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The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers

with Sara Alm

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(46 reviews)

Carol Bales
rated 5 stars

Now able to work with sheers without mucking them up.

This class is very useful, and taught in a clear, effective way. It is a series of techniques for handing sheers including cutting, pressing, sewing, edge finishing, and fabric manipulation. I especially appreciate the techniques for being able to cut sheers and finish tiny edges beautifully. Well done.

rated 5 stars

Great Info

I learned so much about a type of fabric I love wearing but have been afraid to tackle. The instructor communicates really well and is clearly an experienced and knowledgeable professional. I feel confident and ready to start in on working with sheers!

rated 5 stars

Taming My Sheer Fear

I thought this was a very good class. A lot of comprehensive information and a systemic approach to dealing with sheer fabrics and their annoying ways. Just getting back into sewing after a couple years away, and can't wait to make my first sheer blouse.

rated 5 stars

Detailed, effective techniques

This is the first class I have taken with Sara and I think her techniques are simple enough for the less-confident to follow and very effective. Love that self-stick stabilizer and the crinoline, the latter of which I have never worked with before. I haven't sewn too many garments in recent years so this will be really helpful going forward. I think the same techniques will work well on my rayon batiks I have been collecting. Thank you Sara!

rated 5 stars

Highly recommended

Although I'm quite experienced at sewing garments, I've never worked with Chiffon before.

I recently purchased some chiffon fabric to make a top but I was slightly nervous at how to work with this type of fabric.

I'm extremely glad I took this course on Craftsy as its shown me so many new techniques and how to work with Chiffon the easy way.

If I hadn't have taken this course I would have completely wrecked my beautiful fabric and this would have ended up in the ...

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