with Sue Hausmann
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Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest: Time-Saving Techniques

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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.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h39m

Included in this Class

1. Staystitching
21m

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
16m

2. Basting

Basting by hand helps you get professional results but can slow you down. Sue shows how to set your machine for basting that comes out easily, how to pin-baste instead of stitching, and the quickest technique -- basting that dissolves away!

3. Seams
25m

3. Seams

Seams hold it all together, and you want them fast -- but you want them to look right. Sue shows you how to stitch seams without pinning at all, and how to seam and overcast or use your serger for fast, strong, never-fail seams.

1. Staystitching

1. Staystitching

2. Basting

2. Basting

3. Seams

3. Seams

4. Darts & Ease

4. Darts & Ease

5. Facings

5. Facings

6. Waistbands

6. Waistbands

7. Zippers

7. Zippers