What is a seam allowance? Watch this 2 minute video to find out.
There is more than one way to secure the ends of a seamline. Watch this video to learn three ways to secure seam ends.
Learn how to sew a plain seam in this video.
In this video, we will walk you through how to thread a sewing machine. Please check the manual for your machine for detailed instructions.
Learn how to create professional looking tucks in your sewing project the easy way!
In this video, we share some simple tricks that will make gathering fabric simple and easy.
Learn how to create a zig-zag seam finish on your sewing project.
Learn how to create a straight stitch seam finish on your sewing project.
Learn two tips when cutting and marking fabric.
Melding, or setting stitches after sewing a seam is important to create beautiful seams in projects.
When reading sewing pattern instructions, it will say to “intersect” or “cross” seams. This short video shows you how to intersect seams.
What does it mean when pattern instructions say to press open the seam? This short video will tell you what you need to know.
As we sew, so shall we rip. Removing parts of seams is a normal part of sewing. Through this short video, learn how to properly remove stitches from a seam so as not to cause any damage to the fabric.
Last week I told you I’d share my final blog of the year with another new sewing technique I’ll be sharing with members. I have been frustrated all my sewing life with the way cuffs are done. The intersection between the placket and cuff are not smooth and even. This, and the collar stand, had […]
Do you read pattern sewing instructions and wonder why someone hasn’t come up with a better system of sewing some areas of garments? I often do that. Specifically right now I’m talking about the intersection of the collar stand and cuff on a sleeve. Example 1 Here the front of the shirt front is folded […]