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Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040

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Upgrade your wardrobe as you learn modern coatmaking skills that blend streamlined construction and couture finishing. Sew a head-turning coat with classic style.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including Vogue 9040 (mailed separately)
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Steffani Lincecum
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn efficient, up-to-date coatmaking techniques with patternmaker Steffani Lincecum and sew an elegant coat with an eye-catching Peter Pan collar, high-end handwork and designer details. Underline and interface your Vogue pattern V9040 pieces in all the right places for a coat with superior comfort and structure. Sew your seams in the ideal order for the best results. Set in perfect sleeves and add a hidden interior pocket. Marry your lining and coat flawlessly. Handle silk velvet successfully as you make a contrasting collar. Finish your coat with handworked buttonholes, a luxurious Hong Kong finished hem and swing tacks for a secure lining with graceful float. Sew a designer-quality coat with the techniques and confidence of a professional.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & Getting Started
Meet your instructor, pattern designer Steffani Lincecum, and review the design features of the classic, stylish coat she'll show you how to make. Then dive into preparing your pattern pieces with interfacing and underlinings. Steffani also shares a professional technique for preventing wrinkles in your underlined fabric.
2. Sewing the Coat Body
3. Coat Sleeves
4. Coat Interior
5. Putting the Coat Together
6. Buttons & Buttonholes
7. Finishing the Coat

Taught by

Steffani Lincecum
Steffani Lincecum
A designer, patternmaker, and sewing instructor, Steffani has more than 25 years of experience sewing for Hollywood films, TV and theater. She is the author of Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit and has had articles published in Sew it All and Mia magazines. She specializes in teaching ready-to-wear alteration, garment copying and tailoring, has taught at the American Sewing Guild Conference, and appeared on Sew it All and Sewing With Nancy. She loves vintage clothes and sewing books, and has a little problem with bringing home stray sewing machines.
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