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Video: Sewing Machine Anatomy - How a Stitch is Made

Video: Sewing Machine Anatomy - How a Stitch is Made

Watch this animation to learn how a sewing machine lockstitch is made.

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How to Use Pins the Right Way

How to Use Pins the Right Way

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Sometimes it's the simple things that need to be given a little thought.

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Video: Sewing Machine Needles 101

Video: Sewing Machine Needles 101

Learn about the anatomy of a sewing needle and how to choose the right needle for your project.

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Video: How to Apply Elastic

Video: How to Apply Elastic

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Learn several ways to apply elastic in this excerpt from our beginner sewing video series.

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Sewing Without Pins

Sewing Without Pins

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There are many advantages to sewing without pins in the way.

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Working with Twin-Needles

Working with Twin-Needles

Twin needles can be used to finish sporty or tailored garments or to create wild and wacky effects on almost any fabric.

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How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

Learn techniques for keeping you sane when working with sequin-covered fabric.

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Video: How to Sew Buttons, Snaps & Hooks

Video: How to Sew Buttons, Snaps & Hooks

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Learn how to sew on a button correctly the first time in the latest episode of our beginner sewing series.

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Video: Buttons 101

Video: Buttons 101

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Discover the joy buttons can bring to your life, and which button is right for your garments.

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Video: Fabric 101

Video: Fabric 101

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In this episode f Teach Yourself to Sew, we take a look at the different types of fabric available.

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Video: How a Stitch is Made

Video: How a Stitch is Made

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Learn how a stitch is made, how to thread a machine, and how a sewing machine works in this episode of our new sewing series.

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Needle Me: Pick the right needle and thread

Needle Me: Pick the right needle and thread

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Take a fresh look at some old sewing rules with these thread and needle tips.

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How do you store your thread and other sewing notions?

How do you store your thread and other sewing notions?

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There are oodles of products out there for thread, bobbin and notions storage. What storage methods do you find most effective?

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Cutting Out

Cutting Out

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Accurate cutting is important for a well-sewn garment, but this step doesn't have to be difficult if you keep in mind a few simple things.

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A Pin for Every Purpose

A Pin for Every Purpose

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A pin is not just a pin. Consider its five parts: head, point, length, thickness, and metal content.

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Machine-Needle Know-How

Machine-Needle Know-How

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There are lots of needles to choose from. Ensure a project's success by selecting the right one.

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