Video Tutorials

— as good as taking a class!


Product and Technique Tutorials:

  • ByAnnie's Soft and Stable Tutorials

    In this series of video clips, Annie explains why she prefers to use ByAnnie's Soft and Stable in all her bags, purses, and other items which need a little extra body and stability. See for yourself how easy it is to include ByAnnie's Soft and Stable in your project.

  • Fusible Thread Tutorials

    In these videos, Mother Superior & Annie demonstrate how simple it is to use Charlotte's Fusible Web from Superior Threads for applique.

  • Texture Magic Tutorials — series of 22 videos

    In this series of video clips, Mother Superior and Annie show the fun of texturizing fabric using Texture Magic and show lots of ways to use that texturized fabric in clothing, fashion accessories, home dec items, and more.

  • Zippers Are EASY!
    In this series of videos, Annie discusses using handbag zippers and shares her secrets for EASILY installing zippers in purses, bags, and more. 

Technique Tutorials:

  • Make A Folding Wallet
    This series of videos takes you step-by-step through the process of making a handy Folding Wallet. Included are techniques for quilting the fabric, marking pieces, inserting zippers, sewing with vinyl, making straps and tabs and more.

  • Make A MiPad Case
    This series of videos takes you step-by-step through the process of making the MiPad Case, a handy case for your iPad (or just a great little purse). Included are techniques for marking pieces, inserting zippers, making a zipper assembly for the top of the case, making a boxed bottom, assembling and attaching an adjustable carrying strap, and more.

  • Make A Simple Project
    This series of videos include techniques for quilting with ByAnnie's Soft and Stable, making zippered pockets, sewing on vinyl, joining pieces, making an adjustable strap, binding edges, and more.

  • Make A Zipper Pull
    In this short video, Annie shows how easy it is to make a zipper pull using a 12mm (½") bias tape maker. No more burned fingers!

  • Sew on Buttons: It's Easy Using the Sewing Machine
    Annie likes to sew buttons on the bottom of her bags and purses to reduce wear. In this video clip, she demonstrates how easy it is to sew on those buttons using the sewing machine.

Customer Comments:

"Thank you soooooo much for your new series on Texture Magic. My 75-year-old neighbor and I have been having so much fun making things with it. Your series has given us a great savings in time and money so that we can get the exact effect that we want on things. Thanks for sharing all of your experiments." M. J.

"What a great idea! I'm a very visual learner, so these are wonderful, especially since I can replay them if (when) I get stuck! Thanks so much for taking the time to make and share them. I'll be watching more as time goes by." C. M.

"I just wanted to thank you for the tutorials on your site that I used in helping me with the MiPad Case pattern. It's turning out so well that I have another planned when I'm done. It's a wonderful service you offer. Thanks again."   M.B.