Sew Easy

Our Sew Easy series is made up of eight short videos designed to cover the basics of using a sewing machine. From threading a machine to replacing a zip, you'll be a sewing pro in no time.

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Threading a sewing machine

Threading a sewing machine is one of the first things you need to learn if you are going to take up sewing.

Threading a bobbin

The sewing machine you're using may have a bobbin but learn what to do when it runs out.

Back Stitching

Back stitching helps secure the thread at the beginning and end of the stitch.

Open seam

An open seam is a no nonsense way of joining two pieces of material together.

French Seam

A French seam is a tidier way of joining two bits of fabric.

Sewing on a Button

Sewing on a button has never been easier.


A useful skill to master for shortening the length of your clothes

Replacing a Zip

Once you've mastered replacing a zip no sewing project will seem too daunting.

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