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How To : Sew a correct and elegant French seam

This seam is ideal for use on garments that will be washed often, such as lingerie or children's wear. It also adds a professional, finished look to your final garment. Here's an easy and quick way to sew your own French seam.

How To : Sew a knife edge pillow with a zipper

This is a great project for beginners - sew your own knife edge pillow with a zipper. If you can, use a rotary cutter instead of scissors to get better, cleaner lines for your project. Also get a sturdy zipper.

How To : Sew a 42 block vintage inspired quilt

Now that winter has taken temperatures down below freezing, you're probably shivering in your pantaloons as you read this. Keep yourself warm by wiggling your fingers to craft this quilt, and then snuggle with it to keep yourself nice and toasty. Check out this sewing video t ...more

How To : Sew your own set of blackout Roman blinds

This tutorial shows you how to sew your own set of black out or Roman blinds. You will need some heavy fabric in your chosen colors, a large work table, a steam iron and a heavy duty sewing machine or serger.

How To : Sew a simple spring floral romper

During the spring, all you want to do is romp around beautiful fields of wild flowers while blowing bubbles and making garlands out of dandelions, right? So what better outfit to wear than a romper? Take a look at this DIY fashion video to learn how to sew a spring floral rom ...more

How To : Sew a large, lacy feminine bow belt

A bow - whether pinned onto your shirt or tied around your waist as a belt - is a quick and easy way to add instant feminine pizazz to any outfit. Even if all you're wearing is a standard white tee and shorts, donning a bow belt will turn that outfit into a pretty look. Check ...more

How To : Sew an easy shirred empire waist summer halter top

Summer time is the best time to have fun with fashion. And since you're probably going to be spending most of your time beachcombing, nomming on large ice cream sundaes, and attending hot late night parties, your clothing choices should be as comfortable as possible. Check ou ...more

How To : Make an easy no-sew pom pom headband

When it comes to the holidays or times when your kids need a costume urgently for their dance recital or play fast, sewing projects take far too much time. When time is an issue, why not make these no-sew cute headbands with pom poms? All it takes is some glue and pom poms, a ...more

How To : Sew a funky superized bow top

Without a doubt this is the biggest bow you can ever wear on your body - ever. And best of all, it's not slightly tackly like a Lady Gaga hair bow or bow clip-on accessory. In fact, this bow is so big it barely looks like a bow at all. Check out this video to learn how to sew ...more

How To : Sew in the tails of a crochet project

So you have finished your crochet or knitting project, but now there are a few tails of yarn hanging loose. What to do with them? This video shows you how to sew in those tails and keep your project from unraveling.

How To : Sew up a tissue box cover

In this video, you'll learn how to sew up a decorative tissue box cover for your standard tissue box. Add some decorative flair to your home. This video will walk you through each step of the way. Pretty soon you'll have a nice and artsy tissue box cover to show off to your fa ...more

How To : Sew a whip stitch into clothing by hand

In this clip, learn how to sew a whip stitch into clothing to make cute, easy Halloween costumes. This video will show you how to whip stitch your way to a new warddrobe in no time - no sewing machine required!

How To : Sew an easy mane onto a lion costume

In this clip, learn how to make a warm and cheap costume that is still adorable. This video will show you how to take a piece of fabric and sew it to a sweatshirt to make a lion mane for your little girl or boy. This is a super cute way to make an inexpensive costume that your ...more

How To : Sew a tail onto your Halloween costume

In this clip, learn the easiest way to sew a tail onto a costume. Whether you are dressing as a bunny, bear, lion, tiger or anything else with an animal bum, check out this tutorial. This video covers fluffy tails like rabbits and long tails like cats and tigers. Have fun!

How To : Sew easy pillow shams from old t-shirts and fabric

Anyone who's tried to redecorate their home or even one room in their home knows that between new furniture, paint, and new upholstery, the budget for the job - or lack thereof - begins to skyrocket quickly. You can cut back at least a little bit, though, on matching pillowca ...more

How To : Sew different seams into your clothing

In this tutorial, learn how to finish your clothing projects off right with seams 101. This video will walk you through how to sew the perfect seam on any sewing machine. This clip will cover the following seams: • Plain Seam • Basting Stitch • Slot Seam • Flat-Felled Seam • ...more

How To : Sew a blanket stitch

Using felt or another thick fabric for your current sewing project? Need to reinforce the edge of a thick material? You will then need the blanket stitch! In this tutorial, learn how to sew a blanket stitch the correct way.

How To : Sew easy darts

Inserting darts can instantly make a baggy piece of clothing fit like a glove. Dart placement, in all cases, depends on your body - you only use darts where you need "shaping" or when a garment needs "curves". In this video, learn how to sew easy darts into a garment that need ...more

How To : Sew a skirt for an American Girl doll

Are you a collector of the amazing doll collection made by American Dolls? Want to make your own custom clothes for your American Doll? In this video, learn how to sew a simple skirt with guidance from this sewing expert.

How To : Make a no sew fleece blanket

Are you not really a big fan of sewing but love making things? You're in luck! Learn how to make a no-sew blanket with help from this tutorial! Keep yourself and the ones you love warm with this amazing blanket design that crafters of all levels can complete!

How To : Make quick, no sew fabric flowers

Do you have extra scrap fabric hanging around your craft room? Why not make something fun with it instead of tossing it? In this tutorial, learn how to take that extra fabric and turn it into cute, no-sew flowers in no time! Use the flowers for appliques, hair decoration, clot ...more

How To : Sew a frontal to a full weave

In this video Ms. Lola shows you how to sew a frontal onto a full weave. A front can give your weave a more complete, realistic look. In this tutorial, Mama Lola will show you how to install it just like the professionals do. You will look like a supermodel in no time!

How To : Sew in an invisible zipper

An invisible zipper adds a nice finish to fancier sewing projects, as it just looks like a regular seam. This how-to video demonstrates sewing in an invisible zipper to a garment. The process is much easier if you have a specialty zipper foot for the sewing machine. Watch this ...more

How To : Sew a felt hair scrunchie

The hair scrunchie in this how-to video is so easy to make, even a cat can sew it. You will need a felt sheet of 8" x 8", an elastic string, a cutting punch, a hammer, marking pins, scissors, two big beads, and a cutting mat. Follow along with the step by step instructions in ...more

How To : Sew a spa pillow and eye pillow

Melissa Watson from DIY Style shows how to make a spa pillow and eye pillow with micro beads and soothing lavender in this instructional video. You will need a sewing kit (needles, thread, pins, and scissors), 3/8 yard of two different kinds of cotton fabric, a cup of rice, 1/ ...more

How To : Sew a cat's paw quilt block

Watch this quilting demonstration to sew a cat's paw quilt block. This pattern is also known as bear's paw and beggar's block. This video shows a 27 inch cat's paw quilting block.

How To : Chain sew patches in quilt blocks

See exactly how to chain sew half square triangles to make a quilt block. When you have a large number of quilting block you may find that they don't line up exactly. Watch this instructional quilting video to several quilting patches together at once, in a chain formation.

How To : Sew ear flaps onto a crocheted hat

Watch this instructional knitting video to attach a single crocheted half circle ear flap to a single crocheted baby beanie. Use a tapestry needle to thread some yarn. This same process can be applied to adult caps and hats. Just use a larger needle and thicker yarn. It's easy ...more

How To : Sew three basic stitches while garment making

A clear complete demonstration of three basic hand Stitches used when making a garment. This video sewing tutorial demonstrates and explains the basting stitch, catch stitch, and thread tracing. Watch this instructional tutorial and learn how to sew three basic stitches for ga ...more

How To : Sew a lap zipper with OTIS College of Art and Design

This video sewing tutorial shows a clear and complete demonstration of how to correctly sew a lap zipper. Included are tips and materials needed. Watch and learn how to attach a lap zipper with the help of the Fashion Design department at OTIS College of Art and Design.

How To : Sew a blindstitch

Make It Mine associate editor Tea Benduhn shows you how to sew up a seam using a blindstitch. This is great for linings, pillows, or any time you don't want the stitch to be visible. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn how to make a blindstitch.

How To : Stitch in the ditch to sew binding on a quilt

Get started with stitching in the ditch by attaching the "Zip Bind Tool" and mitering the 1st corner with the "Minute Miter." This instructional quilting video demonstrates how to sew a neat binding onto your quilt using a few innovative tools.

How To : Sew a French seam with a sewing machine

Sewing becomes more interesting when you know different seams. This instructional sewing how to video demonstrates how to sew a French seam. Watch and learn how easy it is to join two pieces of fabric together with a French seam.

How To : Sew a straight stitch by hand

This how to video tutorial demonstrates how to sew a straight stitch by hand, just in case you don't have a sewing machine. The straight stitch is excellent for simple hems, decorative stitching and gathering fabric.

How To : Sew a simple pillow or dog bed out of jeans

In this how to video tutorial learn to sew a simple pillow out of jeans. Make your own pattern and create a pillow using just about any piece of clothing you don't use. You can also use creation as a pillow or as a dog bed if you make it big enough.

How To : Sew a blind hem stitch with a Viking hem foot

Watch this how-to video and learn how to sew a blind hem stitch step by step. A blind hem stitch is the perfect stitch to use when hemming your draperies. Blind hem stitches are perfect when you don't want to see the stitches on the front side of your fabric.

How To : Sew a blind hem stitch

Watch this how-to video and learn how to sew a blind hem stitch step by step. A blind hem stitch is the perfect stitch to use when hemming your draperies. Blind hem stitches are perfect when you don't want to see the stitches on the front side of your fabric.

How To : Sew seam binding on sleeve edges

Use seam binding tape to quickly and easily finish the edge of a sleeve or neck edge or other garment edge. This sewing video tutorial shows you how to press your seam binding tape and easily sew it.

How To : Sew a buttonhole in 4 steps on a Singer sewing machine

Making a buttonhole is easy to sew using the buttonhole presser foot and the four step buttonhole function on a Singer sewing machine. This video sewing tutorial guides through the simple step by step process of making a professionally finished buttonhole. Watch and learn how.

How To : Sew an owl softie out of acrylic felt

This Arts & Crafts how to video shows you how to put together a soft owl figure out of felt. Learn to make this felt owl or get creative and sew your own felt animals. Cut out the felt pieces, polyester fiber felt, and craft thread to create fun art and craft figures.

How To : Sew a zipper

Zipper packages come with instructions, but without a visual guide they can be a challenge to attach. Learn how to sew a zipper by watching this video crafting tutorial.

How To : Sew a pocket

Pockets are handy, but not all clothes come with them. Make your own pockets to add them to wherever you need. Learn how to sew pockets by watching this video crafting tutorial.

How To : Sew a button hole

Making a button hole seems tricky, but with the right advice it can be real easy. Learn how to sew a button hole by watching this video crafting tutorial.

How To : Sew on a crocheted appliques

Add even more personal touches to your crocheted items. This how to video is a tutorial on how to sew on a crocheted applique. You can embellish just about anything with your yarn creations, watch this video and learn how.

How To : Sew a whip stitch by hand

This how to video sewing tutorial demonstrates how to sew a whip stitch by hand, just in case you don't have a sewing machine. The straight stitch is excellent for simple hems, decorative stitching and gathering fabric.

How To : Sew a button onto a knit hat

An easy, up close demonstration of how to sew a button on a knitted baby hat so the button won't come off by Judy Graham. Learn how to knit from these simple and clear instructions.

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