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Sew Better, Sew Faster: Garment Industry Secrets taught by Janet Pray

Sew more quickly and efficiently, without sacrificing quality, once you’ve learned Janet Pray's garment industry secret techniques.

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What materials did you use? 7 ounce stretch denim. White topstitching thread, regular bobbin thread for the topstitching.

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What are you most proud of? Finishing it! I must have ripped out and resewn almost every seam at least once! Unfortunately, you can see that I repaired some topstotching seams starting midway, as seen on the upper pocket.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I bought the wooden pressing tool and clapper toward the end of the project (half price at Joann's). It would have been very helpful to have at the beginning. I will also get a narrow foot like the one Janet is using before starting my second jacket.

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This jacket is fabulous and it look so good on you. You should be very proud!!

12/29/2013 Flag

Thanks, Janet! Your class was chock full of useful information. I can't wait to make this jacket again to get your methods set in my brain. Have a great 2014!

01/03/2014 Flag

That looks great, well sewn, unpicking is part of sewing grrr. Congrats

01/03/2014 Flag

Very impressive! Love the color! I can't wait to finally start mine - I've had the pattern for months, just been too busy!

01/03/2014 Flag

Your jacket came out beautiful!!!

01/06/2014 Flag