COURSE #2 LEARN TO SEW THE BASICS PART #2

COVERING IMPORTANT TECHNIQUES THAT WILL LEAD US TO GARMENT SEWING | taught by Mimi Goodwin

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

  • 8 Videos
  • 8 PDFs

Course Curriculum

COURSE SUPPLIES
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INTRO TO COURSE
02:16
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PRESSING TOOLS AND IMPORTANCE
09:21
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CUTTING TIPS AND TRICKS
04:59
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DIY SEAM GUIDE
02:28
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CLOSING AND NEXT STEPS
02:07
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Course description

PRESSING + TOOLS

Why pressing is important, tools we need to elevate our sewing and tips on when, how and why to use our basic pressing tools to press hems, sleeves, necklines, hiplines and more.

CUTTING TIPS

Learn ways to help you cut straighter, better and without jagged edges. Tips that I use to help make the tedious task if cutting easier.

SEAM GUIDES

DIY Seam Guides: Why we need them and how to use it + Creating our own guide

SEWING CURVES W/ PRACTIE WORKSHEETS AND SAMPLE SWATCHES

  • Tips on sewing straight and curves
  • How to sew and treat convex curves
  • How to sew and treat concave curves
  • How to sew half and quarter circles
  • How to sew full circles
  • Clipping vs. Notches vs. Pinking shears

STITCHING: THE GOLDEN THREE

  • Stay Stitching: What, Why and How
  • Under-stitching: What, Why and How
  • Top Stitching: What, Why and How

PRINTABLE PRACTICE SHEETS

COURSE PROJECT

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Instructor

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.