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Sew Little: Nursery Design

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Vanessa Wilson shows you how to make adorable items for the nursery, including a changing pad, rocking chair cushions and window coverings.

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What You Get

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

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You may know Vanessa as Crafty Gemini, from YouTube's Threadbanger channel. As you make a changing pad cover and rocking chair seat and back cushions, you'll learn piping, ruffles, French seams, blind hems and pleats. Measure and design cafe curtains and valances that will work for your nursery or any room in your home. As you learn these basic projects, you'll pick up professional-level techniques that you can use to make garments, more home decor, accessories and more. Decorate your nursery while learning fundamental skills to take your crafting to the next level!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Vanessa Wilson and learn about Craftsy's learning platform.
2. Materials
3. Basic Techniques
4. Embellishing Techniques
5. The Valance
6. Curtains
7. Changing Pad
8. Seat Cushion
9. Seat Back
10. Bonus: Embellishments

Taught by

Vanessa Vargas Wilson, Crafty Gemini
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, Crafty Gemini
Crafter, mother, professor, do-it-yourselfer, Vanessa is the star of YouTube's CraftyGemini. A teacher at heart, she is currently an assistant professor in Santa Fe Community College's paralegal program.

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