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Sew Better, Sew Faster: Garment Industry Secrets


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Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Janet Pray & Get Started
Janet introduces herself and the jacket you'll make using the pattern included with your class. Learn about your fabric options, choosing topstitching thread and interfacing, and the best tools to use.
2. Preparing to Sew
3. Beginning Construction
4. Topstitching
5. Pockets & Shoulder Seams
6. Completing Yoke & Sleeves
7. Cuffs, Collar & Facing
8. Finishing the Jacket

Taught by

Janet Pray
Janet Pray
Janet Pray is the owner of Islander Sewing Systems, which offers patterns and instruction for industrial sewing techniques. She's also the founder and president of The American Sewing Expo, the largest independent sewing expo in the United States. Janet served as the executive director of the National Sewing Council for three years, and she is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals.
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