COURSE #3 INTRO TO GARMENT SEWING

COURSE #3 INTRO TO GARMENT SEWING

taught by Mimi Goodwin

Interested in this course? Email us at hello@sewitacademy.com

  • 10 Videos
  • 10 PDFs

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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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
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Instructor

Mimi  Goodwin
Mimi Goodwin
Senior Instructor

Mimi Goodwin (Mimi G.) is a mother, businesswoman, and award-winning, trend and DIY expert. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the popular fashion, lifestyle, and DIY blog, MimiGStyle.com. What started off as a hobby in her Los Angeles home in 2012, has blossomed into an international brand with a daily engagement of more than 1.9 million followers across all social media platforms and industry professionals.

Mimi’s blog has become the vehicle by which she lives her passion; to empower and motivate women of all ages and walks of life to embrace their power, find their voice and to discover and walk in their purpose. Her tutorials on DIY sewing, craft, home décor, fashion, beauty, travel, self-empowerment and more, receive an average of 12M page views annually and 575k unique visitors per month.

Since 2014, Mimi has partnered with Simplicity Creative Group to create, produce and market pattern designs with the Mimi G Style for Simplicity Pattern Collection. The collection features over 15 patterns for the modern and curvy woman and is accompanied with a video tutorial from Mimi.

In 2016 Mimi launched SewItAcademy.com, an online sewing school, designed to be accessible and affordable for anyone interested in learning to sew. With over 6,000 enrolled students Mimi has created a community of people all learning a valuable skill, many of whom have started small businesses from the skills learned. Mimi is launching a Sew It Academy of men in early 2017. Mimi was featured on Lifetime TV’s Project Runway Junior as a mentor and design consultant for the young designers.

Visit www.mimigstyle.com for additional information.