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Faux Flatlock Seam with Sewing Machine

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Faux Flatlock Seam with Sewing Machine

Want to sew a flatlock seam but don't have a serger? This video will demonstrate how you can get a similar appearance by using your sewing machine. This is a great way to have a flatter, more professional appearance on your seams for garments made with knit fabrics.

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Seam Allowance Grading

Creating garments isn't just about sewing seams. The steps in between are just as important, like seam allowance grading. This tutorial covers what seam allowance grading is, why it's done, and how to do it.

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Adding Pockets to Skirts

Take an existing skirt or dress and add pockets to it in order to make it more practical for your needs. It's easy to do with an existing seam, the help of a pattern, some extra fabric, and a few sewing tools.

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Seam Ripper

You'll have to break out that seam ripper at one time or another. Make sure you use this handy tool with minimum damage to your fabric and learn quick ways to get the job done so you can get back to sewing.

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Repair a Damaged Seam

Repair those damaged seams with some easy hand sewing methods to make your items good as new. This video demonstrates two different methods depending on whether or not you have access to the inside of the seam.

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Notches

What are notches and why are they important in sewing? This video tackles a sewing basic to answer the different way notches are used and how to make them.

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Seam Allowance

What is seam allowance? Why is it important? How do you sew an accurate seam allowance? When you're first learning how to sew, you will naturally have a lot of questions. This video will tell you everything you need to know about a sewing basic: seam allowance.

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Bridging

Learn a new vintage technique with our tutorial on bridging. We show you how to replicate this look by hand sewing and machine sewing so you can use the one that works best for you.

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