• How to Shorten a Zipper
    6:05

    Jackie Pacitti provides helpful tips and techniques for shortening a zipper for a zipper pouch. Find out how to add beautiful accents and tabs to your zipper pouches. See what materials you need as well as specific materials that work best. Have fun making zipper pouches and use these awesome tips today to advance your

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  • Sewing Machine Maintenance Tips
    12:14

    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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  • 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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  • How to Use a Seam Ripper
    6:17

    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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  • How to Sew A Pillow & Sewing Perfect Corners
    12:52

    Nicole LaFoille teaches you how to sew a pillow, discusses different types of pillows and shows you how to perfect the corners. You can make a knife edge pillow by stitching two fabric panels together along the edge, and a box edge pillow by joining a front and back panel with a continuous side panel

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  • How to Make a Custom Strip Skirt
    13:54

    Homemade strip skirts are great projects for sewers of all ages and skill levels. The technique isn’t too challenging, and there’s plenty of room to get creative with your fabric and pattern choices. In this free video lesson, expert seamstress Ellen March teaches you how to make a fun and elegant strip skirt with an

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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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  • How to Sew a Makeup Bag
    16:07

    Ellen March teaches you step-by-step how to create a makeup brush holder with laminated cottons. The material can be sticky, so she introduces you to the walking foot and a teflon coated foot that will make your sewing process easier. You will learn tricks like using tape for pocket placement, gluing the velcro flap, and

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  • How to Sew a Headband
    14:48

    Kristin Tabor gives step-by-step instructions to make a headband without using elastic…

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