Class 1: 40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know (with Gail Yellen)
- The secret is in the details! Join instructor Gail Yellen as she shares her best sewing tips and tricks to establish and refine your skills. With Gail's key finishing techniques, you'll make garments that drape and hang beautifully. Learn to sew more efficiently, successfully and creatively as you create professional stitches, bindings, buttonholes and zippers that will transform your garments from homemade to stylish. You'll learn insider's tips for making set-in and flat-constructed sleeves that fit beautifully and add an elegant line to the shoulder.
Class 2: The Sewer's Toolbox: Presser Feet & Needles (with Wendy Gardiner)
- Achieve incredible results with the ultimate sewing machine foot guide, taught by sewing guru Wendy Gardiner. Never second-guess needle size again, as you learn which is best for fine or heavy-duty projects. Then, learn how standard feet can save time and add detail. Create chunky seams with the zigzag foot and sew decorative details with the satin stitch and straight stitch feet. You'll discover how zipper feet can be used to create piping, a hidden zipper and more. Move on to techniques that make hemming, edge stitching and buttonholes a breeze with the blind hem and buttonhole feet. Switch to specialty feet for easy ways to sew slippery, thick and sticky fabrics. Spice up your home decor with trims and pintucks. Finally, finish your projects with flair by exploring the possibilities of bias binding, beading, braiding and ruffler feet.
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