Contact Us

brownshugahjunction@gmail.com

Tel: 206-291-4900

  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • Pinterest - Black Circle
  • Facebook Black Round

“Teachable Moments” - A YouTube Resource Glossary of Rag Dollmaking Basic Terms, Skills and Tools :

September 18, 2017

BROWN SHUGAH JUNCTION new "mommy and me" patterns are almost here!!!

 

I have  intentionally  designed these patterns to be ultra simple and super easy to make by every sewing level.  They are  especially designed to encourage Adult/Child special creative times together!!! LEARNING TO MAKE DOLLS AS A TEAM!!!

 

Below are links to YouTube  tutorials  that may help you to become familiar with  terms, skills and tools  you might find in the pattern instructions.  Check back regularly  for new resource discoveries.

 

 

If you are new to sewing or need a refresher in order to teach sewing/dollmaking to child partner, check out the excellent YouTube tutorials below that will get you started with some basic skills and tools often used in general rag dollmaking

 

Back stitch:            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FknfumFPX8

 

Basing /Running/ Gathering stitch:      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FkrnfumFPX8

 

Beginner’s sewing course:          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGITrkYdjJs&t=131s

 

Blanket stitch:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FknfumFPX8

 

Cross stitch:        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ogAHwRK7oE    

 

Design Boards:       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nSZtoionpA

 

Fabric: How to buy and cut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GDRJJsi8tM

 

Fabric: for Cloth Doll Bodies:        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03MVWGLL1OM&t=29s

 

Fabric: how to prepare and lay it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8JwquZW2ik

 

Grainline - what is it:       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4aPVPlpQUc

 

Ladder stitch:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3fFHV6r9Ow  

 

Part of the sewing machine:       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBI5XQeqKMQ

 

Pinning:        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iK_79KdJVIg  alternative pinning

                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFz20O_sTMw

 

Portable Ironing Board:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d5SQhZ3vmc

 

Pressing and Ironing:                 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYIj3m_Zja0

 

Salvage - what is it:

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtKcFBOco8Q&list=PLh8Ek3kRPUIhLiFlWnc9y7l4cWVqZQGPM&index=4

 

Scissor Basics for cutting fabrics ( note: Kids should not use rotary scissors!!!!)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVuqVtUoZmc  , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5pPUut4g_o

 

 

Scissor Safety:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT3PCQTBdeM

 

Seam allowance:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tByXPGwvZ_I

 

Sewing Curves:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLmu3phrxqg&t=39s

 

 

Sewing Machine Problems: The Most Common Issues :    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgHxs6ukadM

 

Sewing Machine needles tutorial: How to choose   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh1okmc4gL4

 

Sewing Straight lines:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWk9kqaXz1w&t=120s

 

Sewing Room Safety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht5ksn5qHfk

 

Stitch length and tension adjustment:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqwHtYpKBzo

                                                   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sf6oPMbLPzo

(also check your machine’s manual , most manufacturers have a YouTube tutorial for their machines)

 

Template making:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7klMZfVn44U

 

Threading a needle and knotting the thread:

                                       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBzYqAZRP_A

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PowkA9Bojlo

 

Thread - how to knot off:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhEUqBSgwjI

                                          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wNhNTLtUkQ

 

Thread tutorial:  How to choose   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn5iDta-A-Y

 

 

 

 

Please reload

Featured Posts

The Simple Talents and Tools Needed to Make Black Rag Dolls!

May 1, 2017

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square