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Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397

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Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397

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(4 reviews)

Miss Cara
rated 5 stars

Courage to Design

I am not a designer, but this class pushed me out of my comfort zone, growing from beginner home seamstress to intermediate sewer/beginner designer. Sarah shows various options one could use to make an entirely unique dress. Designer Lace Dresses on the market cost near $3,000 - $10,000. Sarah gives you the confidence to start using couture lace to create a high end look without the price tag! She is thorough with explanations, and quick to respond. Some day, I hope I will be able to design my ...

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specialk1st
rated 1 stars

Very few tips shared...

I agree with the other reviews on there being not enough detail and a LOT of skips over the actual garment sewing. Sara only explained what needed to be done. (The pattern envelope already does this.) If you know how to sew french seams then you know how to do the petticoat and how to use the french seams and use ribbon to encase lace edges (i.e. the floral and lace dresses). And for the bias design dress, if you know how to flip pattern pieces you can do the skirt bias design. The only ...

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CosturaMIL
rated 1 stars

Slightly disappointed

I have to agree with (not enough detail) and admit I was slightly disappointed with how much was skipped. The instructor went way too quick that it really did not feel like an instructional video but rather a guided project video. This was my second instructional Crafts class purchased and the only reason I did buy the second was because I was happy and learned a lot from the first one (different instructor). I hope if Sara Alm continues to produce videos she take a look at some of the other ...

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Just 1 more...
rated 1 stars

Not enough detail

This class skips over too much and the photography doesn't show needed close-ups such as stitching the seam after the invisible zip is added is completely impossible for the viewer to see. There is minimal/no discussion of seam finishing for example the attachment of the skirt to the top and the inside of the garment is not shown in the class so the viewer can't see what is going on there. Very disappointing class.

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