Join sewing expert Janet Pray as she shares her best tips for flat-felled seams, French seams, and machine-stitched hems. Janet’s garment-industry secrets will make your sewing faster, more precise, and more professional every time. Begin with an unusual method for a flat-felled seam on denim — think topstitched seams on jeans — developed by Nudie, a famous designer of stage outfits for iconic country singers. Then learn to sew a perfect French seam for sheer and lightweight fabrics. Both of these seam finishes enclose all the raw edges with no hand stitching! Next, Janet demonstrates how she speedily stitches perfect hems on straight and curved hemlines by machine to look just like those on the best ready-to-wear.
Jenny’s impressive quick breads make the perfect gifts and delicious treats for holiday gatherings. In this video, watch as she prepares pumpkin chocolate chip bread (her modern twist on the seasonal favorite) and apple-cranberry bread packed with whole-grain goodness. Not only does Jenny share her recipe tips and tricks, but she shares the science behind…Watch Now >>
Explore tools that help you mark your designs before you quilt. Expert quilter Kelly Ashton leads the way! Learn how to use a pounce pad, stencils and a variety of marking pens. Then, look at hera markers and adhesive templates, both of which can be used after your quilt is already basted, and won’t ever…Watch Now >>
Nothing lures guests to the dinner table like an overflowing basket of homemade rolls! Head into the kitchen with Jenny McCoy as she shares professional production techniques to create three dinner rolls simultaneously. First, Jenny steps you though mixing soft and pillowy Rosemary Potato Rolls and then she moves on to a versatile Seven Seed…Watch Now >>
With pro quilter Kelly Ashton as your guide, discover what types of fabric and prints work best for quilt backing and why. You can use the included worksheets to calculate the yardage needed and gain understanding of how your backing configuration can change these calculations. Plus get Kelly’s tips for piecing backing.Watch Now >>