The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers

with Sara Alm

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Sew the drapey, delicate garments of your dreams. Discover handling, sewing and finishing techniques to achieve professional results with sheer and lightweight fabrics. Read More…

  1. Class Overview
  2. Meet the Instructor
  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

What Materials are Included in This Class?

Includes complementary downloadable instructions, supply lists and exclusive patterns.

Supplies You Will Need to Complete This Class

  • A blouse or skirt pattern of your choosing, or swatches of fabric on which to practice 
  • Fabrics such as cotton lawn, cotton voile, silk organza, polyester or silk chiffon, crinkle chiffon, crepe chiffon
  • Interfacing
  • Needles: 70/11 or Microtex 70/10 
  • Standard home sewing machine 
  • Walking foot 
  • Tissue paper, newsprint or butcher paper 
  • Fabric sheers 
  • Rotary cutter and cutting mat 
  • Silk pins 
  • Washi tape or painter's tape
  • Iron and board 
  • Bias tape maker
  • Clear, gridded ruler
  • Stick-N-Washaway stabilizer
  • Gentle fabric detergent or Synthrapol from Dharma Trading Company
  • Fabric starch
  • Crinoline strip

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  • 7 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials, including pintuck and pleat calculation guides
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Sara in our virtual classroom
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