• 3:04

    Learn what the best fabric markers and other fabric pens are for adding fun drawings to your next project. Whether you want to spice up an old pair of jeans or add a personal message to a baby shower or wedding party gift, Tara Rex shows you what to use and how easy it can

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  • Straight Grain
    4:51

    Finding the straight grain of fabric is important to do before beginning a project. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for finding the straight of grain in different fabrics. Understanding Fabric There are several area of fabric that are important to be familiar with. When you purchase fabric off of a bolt there will be a

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  • Cover Stitch
    5:24

    T-shirts, sportswear and other commercial garments made from knit fabrics are generally finished using a cover stitch machine. While you can purchase a cover stitch machine for home use, Holly Willis shows you how to achieve the same finished look using a standard sewing machine. Cover stitch A cover stitch is a double line of

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  • Making Greeting Cards
    7:12

    Whether it’s a simple greeting, a thank you or a specific holiday, cards are perfect for any occasion. Jessica Giardino shows you how making greeting cards can be a fun, quick and easy project. Embellishments Making greeting cards is not only a great way to add a personal touch the next time you send one,

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  • 6:49

    Between work, family and other tasks that need to be done, finding time to sew can be difficult. ZJ Humbach shares some of her tips on how to set aside time to sew. Make it a Priority Making sewing a priority can help you in finding time to sew. By elevating sewing to the same

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  • 7:29

    Ruffles are a great way to add texture to any project-from home decor to garments. Ashley Hough shows you how to sew ruffles several ways. Random Ruffles One of the great things about ruffles is that you get to decide how you want them to look. You can create non-uniform ruffles by simply lengthening the

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  • 17:54

    Decorator fabrics come in a variety of colors, prints and weights and are perfect for home decor projects. ZJ Humbach shares some of her tips for working with decorator fabrics including explaining fabric markings, showing how to measure the proper width, how to align pattern repeats and more. Markings Most fabrics, whether they are decorator

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  • Sewing Zippers
    1:39

    Sewing zippers can be the trickiest part of any sewing project. Stacy Grissom shows how to make zippers a little easier with the help of basting tape. Basting tape is a double sided adhesive that can adhere to most fabrics and easily hold them in place for stitching, eliminating the need for pins. Stacy explains

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  • Fabric Tips: Sewing Fleece
    5:21

    Fleece can be a great fabric to work with and in this video ZJ Humbach shares with you why sewing fleece is one of her favorites! At 60 inches wide it’s one of the more cost effective fabrics to buy, it’s warm and lightweight, and has the added benefit of not raveling. This not only

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