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10. Pattern Making and Grading for Stretch Fabric Patterns
If you find yourself always sewing and working with patterns that are meant for woven non-stretch fabrics, and want to start experimenting with pattern making for knits than this web seminar is for you. Learn the foundations of knit patterns and see how you can calculate and compare your body measurements to the pattern to ensure you get the perfect fit.
Learn about the structure of knit fabrics and specific factors you need to consider when drafting stretch fabric patterns. Meg will also giver her expertise when designing with knits and how to translate those design changes on your pattern. Enter a whole new world of pattern making with these knit tips! You will also receive a dartless stretchy knit pattern and a kimono pattern that you can adapt.
9. How to Sew the BurdaStyle Strapless Corset Dress
In this video, Denise Wild will take you through the sewing process of the BurdaStyle Strapless Corset Dress pattern. This sophisticated style can be sewn to suit any occasion: in a fun print for an everyday look, or in an elegant fabric for evening and formal wear.
8. How to Sew the Jakob Men’s Shirt
You can’t go wrong with this pattern and if you sew it correctly no one will ever know it is homemade. Imagine all the fabric and color possibilities for your man’s clothes, you can even sew matching outfits. Easily shorten the sleeves to make a summer shirt or omit the sleeves all together for a vest. Whatever style you choose to sew the main garment sewing techniques remain the same and you’ll learn effective practices for making it perfect.
7. How to Sew the BurdaStyle Short Jumpsuit
In this video, Meg will guide you through the construction of the BurdaStyle Short Jumpsuit. This casual and playful style features a flattering wrap top with attached pleated shorts, waist tie, short sleeves and side seam pockets. She’ll even share some of her favorite tips and tricks along the way!
6. Sewing Stretch Knits for Swimwear and Intimate Apparel
Sewing garments with stretch knits is not that difficult. Sewing well-made, professional looking garments with stretch knits is a different story! It seems the more stretch the garment requires, the more likely it will look less polished and professional. There are a number of techniques and skills you can execute to keep your knit garments looking sharp, even those super stretchy swimwear and lingerie garments!
In this web seminar recording we will explore professional looking techniques for sewing stretch knits on your domestic machine, no cover stitch or twin needle necessary! We will discuss the execution of common skills applied to swimwear and intimate apparel to make your home sewn knits look off-the-rack! As an added bonus we’ll also discuss a few swimwear DIY’s that don’t require a pattern, so you can turn heads and make waves in your beautifully sewn swimsuit!
You’ll learn how to sew a fully lined garment, multiple ways to finish your seams, as well as tips and tricks throughout the video for sewing fine, delicate fabrics.
4. Perfecting the Art of Pants Fitting and Construction
Have you always wanted to sew your own perfectly fitted pants? Or do you sew your own pants but still are left with subpar results—-those pesky back let wrinkles, a droopy crotch, etc.? Are you tired of the mounting frustration of not being able to get your pants to fit “just right”. Take a deep breath—-your struggle is understandable and quite common. Fitting is difficult for so many because it requires one to understand how their depth, length, and circumference measurements of their lower body all interact. That can be pretty tricky! But I’m here to tell you that pants fitting doesn’t have to be all that complicated and actually isn’t. It really just depends on where you start with your fitting process and training one’s eye to assess their figure and understand their fit needs.
3. How to Sew the V Neck Flutter Dress
In this video, Becky McKinnon will take you through each step of assembling the BurdaStyle V-Neck Flutter Dress! With the sophisticated, figure-flattering silhouette, it’s no wonder this dress pattern is so popular!
You’ll see how to sew the lining, the pockets, how to install the invisible zipper and more.
2. Working with Burda PDF Patterns
You’ll learn how to follow the markings and numbers to assemble the patterns, as well as determine size, seam allowance and cutting instructions. Unsure of how a stack of printed pages will end up as a dress? After watching this video, you will be printing, assembling, cutting and sewing your choice of PDF patterns with ease.
1. How to Sew the Tiered Dress
In this video, Becky MacKinnon will show you how to sew the Burdastyle Tiered Dress. She’ll guide you through each and every sewing tip and provide expert advice on sewing with delicate fabrics, sewing in boning and more. You’ll be swept away by this beautiful dress!
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