Video Duration: 5 minutes 4 seconds
When sewing with stretch fabrics, a special stitch is required that stretches with the garment, and doesn’t result in popped stitches. She will show you how to create an A-line silhouette by closing the waist darts of a skirt and moving them to the hem, adding fullness and flare.
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Meg Healy began to sew at the age of 12, where she began experimenting with fabric and seams on her Brother little domestic sewing machine. Studying at both Fanshawe College and Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Meg gained the technical skills in pattern making and advanced sewing that led to a number of awards for her design and construction skills. Before becoming the Online Editor of BurdaStyle.com Meg worked as a pattern making intern for Vera Wang. Meg also launched her own highly unique clothing line consisting of fashion-forward spandex leggings in 2010.
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