• Beaded neckline
    21:29

    Upcycle T-Shirt Project: Sew a Beaded Neckline

    There are many ways to dress up a simple t-shirt. Ashley Hough shares a fun way to upcycle a t-shirt by adding a simple beaded neckline. Upcycle T-Shirt Supplies For this method of upcycling a t-shirt you will need a t-shirt, preferably one with a banded neckline, beads and a hand sewing needle. Ashley explains…

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  • Quilting
    5:08

    Stitch in the Ditch Quilting

    Stitch in the ditch quilting is a subtle way to quilt because the stitching is somewhat hidden. The stitching is done in the ‘ditches’ which are the seams between two pieces of fabric. Ashley Hough demonstrates how to do stitch in the ditch quilting and shows how to make it easier by using a special…

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  • Adding lace to a shirt
    17:38

    T-Shirt Upcycle: Adding Lace to a Shirt

    Lace isn’t only used on fancy dresses or home decor projects—it can be added to a basic t-shirt with side seams as an easy way to dress it up! Learn how to create a lacy tee in this video with Ashley Hough. Supplies and Preparation To do this fun upcycle of adding lace to a…

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  • Rotary cutters and scissors
    3:33

    Rotary Cutters vs. Scissors

    Many people think scissors should be used for sewing and rotary cutters should be used for quilting. Ashley Hough explains why that doesn’t always have to be the case. Scissors and Snips Depending on how you learned to sew, you may have simply adopted whichever tool your teacher used as your go-to tool without learning…

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  • Felt color cards
    14:17

    DIY Quiet Book

    Quiet books are great projects to make for your own little ones or to give as gifts. Learn how to make your own DIY quiet book with felt pages complete with eyelet holes to easily secure all of the pages together- Ashley Hough shows you how. Supplies For this DIY quiet book all you need…

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  • Hand stitching
    3:20

    The Only Hand Stitching Tip You Need for Accurate Spacing

    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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  • Handmade Christmas ornamanets
    12:58

    Sewing Handmade Christmas Ornaments

    Handmade Christmas ornaments are a great way to add a personal touch to your Christmas tree or give as a gift. Ashley Hough shows you how to make several different handmade Christmas ornaments, a perfect holiday gift idea, embellished with decorative hand stitching and beads. Fabric and Supplies These fun and easy handmade Christmas ornaments are…

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