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You Can Sew That: Taming Tricky Fabric

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Take any fabric from bolt to beautiful, minus the heartache in between!

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Linda Lee
  • 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.


Learn how to sew specialty fabric with expert Linda Lee as your guide. From velvet and tulle to faux fur, and even activewear and outdoor fabrics, master simple techniques to transform almost any material into garments that get noticed. The best part? After these video lessons, you'll finally be able to achieve beautiful results with fabrics that seemed daunting before.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Openwork & Sheer Fabrics
Meet Linda Lee and start by learning how to work with openwork, sheer and fashion tulle fabrics. Then, get Linda's tricks for cutting smoothly, sewing seams without jams and hemming fashion fabrics like a pro.
2. Sequined & Beaded Fabrics
3. Pile Fabrics: Faux Fur & Velvet
4. Coated Fabrics & Faux Leathers
5. Activewear Fabrics
6. Outdoor Fabrics

Taught by

Linda Lee
Linda Lee
Linda Lee has loved fabric for as long as she can remember, so it's no surprise that she has spent her career working in fashion and interior design. She is the owner of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection, where adventurous sewers can find patterns for distinctive garments created with innovative techniques. She has written numerous sewing books and contributed articles to magazines including Threads, Sew News and Stitch. She has also been the sewing expert for segments on the HGTV programs "Today at Home" and "Our Home."

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