• 14:34

    Rod Pocket Valance

    Window treatments are a great home enhancement sewing project. While there are many different styles of window treatments that can be made, rod pocket valances can come together fairly quickly and easily. ZJ Humbach shows how to sew a rod pocket valance. Sewing a Rod Pocket Valance ZJ starts showing how to sew a rod…

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  • 20:07

    How to Sew a Pinch-Pleated Valance

    Making your own window treatments is a great way to add color and your own personal style to your home. While there are many different window treatment options, from drapes to valences to making simple curtains, ZJ Humbach shows you how to make a window treatment with perfect, evenly spaced pleats in this pinch pleated…

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  • 13:03

    How to Sew a Felt Puzzle

    Sewing projects for babies and kids are not only fun gift ideas, but they can be great ways to get older kids interested in sewing. In this step-by-step tutorial, Ashley Hough shows you how to make a felt puzzle that is a combination of standard straight and zig-zag sewing and applique. Supplies and Sewing To…

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  • What Size Bobbins Do I Need?
    13:24

    What Size Bobbins Do I Need?

    While most sewing machines come with a bobbin or two when you purchase them, you may want to buy extra or have the need to replace them at some point in the future. ZJ Humbach explains that there are many different types, styles, and sizes of bobbins available and discusses why it is important to…

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  • 17:06

    Sewing an Adjustable Crib Skirt

    Whether you are expecting a little one and are sewing projects for a nursery or you are looking for projects to sew for babies for a fun baby shower gift, an adjustable crib skirt could be perfect. With this project you will be able to continue using the skirt as you lower or adjust the…

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  • 13:32

    Quilt as You Go: How to Create a Decorative Hot Pad

    Machine quilting for beginners can be intimidating if you have never done any kind of quilting in the past, or you consider your skills to be more sewing oriented than quilting. However, there are several fun quilting methods, including one known as quilt as you go, that allows you to do basic straight line stitching…

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  • 14:23

    Applying Bias Tape to Edges and Mitering Corners

    Bias tape is a great way to finish the edges of a project, whether you are making something as large as a quilt or as small as a placemat. Learn different techniques for applying bias tape, including different methods for single and double fold tape- Ashley Hough shows you how. Tips to Applying Bias Tape…

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  • 6:14

    Favorite Tools: Applique Pressing Sheet

    An applique pressing sheet can be a very helpful tools when it comes to building and applying appliques. ZJ Humbach shares her favorite applique pressing sheet and shows how to use it. Applique Tips Depending on the applique design you are creating, there could be multiple small pieces required. Having a way to assemble those…

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  • 12:30

    How to Sew Piping

    Adding piping into a garment or home decor project can give a more decorative, professional finish. Ashley Hough shows you how to sew piping along straight edges, curved edges, corners as well as shows how to join the ends of piping. Piping Before she shows how to sew piping, Ashley explains some of the different…

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