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Learn how fun ruffles can be as you work through a wide variety of styles. You'll have a close-up view of Joy's techniques for creating fold-over, circular, hem-stitched, two-toned and chic tubular ruffles. You'll be amazed by the "wow" factor of your finished ruffled pillow projects!
Take on the elusive buttonhole by letting your machine do all the work. Sue helps you make buttonholes no matter what machine or presser feet you own. See the impact of adding stabilizers and cording to keep your buttonholes secure as well as tips for cutting them open without cutting your stitches.
Pick the perfect fabric for any pattern. Learn the best uses for cottons, linens, silks, knits, wools, rayons and polyesters, as well as how to sew them skillfully.
Pressing is the key to sewing success, and it starts with the correct iron. Linda talks about key features to look for, why you might want a custom pressing board, press cloths to protect fashion fabrics and tools to protect your fingers. She also explores spray pressing aids that keep fabrics fresh and wrinkle-free.
Are you stuck on the straight stitch? It's time to live a little! We'd like you to meet the zigzag stitch. It's found on every machine (even a really basic one), it's totally easy to use, and it's pretty darn clutch in a lot of tricky sewing situations. Now that's what we call a stitch fix!
We've got it in spades.
Linda knows a thing or two about sewing mistakes -- and the tools to fix them, from the classic bird and clamp to seam ripper and tweezers. She offers tips to keep your sewing machine running like new, and reveals the essential notions she takes for sewing on the road.
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Sew tailored knits for attire your coworkers, friends and family will surely admire.
Make pattern-matching your sewing superpower with Amy Alan's easy-to-follow planning, pattern layout and sewing techniques.