• 13:29

    Mitering Any Degree Corner

    A perfect mitered turn isn’t limited to only 90-degree angles. Ashley Hough shows you how to miter any angle. Mitered Corners Ashley begins by explaining that an easy mitered corner is generally done on a quilt, table runner, placemat, or other flat projects, and that these projects are usually squares or rectangles. Having a 90-degree…

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    14:53

    Tips for Interchanging Knits and Woven Patterns

    The majority of commercial sewing patterns are written for either knit or woven fabric, however Nicki LaFoille gives tips on how the two fabric types can be combined or interchanged as well as gives tips on how to sew different fabrics together. How to Sew Different Fabrics Together Nicki begins by showing examples of different…

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  • 19:37

    DIY Wrist Wallet

    A wrist wallet can be an easy way to carry a key, some cash, or a card while out and about, especially if you are doing something that requires your hands to be free. Nicki LaFoille shows you step-by-step how to make a wrist wallet from knit fabric, complete with a zipper. Wrist Wallet Sewing…

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  • 24:51

    How to Use a Buttonhole Foot

    Button closures can be added to everything from garments to accessories and even fun home decor projects. Using a buttonhole foot on your machine can be a quick and easy way to accurately stitch buttonholes that will be the correct size for any button. Nicki LaFoille shows step-by-step how to attach, set up, and use…

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  • 24:33

    Shirt Upcycling: Combine Two Shirts for Added Length

    If you have a shirt that does not quite fit the way you want, rather than getting rid of it, consider upcycling it! Nicki LaFoille shows you how to combine two different shirts into one that fits perfectly. Shirt Upcycling Supplies Nicki begins by talking about the two different shirts that are going to be…

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    30:05

    Shoulder Seam Alteration

    A simple shoulder seam alteration to a shirt can add extra room in the armscye and neckline and even add length to the shirt. Learn how to make this alteration as Nicki LaFoille walks you through it step-by-step. Shoulder Seam Alteration on a Shirt Nicki begins by explaining what the shirt alteration is and showing…

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  • 27:38

    How to Sew a Simple Luggage Tag

    Luggage tags are a quick and easy project that can help make locating your checked bags quick and easy! Learn how to make a luggage tag as Nicki LaFoille walks you through the process step-by-step. How to Make a Luggage Tag Materials & Supplies Nicki begins by explaining what kinds of materials and supplies will…

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  • 30:13

    Improve Your Sewing With These Tips & Tricks

    Whether you have been sewing for years or are just getting into it, learning new tips and tricks can help you save time and improve your techniques. Learn some of Nicki LaFoille’s favorite sewing tips and tricks. Sewing Tips and Tricks One of the first tips that Nicki shares is the importance of keeping an…

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  • 35:10

    How to Sew a Hooded Cape

    A hooded cape can be a fun addition to any wardrobe and can be quick and easy to make in either child or adult size by drafting your own pattern. Nicki LaFoille shows you how to sew a hooded cape step-by-step. How to Sew a Hooded Cape Nicki begins by showing what the finished hooded…

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