• 32:42

    Sprout Crinkle Paper Teether

    Babies love the sound of crinkle paper and love chewing on everything, especially when they’re teething. Rather than reusing household materials, Brenda recommends ordering crinkle material specifically designed for crafting, because it’s machine washable and durable. Find the link to the crinkle paper Brenda used in the full written instructions. You’ll also need a wooden…

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    Infant Dress Pattern

    Stitch a cute summer dress for a child, using the pattern with sizes ranging from infant dress pattern up to size 8. Use trim in rainbow colors to create a unique bodice with fluttery ruffled clouds. Brenda K.B. Anderson shows you how! Download the infant dress sewing pattern. For skirt and strap measurements for each…

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  • Modern hexagon blocks
    26:06

    Modern Hexagon Blocks

    Learn how to adapt quilting techniques to add hexagon blocks to your sewing projects. No quilting knowledge is necessary to easily create hexagon appliques to attach to any project. Ashley Hough demonstrates this hexagon English paper piecing method. Acrylic templates make cutting out perfect hexagons fast and easy. In addition to acrylic templates, pre-cut paper…

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  • Canadian smocking
    18:56

    Canadian Smocking

    Learn how to use the Canadian smocking technique to create a beautiful woven effect for pillows and other sewing projects. Begin with a piece of fabric 50-60% larger than the desired finished piece. There are many varieties of Canadian smocking textures. Some patterns don’t shrink symmetrically; check to be sure you begin with a large…

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  • Seams on leather
    20:05

    Decorative Ways to Seam Leather

    You can stitch leather using a typical home sewing machine, no heavy-duty machine is required. Ashley Hough teaches you seaming techniques for any leather project that are both functional and decorative, using a combination of machine and hand stitching. Leather can typically be found in packages of small pieces in craft and fabric stores. Ashley…

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  • Blue and white striped shorts
    1:01:03

    Bound Shorts Pattern

    Get your spring and summer wardrobe ready with these cute, comfy shorts. Follow along with Ashley Hough as she shows you how to sew elastic waistband shorts using French seams. Download the pattern for shorts with an elastic waist and print. Shorts Before you learn how to sew shorts with an elastic waist, Ashley gives…

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  • Flower fabric accordion pouch
    51:52

    Sew an Accordion Pouch

    Learn how to sew a pouch using denim, cotton, and a magnetic closure. Seven different pockets create this expandable accordion pouch. Fabric Ashley discusses other fabric options for this accordion pouch, including tips for stabilizing quilter’s cotton to use instead of denim. From the outer and lining fabric, cut three 8”x16” and one 8”x21” rectangle.…

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  • Milk and cookie fabric pajama pants
    19:54

    Flannel Pajama Pants

    Learn how to make pajama pants using a pair you already own as a template. Whether for yourself or your kiddos, this diy pajama pants tutorial is quick and easy. Emily Steffen shows you how to make pajama pants without a pattern. Emily demonstrates how to fold and align the original pants on your fabric,…

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  • Sewn horse plushie
    28:32

    Animal Plushie

    Learn how to sew a stuffed animal using a horse plush pattern— Emily Steffen shows you how, plus tips and tricks to make sewing this project fun and easy! Getting Started Download the stuffed animal sewing pattern. Template 1 Template 2 From fabric, cut one body pair, one gusset pair and two ear pairs. From…

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