• Tips to Sewing with Directional Patterns
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    Sewing with directional patterns on fabric can be tricky, especially when it comes to garments. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for how to work with directional prints and shows how to lay out a shirt pattern on a fun fabric print. Patterns The first step to successfully sewing a garment from a commercial pattern is… Read more »

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  • A-Line Skirt: Make an Easy A Line Skirt Pattern
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    Skirts can be great quick and easy garment sewing projects. In this tutorial, learn how to draft an A line skirt pattern based on your own measurements and then make a bias cut skirt with a fold over elastic waistband- Ellen March shows you how. Pattern Before you can sew or cut out any fabric… Read more »

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    Terry cloth is a nice, soft fabric often used to make towels and robes. While some may find this fabric tricky to work with, Jessica Giardino shows you how easy it can be and shares some helpful tips along the way. Then she shows you how to use the fabric and make a fun spa… Read more »

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  • map quilt
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    Using up small scraps of fabric can sometimes be tricky. Odds are they aren’t all from the same project, so they may not match. In this map quilt project, see how to use fabrics of all colors and prints together in one fun quilted home decor piece- Ashley Hough shows you how. Download USA map… Read more »

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    Felt is a fun and easy fabric to work with because it comes in a variety of colors, is easy to work with and doesn’t require any edge finishing. In this video learn how to make felt pillows with fun flower centers- Ashley Hough shows you how. Download flower petal pattern here Felt Fabric Felt… Read more »

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    When planning out a tote bag pattern, one of the most important thing to consider is the tote bag straps. Depending on what you are intending the bag to be used for, you want to make sure they are nice and sturdy. ZJ Humbach shows how to make tote bag straps from one long continuous… Read more »

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    When it comes to adjusting the tension on a sewing machine, most manufacturers recommend starting with the needle tension first and rarely adjusting the bobbin tension. However, small adjustment to the bobbin tension can be made and are fairly easy, ZJ Humbach shows you how. Types of Bobbins There are two main types of bobbins… Read more »

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    Creating a fabric frame can be a great way to highlight a certain fabric motif or finish off the edges of a project. Jessica Giardino shows you how to make fun fabric frames for your next sewing project. Math This fabric frame technique is fairly quick and easy to sew, however it does require a… Read more »

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    Learn how to make a quick and easy cord keeper from small scraps of fabric, Stacy Grissom shows you how. Supplies to Make a Cord Keeper For this project, all you need are some fabric scraps, interfacing and a piece of velcro. Stacy explains what size of rectangle to cut your fabric to make a… Read more »

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