Video Sewing Tutorials
Assembling a PDF pattern
How to put together a PDF sewing pattern after printing.
Tracing a sewing pattern
Transferring pattern pieces and markings onto tracing paper from a printed pattern sheet.
Aligning pattern pieces according to the grainline
How to use the grainline arrow to make sure the pattern pieces are cut correctly.
How to draft patterns for an interfacing using the original pattern.
Marking a pattern
Learn to transfer the pattern markings to your pieces from the patterns using scissors, pins, and thread.
Sewing bust and contour darts
Learn how to sew and press a bust and contour darts like a pro.
Sewing an all-in-one facing – Leini dressSewing the all-in-one facing using a burrito method.
Sewing elasticated waist – Leini dressSewing the elasticated waist and inserting the elastic with a safety pin.
Sewing a neckband
Sewing a neckband on a T-shirt or a sweatshirt.
Sewing buttons and buttonholes
Mark the button and buttonhole placements on a double-breasted garment, and learn to sew a button with or without a shank.
Sewing a set-in sleeve
Creating the easing on a sleeve cap using an easing thread, and sewing the set-in sleeve in place.
Inserting an open-end zipper on a blouse
Sewing a zipper on an open-back blouse.
What is drape?
Learn to estimate how much drape a fabric has.
What is stretch percent?
How to measure the stretch percentage of any fabric.