• 24:33

    Shirt Upcycling: Combine Two Shirts for Added Length

    If you have a shirt that does not quite fit the way you want, rather than getting rid of it, consider upcycling it! Nicki LaFoille shows you how to combine two different shirts into one that fits perfectly. Shirt Upcycling Supplies Nicki begins by talking about the two different shirts that are going to be…

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    30:05

    Shoulder Seam Alteration

    A simple shoulder seam alteration to a shirt can add extra room in the armscye and neckline and even add length to the shirt. Learn how to make this alteration as Nicki LaFoille walks you through it step-by-step. Shoulder Seam Alteration on a Shirt Nicki begins by explaining what the shirt alteration is and showing…

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  • 35:10

    How to Sew a Hooded Cape

    A hooded cape can be a fun addition to any wardrobe and can be quick and easy to make in either child or adult size by drafting your own pattern. Nicki LaFoille shows you how to sew a hooded cape step-by-step. How to Sew a Hooded Cape Nicki begins by showing what the finished hooded…

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  • 37:32

    Split-Panel Skirt

    A split panel skirt is a fun, quick and easy project that can be dressed up or down, depending on occasion. Learn how to make a skirt to fit your size and desired length- Nicki LaFoille shows you how. Pattern Before you can learn how to make a skirt, you first need to know how…

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  • 41:36

    Draft A Tank Top Pattern

    Learning how to make a pattern from a shirt that you already like the fit of is a great way to get a pattern that you know will be the right size. Nicki LaFoille shows you how to draft a tank top pattern by tracing a tank top onto pattern paper. Make a Pattern Nicki…

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  • 35:47

    The Boxy Tee

    Making your own boxy tee pattern based on your own measurements and then sewing a boxy tee shirt from fun fabric of your choice can be quick and easy- Nicki LaFoille shows you how. Boxy Tee Pattern Nicki begins by showing how to create your own boxy tee pattern and explains some of the tools…

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  • 25:18

    How to Make a Shirred Skirt

    Creating a simple skirt with a shirred waistband can be quick and easy and only requires a rectangle of fabric and some elastic thread. Nicki LaFoille shows you how it’s done! Shirring In order to make this fun and easy skirt with a shirred waistband, you must first shirr the fabric. Nicki begins by explaining…

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  • 10:02

    Insta-Dress and Scrunchie

    Creating a complicated dress with several pieces is the type of sewing project we want to do sometimes—other times we want something quick and easy. ZJ Humbach shows you how to sew a simple dress using a fabric that does most of the work for you in this insta-dress tutorial. How to Sew a Simple…

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  • 34:03

    Sewing Necklines: Tips and Techniques

    Sewing necklines can often be the most difficult part of sewing a shirt or dress. ZJ Humbach shows you several tips for sewing necklines that can make the process much easier and help to ensure that you get a smooth, professional looking finished garment. Preparation and Sewing When sewing necklines, as with many other curved…

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