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Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest: Time-Saving Techniques

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Speed up your sewing with 20+ efficient techniques for staystitching, seams, darts, facings, waistbands, zippers and more.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Sue Hausmann
  • 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

Master a collection of sewing shortcuts alongside beloved instructor Sue Hausmann, and achieve the results you want in the time you have. You'll discover a variety of methods for swiftly stabilizing curved edges and making basting a breeze. Next, bring your garments together quickly and beautifully as you stitch seams without pins, create fast, finished seams with a serger and more. Move on to shaping as you find out how to create accurate darts in a snap. Ready to finish your garment edges swiftly and beautifully? Learn how with Sue's methods for applying facings and finishing edges. Then, make quick work of waistbands with three techniques you'll use again and again. You'll even discover how to zip through perfectly placed zipper insertions.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Staystitching
Meet Sue Hausmann, your guide to the quick, quicker and quickest ways to solve some of sewing's most persistent problems. You know that staystitching to stabilize curved edges is important, but don't have much time? Sue provides three options, including one -- the quickest -- that requires no sewing at all!
2. Basting
3. Seams
4. Darts & Ease
5. Facings
6. Waistbands
7. Zippers

Taught by

Sue Hausmann
Sue Hausmann
Sue Hausmann is passionate about teaching sewing, which she's done professionally for more than 40 years. Sue is the author of 33 books and is the executive producer of public television series such as America Sews With Sue Hausmann and America Quilts Creatively. Sue's lifetime of contributions to the world of sewing has led to her being honored with the American Sewing Guild's Sewing Hall of Fame Award and a Master CSE Award from the Sewing Education Alliance.

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