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Sewing Mini’s is a 10 episode series presenting short, straight to the point sewing videos. This series is filled with fast projects, tips and tricks to fit more sewing into your week.
  • Welcome back to our Sewing Mini’s Series! In this episode, we learn how to sew a micro-sized paper piecing project from the collection of Carol Doak. This “Cat in Pumpkin” project measures only 3×3 inches when it’s finished, making it a perfect fall afternoon craft. This is a great project for hand sewing in your favorite lounge chair or for quickly whipping…



  • Welcome back to another Sewing Mini! Today we learn how to quickly attach facing to a v-neckline. Facing gives your neckline structure and stability. It prevents the neckline from stretching out of shape and keeps the neckline flat on your chest. In this tutorial, I attach fusible interfacing to my facing fabric. I’ve heard other sewers skip this step depending on their…



  • Struggling to sew set in sleeves? Or maybe the horror stories have kept your from even attempting a set in sleeve? You’re not alone; set in sleeves can be intimidating and down right confusing. That’s why we’ve created this quick video with tips and tricks to help you successfully attach a set in sleeve. We’ll talk about the important markings, the purpose…



  • Got 4 minutes? Then you have time to learn all the tips and tricks for successfully sewing sheer fabric. Once difficult fabrics like Chiffon, Tulle, Organza and Georgette will be a breeze to sew once you know these time-tested techniques. We’ll show you all the must have tools to make sewing light-weight fabric easier, as well as teach you how to stabilize…



  • Welcome back to our Sewing Mini Series! In this series, we bring you quick tips, tricks, and projects to fit more sewing into your week. This week we teach you how to make a quick and easy summer top. In this video, you’ll learn how to make a fitted top and a gathered top. Both take 10 minutes from the first pin…



  • If you’re afraid to sew vinyl-based fabric, you’re not alone. These fabrics can be intimidating and difficult for any sewist, new or seasoned. With that in mind, we’ve created this quick video to show you some vinyl sewing tips and tricks. Follow these hacks and sewing vinyl will be as easy as sewing medium weight cotton. Knowing how to sew these plastic…



  • Learn the easy technique behind all those great summer dresses and tops! All you need is your machine, a yard or 2 of fabric, some elastic thread, and 1/4 inch elastic. No need to cut a fancy pattern and you only need to know how to use a straight stitch and zig zag stitch. Shirring with elastic thread gathers your fabric while…



  • Welcome to another episode of our Sewing Mini Series! This week you’ll learn fast tips and tricks for cutting, pinning, and sewing faux fur! Faux fur is very fashionable when done well and adds a whole new level of luxury to your projects. The trick is to choose simple patterns with basic lines and let the fur do all the talking. When…



  • In this episode we show you how to sew sequin fabric with some fast tips and tricks. This video is geared towards fabric that has sequin sew on to it, not glued on to it. Fabric with sequin glued on it is sewn just like any fabric, because you can’t remove the sequin pieces. If you have fabric is glued on sequin,…



  • Welcome to the first episode of our series of Sewing Minis; fast, easy projects, tips, and tricks to fit more sewing into your week. In this episode, we show you how to staple fabric to a wooden frame to create a Peeps inspired Easter decoration. This project is great for kids and takes under an hour. Happy Easter! Use this Peeps template…