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Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric

Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery

with Natalie Chanin
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Designer Natalie Chanin will show you how to hand-sew appliqué and add artistic stencils and stitches to turn a Vogue coat pattern (included free!) into a work of art.

Join the innovative designer behind the Alabama Chanin brand in her studio to learn timeless hand stitching techniques to create elegant wardrobe pieces. Using the stencil pattern provided or one of your own, you'll apply your designs to two layers of soft and supple cotton jersey, then choose from a variety of appliqué styles. You can add embroidery and beading to further customize your coat. Finally, you'll learn construction and finishing techniques for your coat, including felled seams with topstitching, pocket insertion, shapely darts and sleeve-edge ribbing – all achieved with simple hand stitching.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet designer Natalie Chanin and learn about the included Vogue pattern


Lesson 2. Sewing Techniques & Tips


Lesson 3. Pattern Pieces


Lesson 4. Stenciling the Fabric


Lesson 5. Reverse Appliqué


Lesson 6. Adding Appliqué Elements


Lesson 7. Adding Beads


Lesson 8. Constructing the Coat


Lesson 9. Finishing Details


Lesson 10. Bonus: Mending Knit Fabric

“I have absolutely loved watching this course. I am so impressed with the information and techniques provided. I am an advanced seamstress but this course is geared to anyone that wants to make a one-of-a-kind garment.”
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