Your Guide to Nylon Fabrics

Nylon is a heavy-duty synthetic fabric that is used for industrial and outdoor applications, such as camping gear, apparel, bags, and covers. Nylon is differentiated by denier, or weights, that describe the makeup of the material. The thicker the individual threads of fiber used to make the material the higher the denier will be. Our […]

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How to Sew a Lace Hem using the Border

Many lace fabrics out there come with a beautiful scalloped border instead of the traditional selvedge. Because lace doesn’t fray, you have the option to use the lace design for the hemline instead of using traditional hemming techniques. If your lace has a selvedge border that you want to use, you can try to place […]

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DIY Reformation Inspired Shirred Top // MAKE THRIFT BUY #68

DIY Reformation Inspired Shirred Top // MAKE THRIFT BUY #68

(upbeat funky music) – There is a trend currently blowing up in the fashion world, the fashion world obviously being Fashionalia, a planet orbiting Alpha Centauri A, and that trend is shirring! Brands such as Reformation are, I believe, the ones that kicked off this trend… I mean, of course after the Squigbobgs from Fashionalia […]

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How to Embroider a French Knot || Tutorial || Stitching Kitchen

How to Embroider a French Knot || Tutorial || Stitching Kitchen

[INTRO MUSIC] Hi! It’s Hannah from Stitching Kitchen. Today we’re talking embroidery and specifically the French knot. I love the French Knot because it is a really versatile stitch: it can pinpoint little areas, perfect for an eye on a creature and I love the way it makes a lovely textured surface, particularly for curly […]

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How to Fix a Zipper Tab in A Fly Zipper

How to Fix a Zipper Tab in A Fly Zipper

Did your slider tab break and you need to replace it on a fly zipper? This video will show you how to make this fix so that your garment is as good as new. To make this fix, you’ll need your pants, seam ripper, zipper repair kit, needle, thread, needle nose pliers and a product […]

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How to Sew a Cargo Pocket – Pattern and Assembly

How to Sew a Cargo Pocket – Pattern and Assembly

Looking to add simple cargo pockets to your garments? This video will show you how to create patterns for the pocket and flap, plus show you how to sew your pocket together. Because pockets can come in all different sizes, I’m not going to provide set measurements but rather help you make your own custom […]

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How to Sew With Tissue Lamé

How to Sew With Tissue Lamé

Tissue Lame is an eye catching fabric due to its metallic sheen. This makes it a go to fabric for costumes, but it can be used for other garments and craft projects. This video will provide tips for working with this tricky fabric. Some issues you may have with tissue lame are. It’s not an […]

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