Video Category: Hand Sewing Basics

How to Tie a Knot

If you’ve ever attempted to hand stitch a hem, you know how incredibly frustrating it can be when the knot at the beginning or end of your stitching comes undone. That’s why we’re here to save the day! In this sewing video, Mary Beth Temple shows you her tricks to tying a knot, so that ... Watch Video

How to Sew on a Button

Go back to sewing basics with this video on how to sew buttons. Mary Beth Temple covers everything you need to know about hand sewing buttons, so that you can replace a missing button with ease or add a new row of decorative buttons to a dress without any sewing stress. In this video, you’ll ... Watch Video

Basic Hand Sewing Stitches

Hand sewing, whether used in finishing a garment or in embroidery, is an essential skill for new sewists to add to their repertoire, but knowing where to start can be intimidating. Mary Beth Temple breaks down the six most common stitches used in hand sewing (running stitch, back stitch, whip stitch, blanket stitch, blind hem, ... Watch Video

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