• 9:38

    Having multiple bobbins prewound with thread and ready to go can help keep a sewing project moving along smoothly. Ashley Hough shows you several ways to store your bobbins, both with and without thread and also shares a quick and easy way you can transfer thread from one bobbin to another. Bobbin Transfer Many people…

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  • 26:47

    Finding a summer dress that fits your specific body measurements perfectly can be tricky- so this year, make one instead! Ashley Hough shares pattern drafting tips and shows you how to draft an easy summer dress pattern based on your own measurements. Measurements The first, and most important part in pattern drafting is taking your…

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  • 12:31

    Sequin fabric can look wonderful when added to a garment or home decor project, however it can be difficult to work with. Ashley Hough gives you tips for sewing sequin fabric that will make cutting out and working with the fabric much easier. Sequin Types When sewing sequin fabric, it is important to know what…

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  • 3:20

    Many people tend to shy away from hand stitching because of either the length of time it takes to complete the stitching or the difficulty of ensuring that the stitches look nice and even. Ashley Hough shares a fun hand stitching tip that makes accurately spacing your hand sewing stitches quicker and easier. The Right…

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  • 12:31

    Baby taggies are great gift ideas to sew for babies, either your own or to give as a baby shower gift. Ashley Hough shows you how to make cute sports themed taggies. Fabric and Supplies For these baby taggies, Ashley shows how to make them using minky fabric and ribbon. While minky fabric is shown…

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  • 25:38

    DIY throw pillows are great ways to either add to your decor or someone else’s by giving them as a gift. Learn how to make a fun pillow in the shape of a Scrabble game board that you can personalize and customize to fit any room. Plan Ahead The trickiest part of this DIY throw…

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  • 20:59

    Cooler weather leads to sweaters and scarves- learn how to make a cowl scarf from flannel fabric complete with bound buttonholes and large buttons. Cowl In this tutorial you will see how to make a cowl scarf from flannel fabric while learning how to properly cut out and sew together stips of flannel as well…

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  • 5:49

    Pattern grading can be an easy way to change the size of a pattern piece. Ashley Hough shows you how to grade a commercial pattern piece in order to increase the size. Tools Pattern grading in general does not require any fancy tools. You simply need paper that is larger than the current pattern piece…

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  • 15:44

    Shoulder pads have been in and out of style throughout the years. Jill Case will show you several types, explains how they can complement your figure and then show you how to make shoulder pads. Types of Shoulder Pads Not all shoulder pads are the same. Some shoulder pads are very thin and provide only…

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