• Choose the Right Sewing Scissors
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    Choose the Right Sewing Scissors

    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
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    Using Fusible Interfacing to Make Patterns Last Longer

    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
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    Sewing with Laminated Fabrics

    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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  • How to Alter Sewing Patterns for Shorts and Pants
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    How to Alter Sewing Patterns for Shorts and Pants

    Watch as Ellen March shows you how to make a pair of comfy lounge pants!  She shows us how to start with a commercial pattern for pants or shorts,  and modify the pattern to a new style. Learn how to use an existing pattern and modify it to be exactly what you want it to…

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  • How to make a circle skirt
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    How to Make a Circle Skirt

    Making a circle skirt is a fun and easy project! Beth Bradley provides helpful tips and techniques for making your own circle skirt. Find out the benefits of using a light weight fabric and see what other materials you will need to make your circle skirt. Go through each step with Beth and start sewing…

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  • Small Bust adjustment
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    Small Bust Adjustment

    Jill Case takes you through the process of making a small bust adjustment. Learn how to measure your bust size properly with two critical measurements. See what tools and/or materials you will need to make a small bust adjustment. Also, find out the importance of marking your bust apex point! Fit more comfortably in your…

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  • Sewing Slant Pockets
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    Sewing Slant Pockets

    Stephanie Ohnmacht provides specific tips and techniques for making a slant pocket in this video. You’ll learn how to spice up standard patterns with the added convenience and flair of a side seam pocket. Stephanie also shows you some examples of how you can add a pop of color to your slant pockets. Related Article:…

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  • Using Soap as a Marking Pen
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    Using Soap as a Marking Pen

    Have you ever ran out of tailor chalk or lost your tailor chalk in the middle of a sewing project? If so, Leah Rybak shows you how using a bar of soap as a marking pen is a great and simple alternative! See an awesome example for using this technique and learn how to efficiently…

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  • How to Prevent Sewing Thread Breakage
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    How to Prevent Sewing Thread Breakage

    Aurora Sisneros provides helpful tips and techniques for preventing sewing thread breakage. Find out how to put moisture into your older thread by just a few household items. See how simple it is to strengthen your thread! Related Article: Keep Your Thread Long and Strong

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