3-DVD Set: Fabulous Sewing Projects and Fabric Solutions
Detail and Design for Clever Creations – 63 minutes
Learn to work with bulky fabrics such as fleece, canvas, denim, upholstery, corduroy, terry cloth, faux fur and other synthetics; including best needles to use, cutting and stitching techniques. Make a water resistant oilcloth pleated clutch and design and create a unique and creative photo wall hanging.
Spotlight Project: Oilcloth Pleated Clutch
Fabric Center: Managing Bulky Fabrics
Small Projects and Gifts: Photo Wall Hanging
Learn to Sew with Expert Precision – 58 minutes
This DVD will show you how to serge an easy travel cap, including a brim with Jessica Giardino. Also, for any project, you will learn to install a lapped zipper with Jill Case. Nicole LaFoille will show you how to measure, cut and stitch a variety of pillow closures including basic overlap, button closure, hook and loop tape closure, tie closure, envelope fold closure and drawstring pillow closure.
Spotlight Project: Serging Hats
Home Décor: Pillow Closures
Focus on Fashion: Install a Lapped Zipper
Effective Tips for Every Sewer – 63 minutes
Learn how to sew tricky fabrics such as knit, sequin, leather and fur. Nicole LaFoille will explain the types of needles and tools to use, how to prep for stitching, and how to determine the correct stitch. We’ll also show you how to create a light and airy pencil skirt where Aurora Sisneros will show you everything from how to measure, to completion. Ellen March will show you how to create your own homemade bias binding which will give you freedom to create them as needed for your projects.
Spotlight Project: Knit Pencil Skirt
Fabric Focus: Tricky Fabrics
Techniques Revealed: DIY Binding