Online Class

Sassy Librarian Blouse


Demure, but alluring. Sophisticated, yet sweet and easy to make! Christine Haynes shows you how to take one top in eight pretty directions.

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What You Get

  • 13 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including the pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Christine Haynes
  • 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

Sweet, buttoned-up and decidedly girly, Christine's blouse designs are fresh and unique. You'll learn how to piece together an exclusive class pattern and create two flattering variations. Then, see how to mix and match sleeves, collar and bodice designs to make them your own! Discover how to include a curved collar, pintucks, buttonholes, interfacing, sleeve insertion, and bust and back darts to your blouse. For the sewists who are ready to add tops to their repertoire, Christine gives you step-by-step guidance as well as skills you can use in all your future projects!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Christine Haynes, creator of the Sassy Librarian Blouse and learn about the Craftsy platform.
2. Tools and Pattern
3. Pattern and Cutting
4. View One Front
5. View Two Front
6. The Back
7. View One Collar
8. View Two Tab
9. Facings
10. Sleeves
11. Band and Side Seams
12. Hemming
13. Buttons and Bows

Taught by

christine haynes
christine haynes
Christine is a sewing pattern designer, teacher and author of Chic & Simple Sewing. Her work has a vintage-inspired aesthetic; it is sweet and buttoned-up but includes fine embellishments and details. Christine attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, then started her first sewing business selling wrap skirts at the Chicago Renegade Craft Fair.
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