New sewing video tutorials have been added that cover a variety of hand sewing tips and tricks. These simple techniques are beneficial to know and used to make common repairs to garments and other items.
I’m frequently asked about how to make repairs and alterations to garments that don’t require a sewing machine. So, I created a few videos that demonstrate simple hand-sewing techniques. These are good to know and can be applied to many different types of projects.
How to fix off-track zipper pull
Learn how to fix a zipper when the pull comes off the zipper track.
How to hand sew a straight line
Learn different techniques for hand sewing in a straight line.
How to thread elastic through a casing
Learn how to replace elastic in skirts, pants, and other items.
How to tie a tailor’s knot
Learn how to tie a strong and versatile tailor’s knot.