Sewing with Simplicity: Pro Garment Sewing Techniques
Intermediate | 1 hour 53 min
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Even more advanced sewists struggle with trickier techniques like inserting gathered sleeves, applying neckline facings, and finishing shaped hemlines. In this class, Deborah Kreiling of Simplicity shares a variety of professional garment sewing techniques that will help you sew your own wardrobe. Whether you’re constructing a v-neck knit-jersey top or a tailored woven blouse, Deb’s awesome tips and tricks will help you tackle any sewing pattern without feeling intimidated.
 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing surface
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors
  • Snips
  • Thread to match fabrics
  • Seam ripper
  • Pattern weights (optional)
  • Pins
  • Marking pencils
  • Fabric (refer to your pattern for type of fabric and yardage)
  • Bias tape (refer to  your pattern for type and yardage) 
  • Reference Patterns:
  • Deb uses several Simplicity patterns for reference throughout this class
  • Neckline finishes using woven fabrics and hemline variations: 1461 [Misses’ and Plus-Size Tunic], 1106 [Misses’ Tops with Fabric Variations], or 1693 [Misses’ Tops]
  • Neckline finishes using knit fabrics: 1062 [Misses’ learn to Sew Knit Tops] and 1198 [Misses’ Knit Tops in Two Styles]
  • Sleeve variations: 1253 [Misses’ Top with Length Variation]
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Make and apply a neckline facing to a slashed neckline opening using woven fabric
  • Make and apply a plain round neck facing using woven fabric
  • Apply a bias tape finish to a scoop neckline using woven fabric
  • Make and apply a neck facing to a round neckline using knit fabric
  • Make and apply a neck facing to a v-shaped neckline using knit fabric
  • Insert a set-in sleeve
  • Insert a gathered sleeve
  • Finish a shirt-tail hemline with a narrow hem
  • Apply a hem on a garment with side-slit openings
What you’ll get:
  • Learn a variety of professional garment sewing techniques
  • Step-by-step instruction on making and applying different necklines, inserting asset-in and gathered sleeve, working with a shirttail hemline and applying a hem on a garment
  • 10 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and patterns references
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Deborah Kreiling of Simplicity
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Kristy Aeschbocker
Excellent! Easy to listen to and understand! Excellent tips and tricks! I'm more excited to get back to my sewing!!! Thank you!
October 5, 2022
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