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How to Gather Fabric – DIY Sewing Tutorial

This is a seven part series (in progress) that will show you damn near every possible way to gather fabric. Yeah, I said seven.

Why so many, you ask.

Isn’t one good enough?

Different fabrics will be better suited to different methods of gathered, so that’s why. Now quit questioning my authority!

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How to Make a Mini Top Hat – DIY Fashion Tutorial

Nothing completes a costume better than a mini top hat! It’s like the cherry on top of the sundae. And nothing could be easier than making your own custom top hat.

I think it would be super fun to have a Hat Making Party with some friends. Serve tea and make it a Mad Hatter’s

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How To Sew A Peekaboo Tulle Skirt – Sewing Tutorial

This is a step by step tutorial for a ruffled tulle skirt with an fun printed underlayer that “peeks” out. This skirt would be perfect for Prom or any other formal event.

And while it will probably take you a few hours to make, the materials are very inexpensive. If you’re on a budget,

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How to Gather Fabric With a Sewing Machine (Method 2) – Sewing Tutorial

This is Part 3 of my 7 Ways To Gather Fabric series! This time I’ll show you the “Cheater Method” of gathering fabric with a sewing machine.

Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel! There are a ton more tutorials on the way.

This tutorial was filmed

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How to Gather Fabric With a Sewing Machine – Sewing Tutorial

This is Part 2 of my 7 Ways To Gather Fabric series! This time I’ll show you the traditional way of gathering fabric with a sewing machine.

Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel! There are a ton more tutorials on the way.

This tutorial was filmed

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How To Gather Fabric By Hand – Sewing Tutorial

This is part one in a series that will show you damn near every possible way to gather fabric.

Hold on to your butts….

Method 1 – How to Gather Fabric by Hand

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How to Hem Knit & Stretch Fabrics – DIY Fashion Tutorial Video

Does your hem get wonky and wobbly when you sew stretch fabrics? This tutorial will show you how to get a nice flat hem.

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This tutorial was filmed using a Creative Labs Vado HD Digital Video

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How to Sew Knit & Stretch Fabrics with a Standard Sewing Machine – DIY Fashion Tutorial Video

This tutorial will show you how to sew stretch and knit fabrics with a regular sewing machine.

People often make the mistake of thinking they can’t work with knits if they don’t have an overlock machine, but knit fabrics existed a long time before sergers were commonly available as home machines, so don’t be afraid

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How to Resize a T-shirt – DIY Fashion Tutorial with Video

Do you have a closet full of rad shirts, but you never wear them because they’re 10 sizes too big? Never again!

Here’s my new video tutorial that shows you how to take a gargantuan shirt and make it fit like a glove.

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How to Sew an Invisible Zipper – DIY Fashion Tutorial with video

Here’s a new video tutorial for inserting an invisible zipper… and the best part is that you don’t need an invisible zipper foot! The package will say you do, but I say, “RULES! BAH! WHO NEEDS RULES?”

Invisible/hidden zippers are great for evening wear or any garment with delicate sensibilities that may be offended by

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