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40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know

with Gail Yellen

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(261 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Excellent class, step up your sewing and get it

I loved this class, the difference in my sewing was night and day after watching this. I was so proud of my first project after I watched this, it was a costume of Magneto, and I was going around showing everyone the seams I stitched, which were perfect!

If you're new to sewing or looking to improve your skills, you need to get this class. I love Craftsy, it's really helping me become much better at sewing very quickly.

rated 5 stars

Just What I Needed! Thank You!

Easy to follow instructions and hints.

rated 5 stars

Definite confidence booster

I'd probably classify myself as intermediate. One of my biggest problems is that when I look at a pattern and see the techniques involved, I become easily overwhelmed, thinking that it all must be too complicated. But Gail breaks down so many techniques and makes them seem completely doable. (I tried sewing a princess seam dress 16 years ago and it was such a disaster that I haven't tried them since. But now I think I could actually do it!) I will definitely refer back to her class as I try to ...

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rated 5 stars

The BEST Crafty Class for me so far

I honestly learned a lot from this class. The instructor is fantastic. I'm looking forward to taking another class from this instructor.

rated 5 stars

Clear Instructions

Thank you Gail. Isn't technology wonderful. I have done your classes in Melbourne Australia and you are in the USA. I have loved your classes which are very clear to understand. I am a sewer from way back, but have not sewed for awhile. I have got a new sewing machine and have lost a bit of confidence, these classes have got my enthusiasm back.

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