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with Beverly Johnson
Online Class

Sewing Shapewear: Smooth Silhouettes

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Create an entire wardrobe of shapewear from one versatile pattern! Join intimate apparel sewer Beverly Johnson, aka your Fairy Bra-Mother, and gain the skills to sew a variety of popular shapewear styles for a sleek, smooth appearance under any garment.


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h8m

Included in this Class

1. Getting Started With Shapewear

1. Getting Started With Shapewear

Meet expert intimate apparel sewer Beverly Johnson and get started by looking at the included pattern and variations for a custom shapewear wardrobe. Beverly helps you choose the right fabrics and pattern size, explaining how to easily alter the pattern for larger sizes.

2. Layout & Sewing the Cami

2. Layout & Sewing the Cami

Beverly shares layout, cutting and marking tips. You'll start to sew the cami section of the full-body shaper with curved darts, and set it into the shaper front.

3. Construction With Scoop Back Option

3. Construction With Scoop Back Option

Continue constructing the shaper as you learn how to create an optional lower opening, then sew the inseam and side seams, and finish the hems and edges.

Recommended with this class

  • Sewing machine with variable-width zigzag stitch (serger is optional)
  • Fabrics including power net or very firm stretch spandex and stretch lace
  • Strap elastic
  • Sliders, rings and G-hooks