Techniques

Sewing Technique Classes

From couture sewing and embellishment, to taming tricky fabrics, mastering your serger, and much more, you're sure to learn the skills you need for stunning results

40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know

Gail Yellen

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

Student Projects from this class

Finished Garment 1

Finished Garment 1

by Gail Yellen

Finished Garment III

Finished Garment III

by Gail Yellen

Goodship Dress

Goodship Dress

by Sew Spirited

Jean-ius Reverse Engineered Jeans by veronicaklock@yahoo.ca
My new favorite jeans by artistikim
Hurrah for jeans! by sunnyb64

Jean-ius!

Kenneth D. King

$19.99

Jean-ius!

Kenneth D. King

Recreate your favorite jeans without taking them apart. Couturier Kenneth D. King teaches this amazing class, full of couture sewing techniques.

Skirts from "Sewing on the Bias"  by Sandra Betzina
Pattern Skirt from "Sewing on the Bias" by Sandra Betzina
Course blouse by valeriabrev

Sewing on the Bias

Sandra Betzina

$19.99

Sewing on the Bias

Sandra Betzina

Embrace the art of sewing on the bias and re-discover fabric in a whole new light as Sandra Betzina walks you through the ins and outs of working with bias-cut fabric. See more

Featured Sewing Patterns

Browse sewing patterns by distinguished independent designers from around the world, and find your next exquisite garment or elegant accessory.

Sewing Articles

Learn helpful tips for handling different fabrics, finishing your projects professionally, and more, directly from the experts with these in-depth pieces.

Sewing with Denim

Don't miss these tips and tricks for sewing with denim. Put this versatile fabric to use in your next design.

Sewing with Oil Cloth, Vinyl and Laminated Cotton

Work with water resistant fabrics like oil cloth, vinyl, and laminated cotton to create anything from a makeup bag to a picnic blanket. These techniques will guide you!

Decorative Top Stitching

Give your garment a quality finish with decorative topstitching. Here's how.

Sewing Projects

Explore ready-to-wear looks created by fellow Craftsy members. See how to put your new sewing techniques to use!

Sewing Technique Blog Posts

Stop by the Craftsy blog and pick up professional tricks for sewing tricky fabrics, perfect seams, expert hem treatments, and more!

Pretty + Practical: How to Sew a Patch Pocket With Reinforced Corners

Patch pockets add a lovely touch to any garment, reinforcing the corners makes it even better! Read on for step-by-step guidance on how to sew a one ...

Touch of Bling: How to Add Jewelry Embellishments to a Neckline

With just a little bit of bling you can elevate the look of an ordinary top or dress into something modern and stylish. Here's how... Read More

How to Handsew: The Overcast Stitch

Learn how to sew the overcast stitch, a hand sewing technique that's not only lovely on fine fabrics like silk, but also serves as a great way to ...