• 1:18

    One of the great things about patchwork sewing is that you get to make up the patterns and fabric placement as you go. However, this means that you may not be pinning your fabric beforehand, but rather adding small pieces of fabric under your presser foot as you go. It can become time consuming to

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  • 10:01

    There are many different routes to take when it comes to deciding where to buy a sewing machine. ZJ Humbach takes you through many of these options and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each option. Keep these helpful hints in mind next time you’re looking for a new sewing machine!

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  • How to Gather Fabric when Sewing
    7:18

    In this video, you will learn how to gather fabric for a sewing project. Gathering is a technique that is typically used when making ruffles. ZJ Humbach demonstrates a technique that she uses to make the painful task of gathering a bit easier by using waxed dental floss and a zigzag stitch on her sewing

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  • Tips for Buying a Sewing Machine
    18:36

    In this video, ZJ Humbach shares some helpful tips for buying a sewing machine. There are many things to take into consideration when determining which type of machine will be the best for you. ZJ discusses some of the features that she feels every sewer would benefit from having, as well as some advantages of

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  • Sewing Room Safety
    5:15

    Sometimes we may not realize some of the dangers that are right in our own sewing room. ZJ Humbach talks about some of the unsafe practices that we may find in our sewing area, and teaches us how to avoid unnecessary injuries. Watch and learn what we can do as sewers to make sure our

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  • 10:06

    Using vintage sewing patterns can be a fun and unique way to incorporate different designs into your sewing projects. Follow along as Jill Case shows you some helpful tips and tricks to using vintage sewing patterns and preserving those patterns to help make them last! Related Article: Sewing Vintage Fabric and Notions

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  • Sewing Tips and Tricks to Prevent Bunching of Fabric
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    Here is a quick tip from sewer Leah Rybak on how to keep excess fabric from interfering with your sewing or embroidering project. Prevent bunching of bulky fabric by simply using a few safety pins to pin back that excess.

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  • 1:00

    Ashley Hough presents a quick and easy tip for pillow stuffing in this sewing video. Simply take your pillow insert and place into a plastic bag, and see how much easier it is to stuff into your pillow cover! If you enjoy sewing your own pillows, this quick tip is for you!

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  • How to Organize Your Sewing Supplies
    1:53

    Leah Rybak gives us some tips on how we can be more organized with our embroidery and sewing supplies. By simply using hair ties, we can organize and color code our supplies. Watch this quick sewing tip and learn some simple tricks for organizing your own sewing supplies.

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