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Blind Hem for Knit Fabric

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Blind Hem for Knit Fabric

Sewing a nicer knit garment and don't want to weigh down the hem area with a standard hem. The blind hem is a great option to make the stitches hardly noticeable and can be done easily on your sewing machine. Watch this tutorial to see how to sew a blind hem specifically for knit fabric.

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Repairing a Sweatshirt Cuff

Tired of the cuffs on your sweatshirts and hoodies looking shabby due to holes or damage? You can repair your cuffs using the existing fabric to make it look almost as good as new. Fixing your cuffs is easy and will extend the life of your clothes.

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Embroidering on Clothes

Hand embroidery can add a fun, unique detail to your clothes and it's actually very easy to do. Grab a design and watch this video to see an overview on how to get started embroidering on your clothes. Beginner friendly!

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Fabric Store Going Out of Business Sale

Have you come across a fabric store fire sale because it's going out of business? Don't just go on a shopping spree, but make sure you're being strategic so that you get items that will be the most helpful in your sewing room. Professor Pincushion unboxes her knowledge on what she thinks are the best fabric store purchases in these situations.

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Narrow Hemmer Presser Foot

Using a narrow hemmer presser foot to create a narrow hem or rolled hem on your sewing machine can make your sewing tasks easier. But this type of foot can be tricky to use. Watch this demonstration to see how it's done.

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Understitch

The understitch is an important step in garment sewing. It's something you do whenever you have facings or linings used to finish a neckline or armhole and it helps keeps these on the inside of the garment for a neater appearance.

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Patch Pocket with Flap

This easy demo will take you through the process of adding a patch pocket with a flap and snap closure. You can skip the flap and snap if you just want to see how to sew a patch pocket by itself.

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Sleeve Placket

Making a sleeve with a buttoned cuff? Your pattern might have a separate sleeve placket for finishing the raw edges of the sleeve opening. You will want to watch this video for an easy step-by-step demonstration about how to sew a sleeve placket.

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