Online Class

Pant Construction Techniques


If you enjoyed Sandra's first Craftsy class, Pant Fitting Techniques, or know her from her books, newspaper columns and TV series, here's your chance to sit down at the machine with Sandra and learn professional sewing skills from the popular author and host of Power Sewing.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 11 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including Vogue 2948 (mailed separately)
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Sandra Betzina
  • 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

In this class, Sandra cuts, marks and sews Vogue 2948 (included free with this class!) while demonstrating pant construction and finishing techniques. As you sew along with Sandra, you'll learn how to harness the power of your machine, explore variations for different fabrics, and pick up dozens of tips to get you started on creating your own pants.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet your instructor, Sandra Betzina, and gain an overview of what you'll learn in class.
2. Choosing Fabric
3. Sizing & Pattern Prep
4. Seam Treatments & Pressing
5. Pockets
6. Contoured Band & Invisible Zipper
7. Fly Front Zipper
8. Pant Assembly
9. Lining & Fly Front Waistband
10. Hem Treatments
11. Finishing & Closures

Taught by

Sandra Betzina
Sandra Betzina
As a child, Sandra learned to sew on a treadle sewing machine, and so her passion for the craft began! Highlights of Sandra's sewing career include writing a syndicated sewing column for 34 years and hosting her own sewing show on HGTV called Sew Perfect. She has also written 10 sewing books, including More Fabric Savvy, Fast Fit and Power Sewing Toolbox Volumes 1 & 2. Sandra has designed more than 200 patterns for Vogue and written numerous articles for Threads, Sew News and Vogue Patterns magazine.
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