Sewing Basics

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The basics of sewing include creating button holes, sewing buttons, adding trim, using ribbon, sewing leather, and making blankets and pillows. Learn to sew basic projects at home with help from a seamstress in this free video series on sewing basics.

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  • Hand Sewing Leather

    When hand sewing leather, use a ruler to make even stitches with a strong needle and heavy duty thread. Make holes in advance with an ice pick with help from… Read More

  • How to Sew a Bow Tie

    To make a bow tie with your sewing machine you need fabric and pylon, as well as velcro to fasten it around your neck. Sew a bow tie with help… Read More

  • How to Replace a Needle on a Sewing Machine

    When replacing a needle on a sewing machine, remove the presser foot from your machine for better access to the needle. Learn to replace a sewing machine needle with help… Read More

  • How to Sew a Blanket

    When sewing a blanket, you will need batting, blanket binding and a sewing machine. Make a blanket using your sewing machine with help from a seamstress in the free video… Read More

  • How to Sew a Shawl

    To sew a shawl, cut your fabric into a rectangle and make a nice finished edge with a sewing machine. Make your own shawl with help from a seamstress in… Read More

  • How to Sew a Blanket Binding

    When sewing a blanket binding, make sure all your pieces are together and separate them with the blanket binding. Pin on your blanket binding and sew it with help from… Read More

  • How to Sew With Grosgrain Ribbon

    When sewing with grosgrain ribbon, you need to fold it down and sew it to prevent fraying. Use grosgrain ribbon with help from a seamstress in the free video on… Read More

  • How to Sew on Velcro

    When sewing on Velcro, pin the Velcro and sew it all around on the four edges. Learn to sew on velcro with help from a seamstress in the free video… Read More

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