other sewing experts are doing to create professional pieces. Check out more of our videos on sewing tips for more ideas!

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  • Disposing and Storing Sewing Needles
    1:32

    Leah Rybak shows you how to safely and properly dispose of broken needles. Find out how useful old medicine bottles or small shampoo containers can be when storing new needles or disposing old and broken ones. Related Article: Essential Sewing Tools and Supplies

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