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Online Class

Sew Confident: Essential Techniques for Beginners

$19.99$39.99
Format

Online Class

$19.99

DVD

$24.99

Learn essential techniques every new sewer should know! Create the projects you want with confidence and polish.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Angela Wolf
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Add to your bank of basic sewing skills so you can conquer more complex projects with confidence! Join designer and instructor Angela Wolf and build the bridge of essential techniques that will take you beyond beginner sewing. During class, you'll learn how to work with patterns, choose fabrics and achieve perfect seams with consistency. Once you're seaming with success, Angela will guide you step by step through some fabulous finishing techniques that will keep your projects from fraying, and show you how to use understitching, topstitching and staystitching for extra polish. You'll even find out how to shape your projects for a flattering fit, add beautiful buttons and confidently install invisible zippers!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Preparing, Cutting & Marking Fabric
21:41
Meet sewing expert Angela Wolf as she highlights the techniques you'll learn to sew garments with professional-looking results! Gain familiarity working with a variety of fabrics, and see how to prepare and lay out pattern pieces. Plus, Angela shares her preferred method of marking and cutting out fabric.
2. Sewing & Pressing Seams
27:57
3. Seam Finishes
14:42
4. Interfacing
22:45
5. Stitching Options
18:00
6. Darts
16:53
7. Buttons
27:26
8. Invisible Zippers
19:42

Taught by

Angela Wolf
Angela Wolf
Angela Wolf is the owner of her own custom apparel business, ABO Apparel, and the author of a regular column on patternreview.com. You may recognize her as the couture sewing expert from PBS' It's Sew Easy, or from her contributions to respected magazines such as Threads and SewStylish. Recently, Angela launched her own ready-to-wear collection, was voted the American Sewing Expo’s 2012 Teacher of the Year and authored her own book, How to Start a Home-Based Fashion Business.

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