Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing - Creme de la Crumb
Stephanie Ohnmacht shows you how to best turn corners when sewing your fabrics. Learn from these step by step instructions how to trim, eliminate the bulk in the fabric, and create a strong corner that is structured! Use these simple tricks to ensure quality pieces.
Want to learn how to create beautiful and easy bound button holes? Well, Kim Lee provides you with helpful tips and techniques for sewing easy bound button holes. Bound button holes are tailored details that can elevate your garments from homemade to designer. Go through each step with Kim and see a few of her examples. Be inspired to make a beautiful new garment with bound button holes.
Outfit your kids with these fun backpacks of a Turtle, Frog and Owl. Perfect for boys and girls – pattern contains all three!
Threading a serger is never any fun, no matter how experienced of a sewer you may be. Aurora Sisneros walks us through her way of completing this tedious task and make it a bit easier, and less time consuming. This helpful trick can make a sewer’s life much easier! Watch and learn today how threading your serger can become an easier task than you think.
Christina Patzman talks about which types of lining are appropriate for various fabrics. She goes into detail about why the hang loose (polyester) and ambiance (bemberg rayon) are her favorites and discusses when you should use them. You will also learn about non-traditional lining fabrics such as pongee, china silk, and taffeta.
Aurora Sisneros demonstrates and teaches you the process of correctly preparing your machine for sewing by walking you through each step. Learn how to prevent future damage to your machine as well as what each part of your machine is called. Use these step by step instructions to get your very own machine ready to sew in the most efficient way.
Enclosed seams provide a lovely finish for your garments. Colleen Exline shows you how to make professional looking garments with five common types of enclosed seams. She discusses which type of seams work best for which garments and fabrics. Get started on your next beautiful garment today with these helpful tips!
Cooler weather leads to sweaters and scarves- learn how to make a cowl scarf from flannel fabric complete with bound buttonholes and large buttons.
Whether a pattern calls for one or not a side seam pocket can be an easy addition to almost any pattern, and Beth Bradley shows you how! First Beth begins with what a side seam pocket is and what makes it an easy addition. Next, Beth moves on to how you go about adding the pocket to your pattern if it isn’t already there, and talks about the different pattern types that aren’t able to accommodate side seam pockets, like a skirt with a side zipper.
Ashley Hough explains how bobbin work is like sewing upside down while adding some extra embellishments to a project. In working with bobbins, you have the luxury of sewing with some things you couldn’t normally, including embroidery floss, cord, thin ribbon and yarn. She tells you to avoid some types that have wire, knobby features or only one correct side.
Use up some of your fabric scraps making this fun and easy rice pack! Tara Rex shows you how you can piece together this great sewing project to either use for yourself or give as a gift. Begin with the basics of patchwork, which as Tara shows is fairly simple, straight forward, and stress-free! Tara shows you how to get started putting pieces together to form strips, which then get turned into larger blocks to make up the front of the rice pack.
Krista Williams demonstrates how to install a center (or slot) zipper using a self-basing zipper. She shows you every step including preparing the opening, marking a 5/8th inch seam, ironing the fusible interfacing and more.
Aurora Sisneros provides unique tips on how to align your fabric correctly. learn how to use your fingernails like claws to scratch over your fabric. Use this technique at home to ensure your fabrics are aligned.
Got some tricky fabric? Check out these stitching techniques to help you tackle those tricky materials and learn some different styles of stitching.