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Burda Tunic

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40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know taught by Gail Yellen

Learn to read between the lines of any sewing pattern as instructor Gail Yellen teaches you 40 essential techniques that every sewer should know!

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Burda Magazine Style special 2/13 pattern, thread, crepe fabric, scroll hemmer foot, sewing machine, overlocker

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What are you most proud of? It is a great pattern. I like the overplayed draped half front that you cannot really see in the photo.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Burda patterns are a great fit so try. Also if you have a hemmer foot use it, makes it easier to hem.

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02/16/2014 Flag


02/22/2014 Flag

Love your tunic! Must be silk, drape is wonderful. I must take a look at Burda Magazine the patterns look interesting, Happy sewing- Pat

03/16/2014 Flag

Yes, it is silk crepe, yummy

07/05/2014 Flag

I enjoy Burda - a wee bit if an edge in these patterns. Happy sewing too!

03/21/2014 Flag

This is a reply to Hi Gail, as i don t know how ro ask a question directly to you, i hope you ll see this comment! This is a reply to the question about fusible thread and the iron. When using fusible thread, it is sewn on the wrong side of fabric. When wrong sides are pressed together (as a hem) the fusible thread is between the fabric layers so it doesn't come in contact with the iron. Hope that's a clear explanationthanks! mmljo329401415 on craftsy.com mmljo329401415

10/06/2015 Flag

When using fusible thread, whether on a serger or sewing machine, it is sewn to the wrong side of fabric. When hemming for instance, the wrong sides are pressed together and and the fusible thread is between the right sides of the fabric so the iron doesn't touch it. (I did answer your question before...I wasn't ignoring you, but maybe it wasn't posted in the right place. Sorry about that. Hope you see it this timethanks!)

10/09/2015 Flag