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Decorative Seams

Techniques & Finishes
$19.98$50.00
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Designer Katrina Walker shows you a wealth of classic couture-inspired seaming techniques to elevate simple garments to standout attire.

Skill Level

Intermediate

Includes

Pattern Mailed to You
Pattern Mailed to You
Online Lessons
Online Lessons

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and a complete swatch notebook you can fill with sewing samples
  • Vogue 1329 dress pattern (Please allow up to 14 business days in the US and up to 5 weeks internationally)
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Katrina Walker
  • Closed captioning available (web only)
  • Hours of close-up instruction

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Enjoy your class on any device anytime.
  • Watch for your pattern in the mail!

Class Overview

Work through each seaming technique with Katrina as you build a reference notebook of techniques you can apply to any garment. Katrina will show you the creative possibilities of vintage seaming techniques and design details with stunning inspiration samples. Learn a variety of tailored effects including topstitching, padded and welt seams, piping and double piping, strap seams, lace insertions and more. Design bold garment elements using faux tucks, prairie points and Seminole piecework. Katrina puts it all together in three renditions of the included Vogue Pattern 1329 to show you how decorative seams can transform simple garments.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Katrina Walker
11:09
Meet Katrina Walker and learn to chose appropriate patterns for decorative seams.
2. Topstitched Seams
28:30
3. Embellished Seams
31:14
4. Decorative Inset Seams
39:10
5. Decorative Panels
26:09
6. Seams in Action
13:36

Taught by

Katrina Walker
Katrina Walker
Katrina Walker is an educator and designer specializing in textiles, construction and surface design techniques. She also writes and creates designs for publications such as Threads and Stitch.

Vogue Misses'/Misses' Petites

Size468101214161820222426
Bust (in.)29 1/2"30 1/2"31 1/2"32 1/2"34"36"38"40"42"44"46"48"
Chest (in.)27 1/2"28 1/2"29 1/2"30 1/2"32"34"36"38"40"42"44"46"
Waist (in.)22"23"24"25"26 1/2"28"30"32"34"37"39"41 1/2"
Hip (in.)31 1/2"32 1/2"33 1/2"34 1/2"36"38"40"42"44"46"48"50"
Back Waist Length (in.)15 1/4"15 1/2"15 3/4"16"16 1/4"16 1/2"16 3/4"17"17 1/4"17 1/2"17 3/4"18"
Petite Back Waist Length (in.)14"14 1/4"14 3/4"15"15 1/4"15 1/2"15 3/4"16"16 1/4"16 1/2"16 3/4"17"

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