COURSE #3 INTRO TO GARMENT SEWING

taught by Mimi Goodwin

Course description

Intro to Garment Sewing

Let’s Learn Fabrics
  • Most commonly used fabrics
  • Pretreating Fabrics
  • How to read fabric bolts
  • Proper needles for fabrics
Creating A Swatch Book
  • Why you need one
  • How to create it
Serger Vs. Zig Zag
  • Serger or ZigZag Seams
Elastic
  • Types of Elastic and The Uses

Project #4: Matching Skirt and Top

  • Taking Measurements
  • Drafting Your Pattern
  • Cutting and Sewing
Mimi  Goodwin
Mimi Goodwin
Senior Instructor

Award winning trending Expert Mimi G. is Editor-in-chief of the outrageously popular Fashion, Lifestyle, and DIY blog, MimiGStyle.com, as well as the Mimi G Style YouTube Channel, which houses tutorials, fashion and beauty tips, health and fitness videos, product reviews and more.

Her axiom, “Buy It, Make It, Mix It, Rock It!”, is the mantra for her fully engaged daily followers, as well as industry professionals. Garnering thousands of “new followers” by the day, Mimi G has quickly become an International fashion icon, influencer, role model, and an “in demand” speaker and panel member at blogging conferences across the country. Mimi G has also developed her own line of products ranging from ready to wear collections to commercial sewing patterns.
Recently featured on Project Runway Junior alongside Tim Gunn on Lifetime TV, Named “Best Shopping Inspiration” by InStyle Magazine, Mimi G. is approached daily by major brands and sponsors eager to work her into their fold. She was awarded “Best Latina Blogger” by Hispanicze 2015, “The Most Influential Latina Bloggers” conference in Miami, FL, WCPO-TV9’s TV Live “Must Follow Friday Segment”, has worked with Kellogg’s on their #Fightfattalk campaign due to her influence and mission to empower women, listed as “Essence Top Ten Must Follow Instagrammers”, and was featured as Rolling Out Magazines “Fashion Blogger You Should Know”. She continues to work with major brands to give their products an organic and relatable reach. Mimi G is a mother and business woman with a well rounded brand and loyal following on and offline.

Course Curriculum

INTRO TO GARMENT SEWING
01:02
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SEVEN COMMON FABRICS YOU SHOULD KNOW
10:39
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PROPER NEEDLES AND FABRIC GUIDE
03:20
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ELASTICS TYPES AND USES
02:47
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Serger vs ZigZag
04:26
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Drafting The Pattern
06:48
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