• Circle Template Creation | National Sewing Circle
    4:41

    If you have ever tried to make your own pattern from a tutorial, you know that it can be a struggle without pattern pieces. Stacy Grissom shows us what she did in this situation, when she needed a 5-inch circle. Watch this quick tip on how you can create your own circle pattern – it…

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  • Time to Fussy Cut | National Sewing Circle
    2:53

    Sometimes we want to use one specific pattern from within a large piece of fabric. In this video, Stacy Grissom teaches you how to achieve this effect with the fussy cutting technique. She shows you how to use this sewing technique for your own sewing projects, and demonstrates fussy cutting with a fun sunglasses case…

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  • buttonholes
    3:57

    Cutting open buttonholes can be tricky, no matter what size or style. ZJ Humbach shows you how to easily cut open buttonholes using a buttonhole cutter. Types of Cutters Buttonhole cutters come in two main types — straight and circular. The straight buttonhole cutter is typically found in a standard 12 mm size, or roughly…

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    If you’re thinking about buying a new sewing machine, this is the video for you. Kristin Tabor shares three basic questions that we should ask ourselves when beginning the sewing machine buying process. Depending on what type of sewer you are, your skill level, and the amount you are willing to spend, this video will…

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  • Seam Allowance
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    For many sewers, working with a serger can be intimidating and challenging at first. Stacy Grissom gives us some tips on getting our seam allowances to be even while using a serger. Watch as Stacy demonstrates these tricks, and learn how to get the best seam allowance possible for your next sewing project. New to…

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    If you have a pattern that you love to use over and over again, this quick tip is for you. Jessica Giardino tells us how we can stabilize our favorite sewing patterns so that they will stay around for a long time. Jessica gives us two quick options for stabilizing patterns in this sewing tutorial.

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    Chevron print is one of today’s biggest fabric trends. Learn how to make your own Chevron print fabric with this sewing tutorial by Ellen March. This fun project is as simple as piecing together fabric squares into a Chevron pattern, to make your own unique fabric design. Use your Chevron fabric to create a new…

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  • 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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    If you have trouble threading your sewing needle here is a helpful tip! Ashley Hough works with you and provides a helpful technique for threading a sewing needle correctly by using Chapstick. Go through each step with Ashley and see how this technique ensures a more successful threading experience!

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