Don't stress over the tension dials on your sewing machine. Find out when and how to set and adjust thread tension.
All the options can be confusing. Here are guidelines for selecting the right threads for your embroidery projects.
Learn how to engineer stability into all sorts of fitted garments with this couture technique.
Enjoy the freedom and creativity of hand quilting without marking.
Overlapping a brightly colored facing adds interest and style to your garment. In this video, designer Diane Ericson demystifies the technique of extending the facing around the edge of a…
Using basic materials, simple sewing steps, and a sewing machine, it's surprisingly easy to mimic designer trims for use in your home and wardrobe. In this video, Linda Lee shows…
Before cutting, the crossgrain and the lengthwise grain need to be ruler straight. In this video, fashion designer Sarah Veblen demonstrates the technique.
The goal of pressing is to shape the fabric, not flatten it. In this video, custom sewer Ann Steeves demonstrates a few handy tools and techniques to use with your…
See how easy it is to create perfectly pressed hems and pockets.
Use your iron to enhance the texture and bring out the color of this elegant fabric.
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