DVD Class

Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects (DVD + Streaming)


Item: W0234Q


Use luxurious fabric and your serger to easily create stylish projects alongside fashion designer Angela Wolf. Learn to handle sumptuous silks as you use your serger to sew gorgeous infinity, bias and pieced scarves. Add interest to taffeta, silk dupioni and linen with serger pintucks and gathers. Then, use your embellished fabric to make elegant, decorative pillows with quick and clean closures. Sew up beautiful bags from silk charmeuse as you learn to apply contrasting linings, install exposed metal zippers and add contrast with custom piping – all in a few streamlined steps on one machine. Create a super-cute faux suede clutch featuring a boxed bottom and a lining with enclosed seams. Transform embellished fabric into a fold-over clutch with a designer touch. Plus, dress up your bags with jump rings, charms, chains and more. Create quick serger projects and tap into the versatility of your machine!

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.)

Class Sessions

Introduction & Simple Bias Scarf (35:28)
Meet your instructor, fashion designer and expert sewer Angela Wolf, and preview all of the quick and easy serging projects specifically designed for this class! Then, get started as you make your first accessory, a bias-cut scarf. Angela offers tips for finding the bias, cutting fabric and selecting the perfect thread. Gather dozens of troubleshooting tips for setting up your machine and what to do when your rolled hem falls off your scarf. Finally, add a bit of whimsy as you sew a lettuce edge on silk!

Infinity Scarf & Beyond (37:12)
Expand your scarf-making skills as you learn to serge a trendy infinity scarf. See how to work with breezy and delicate silks or even one-sided fabrics, like burnout silk velvet! Learn the secret to incorporating the infinity scarf’s signature twist. Want to incorporate more than one fabric into your designs? No problem! Angela shows you how to piece together fabric with either hidden or exposed seams!

Pillows With Pintucking & Gathers (43:07)
Delve into the world of decorative pillows as you learn to use your serger to make amazing textured fabric with luxury textiles such as silk dupioni and taffeta. First, learn how to make your own custom pillow template and then pick up expert tips for marking and sewing the pintucks you’ll add to your pillow fronts. Use this decorative technique to serge vertical, horizontal or even diagonal lines on your pillow. Add pintucking both ways to create a captivating grid fabric! Then, serge panels together to make sumptuous, gathered fabric and learn how to use your blind hem foot for a practical yet decorative closure.

Basic Zippered Bag (32:31)
Make fashionable satin zipper bags of any size with Angela’s guidance — completely on your serger! Learn basic bag construction as you gather tips for working with slinky fabrics, including silk charmeuse, attaching a nylon zipper and adding a contrasting lining. See how easy it is to add tabs, perfect for holding an embellishment or even a hook for carrying!

Piped Zipper Bag (35:43)
Elevate the look of the beautiful bags you made in Lesson 4 as you add designer details like an exposed metal zipper and piping. Discover the particular considerations that are necessary for installing metal zippers, which will give your bags a chic touch. Then, learn how to make piping with your serger and attach it around the edge of your bag. You won’t believe how quickly these bags come together; your friends won’t believe they didn’t come from a high-end store!

Bag With Boxed Bottom (35:51)
Make a bag that will grab people’s attention as you modify your standard template to make a bag with a boxed bottom! Discover how to work with faux suede as you learn how to box the bottom of your bag and add a hidden panel for support. Then, master advanced finishing techniques as you learn to hide all of the seams of your bag for a truly professional finish!

Fold-Over Clutch (29:08)
Take the bag pattern you know and love and dress it up for a night out! Angela shows you how to make one simple modification to create a stylish, sophisticated clutch! Use the fabric you made in Lesson 3 to add gathered or pintucked details to your purses. Then, dress up your bags and show off your personality as you add charms, decorative chains and even handmade leather tassels!

Your Instructor

Angela Wolf
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

Sew With Your Serger - Supplies, Resources and Project Guides


How will I receive my DVD class?
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How do I stream my class on Craftsy.com?
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