Creative Serging: Beyond the Basics (DVD + Streaming)
- Includes both DVD and On-Demand streaming access
- 10 Sessions
- Total Runtime: 3h 19m
NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)
Meet your instructor, sewing expert Angela Wolf. She’ll go over the basics of using your serger and give you details on using the Craftsy platform.
Hemming Garments (26:41)
Learn all about the different types of hems you can create for your garments, and how to stitch them. You’ll get tips on hemming small spaces and how to reduce bulk in your seams.
The Narrow Hem (24:34)
Use your serger to create a variety of narrow hems, including the three-threaded overlock narrow hem, decorative narrow hem, lettuce edge hem and the wave stitch.
Decorative Stitches (17:52)
Learn more about creating decorative stitches with your serger, including pintucking and faux piping. You’ll also get the specifics on creating a wave stitch on a polar fleece.
Learn all about how to insert piping into your garments, as well as information about piping tips.
Flatlock & Overlock Stitches (24:54)
See examples of overlock stitches and learn about their do’s and dont’s. Angela teaches you how to create perfect overlock and flatlock stitches.
Adjust the settings of your serger for gathering and learn how to manipulate the fabric for perfect gathers.
Inserting Elastic (24:56)
Want to learn how to insert elastic into your garments? Angela goes into detail about using elastic and how to add a waistband or chainstitch.
Inserting a Separating Zipper (11:16)
Working with zippers can be difficult, but Angela shows you how you can attach them to your garments easily with your serger.
Finishing Edges (22:43)
Finish your garments using Angela’s tips for beautiful edges and seams. Learn how to use bias tape and create one-of-a-kind garments.
Angela Wolf is the owner of her own custom apparel business, ABO Apparel, and the author of a regular column on patternreview.com. You may recognize her as the couture sewing expert from ‘It’s Sew Easy” on public television or from her contributions to respected magazines such as Threads and SewStylish. Angela has her own ready-to-wear collection and is the author of “How to Start a Home-Based Fashion Business.”
Bonus materials available after purchase
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.
How do I access the companion materials for my DVD class?
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How do I stream my class on Craftsy.com?
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Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD purchased on Craftsy.com includes both the physical DVD in the mail and unlimited on-demand streaming access at Craftsy.com. These benefits are yours with or without a Craftsy membership.
Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we do ship most physical products, including DVDs, to several International destinations. In addition to the USA and Canada, we ship to Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and most Western European countries. If you live outside these countries, you can still purchase digital items including memberships, individual streaming classes, and pattern downloads.
Do your DVDs work on international players?
Yes, our DVDs should be compatible with any DVD player in use today. All our videos have been created with all current Region Codes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8). If you have trouble viewing a DVD purchased from Craftsy.com, please contact Customer Service.
What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy customer service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference. If you do receive a full refund, your streaming video class will also be removed from your Craftsy account, so on-demand video access will no longer be available to you.