What happens when you combine velvet and knit together? You get stretch velvet. Not only does that mean you get comfort and elegance in one fabric, but also some of the trickiness that go with each type of fabric. When using stretch velvet, pick patterns made for knits. Loose, drapey… Continue Reading How to Sew With Stretch Velvet

Hi my name is Donna from the naztazia.com My good friends at allfreecrochet.com have asked me to do a tutorial video on the basics of crochet. This video is designed for the absolute beginner but can be used by other crocheters to review basic techniques. This video is video number… Continue Reading How to Crochet for Beginners – Easy and Simple Tutorial by Naztazia

hi and welcome back to Darvanalee Designs Studio my name’s Nicole Reed and this is review weekly and today I’m reviewing a cute little product that I got in my sew sample box for January and it’s called la la’ needle bird and it’s a needle threader with a cutter… Continue Reading DDs Review Weekly -Product Review – Le Needle Bird Needle Threader

Hi, I’m Jeanette White on behalf of Expert Village and Piper’s Quilts and Comforts in Sugarhouse, and today we’re doing circular knitting on double-pointed needles. To begin with, I casted on forty stitches, and then we’re going to take the–and I put them all on one needle–then we’re going to… Continue Reading Continental Knitting Stitches : Circular Knitting on Double Pointed Needles

Hi, I’m Christine Pichini from Expert Village, and today I’m going to teach you some basic knitting techniques. Before we start, we need to learn how to hold the knitting needles correctly. So, we’re going to start first without any yarn or any knitting, just so we can show you… Continue Reading Basic Knitting Tips & Techniques : How to Hold Knitting Needles

Your pet will look dashing as an old timey royal sea captain. This video will cover what you need and how to assemble the hat and collar pieces. Let’s get started. For your supplies you need: 1 of each color of these felt squares: navy, gold, and white. Plus 1… Continue Reading Sew a Pet Costume – Royal Navy Captain

Hi, I’m Vickie Pavone on behalf of Expert Village. In this series we’ll be talking about the basics of cross stitching. In this clip I’m going to demonstrate how to thread the cross stitch needle. There are two types. The blunt, with the larger eye and then there is also… Continue Reading How to Cross Stitch : How to Thread a Needle for Cross Stitching