with Janet Pray
Online Class

Sew Better, Sew Faster: Shirtmaking

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Overview

Create a custom-tailored button-up faster than ever before! And do it all without sacrificing any of the quality. Tune in with Craftsy favorite Janet Pray as you learn how to sew a shirt from start to finish without pins or basting — even the pleats, plackets and pockets.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h42m

Included in this Class

1. Express Order
27m

1. Express Order

Speed up your sewing with popular instructor Janet Pray! Janet explains how to sew in express order, so you can finish a shirt in just three hours. Start by using stripes as handy guides for lining up patterns. Then, learn to interface and mark pattern pieces to get them ready to assemble.

2. Sewing Without Pins
48m

2. Sewing Without Pins

Maximize your efficiency by sewing without pins or basting! Janet shares fabric-handling tips for accurate, safe construction and gets you in tune with your feed dogs.

3. Professional Pressing
37m

3. Professional Pressing

Want sharp points? Make it happen with Janet's pressing tips! Then, move on to speedy topstitching preparation and find out how to get accurate curves at both ends of the collar stand. You'll also eliminate hand stitching (and increase your efficiency!) by using the burrito technique to attach the collar and collar stand.

1. Express Order

1. Express Order

2. Sewing Without Pins

2. Sewing Without Pins

3. Professional Pressing

3. Professional Pressing

4. Setting Sleeves

4. Setting Sleeves

5. Tricky Topstitching

5. Tricky Topstitching

6. Buttonholes & Buttons

6. Buttonholes & Buttons