In this first course, we will cover recommended starter machines, we will be going through all the parts of the sewing machine and how to use it, how to set up your basic sewing kit, basic stitches and how to sew a straight line.
In this course, you will be learning basic drafting using your body measurements and some basic rectangles and squares to create a top and matching skirt. You will create your pattern, cut your fabric, create a casing and insert elastic.
Learn to draft and sew your own t-shirt and t-shirt dress based on your body measurements for a great fit. Using the skills learned in course four you will be able to make as many t-shirts as your heart desires.
In this course, you will expand on your skills and drafting a basic skirt sloper. We will cover the purpose and importance of a sloper and how to use them. You will also draft, make a sample, fit it and insert both a lapped and invisible zipper.
Now that you have learned to make a sloper you can follow along while we teach you to draft and sew two fashionable skirts. You will draft a high waist pencil skirt and an A-line skirt using your sloper.
This course is a precursor to working with our first button-up shirt pattern. This review of the pattern being used with expert Deborah Kreiling of Simplicity patterns will prepare you for for the following course.
In the previous course we covered understanding the button up shirt pattern. In this course we will work with our first commercial pattern and sew up our button up shirt using classic construction methods.
This course is a precursor to working with our first pants pattern. This review of the pattern being used with expert Deborah Kreiling of Simplicity patterns will prepare you for for the following course.
In this course, we learn how to take our basic sloper and create a year-round jacket. We will be creating design elements, linings, facings, pockets, and more. We will then construct the jacket and add piping details and covered snaps.
In this course, we are construction the jacket pattern we created in course 34. We will be adding design elements, sewing our linings, facings, and pockets. We will then add piping details and covered snaps.
In this course, we will be modifying our bodice sloper to create a wrap dress with waistband, ties and gathered bodice and skirt with side seam pockets. This is the perfect anytime dress and very easy to construct.
Let's do some more pattern drafting. Using your measurements we are going to draft a slim skirt with flounce. This course will teach you to draft the skirt, construct it and even allows for some design change.
Using one commercial pattern Brittany is helping create a five-piece wardrobe filled with step by step instruction, tips, and techniques plus advice on how to source fabric, plan your wardrobe, and how to get it done in as little as 30 min a day.
In this course, we will be modifying Simplicity 8056 to draft overalls. This pattern was used in Course #12 & #13. Refer back to those courses for a refresher and also Course #27 for Common Pants Fitting Issues and fixes.
PART TWO: In this course, we will be modifying Simplicity 8056 to draft overalls. This pattern was used in Course #12 & #13. Refer back to those courses for a refresher and also Course #27 for Common Pants Fitting Issues and fixes.
In this course, you will learn to modify the bodice of one pattern to create the cami slip dress bodice of another. We also share great tips for working with velvet fabric. Get two slip dresses from one pdf pattern provided to you for this course.
In this course, you will be learning how to draft a lining for pants and how to fully line a pair of pants with some great advanced techniques for great results and modifications. This course also includes a pdf pattern as part of the course.
This course is a lecture and intro to the elements of Chanel jacket, the history and the necessary steps to create a DIY inspired French jacket. We will be constructing this jacket in the next course using couture techniques.
In this course we will be using our leggings pattern to draft these high waist side-slit joggers. We will be drafting, learning to make casings with drawstring, patch pockets, side slits with ties, front and back yokes & triple elastic casing cuffs.
In this course we are sewing the Madison cardigan, a PDF pattern gifted courtesy of Eryn of Style Sew Me Patterns. It is the perfect fall cardigan for fall and with some great fabric combinations this is a tried and true pattern.
Step By Step Video Tutorial on making this amazing Cocoon Sweater!LEVEL: Beginner/IntermediateSIZES: My tutorials are made to your measurements by drafting and creating the pattern (super easy) and always a perfect fit. No guessing involved!TOOLS ...
My favorite dress tutorial!! I make this dress all year round and wear them often. I love this dress because it is so easy to dress up or down and you can make it with short or long sleeves (as shown in the tutorial) The other really fantastic thi...
Project: The Front Slit Maxi DressDetails: Versatile and fabulous. It can be made from a woven or knit fabric and can be dressed up or down. This will be one you will make over and over again product Description: Step by Step VIDEO Tutorial. Great ..
In this course, we are going to talk about the various types of knits, the best practices when working with knits, which seam finishes work best and some tips and tricks. This course is in preparation for next months course.
In this course, you will be learning how to modify a basic raglan sleeve t-shirt pattern to create a raglan sleeve trench coat pattern. You are creating this pattern for the trench coat sew-along in the next course.
In this course, you will learn to construct a trench coat from patterns drafted in the previous course. We touch on a few skill such as working with bias tape, flat-felled seams, drafting collar, and collar band, etc.
This is the second part of Intro To Fashion Illustration. You will learn how to add flesh to the croquis, then clothes to the body. Also, bonus content is featured in this course that will help you create a croquis using your own body type.
In this course, we are introducing basic tailoring technique found in menswear. You will learn how to build out your very own interfacing, canvas, and padding used in constructing a well-made suit jacket or coat.
This course is an introduction to fashion illustration. You will learn how to create your very own croquis with a face, hands, and feet details. There is also skill-building on drawing garments on a body.
In this course, you will be constructing a jacket using basic tailoring techniques from part 1 and 2 of Introduction To Basic Tailor. You will be using your canvas build-out, shoulder pads, lapel roll line, and much more.
In this course, you will learn how to draft pleated dress pants from copying your own pants. You will develop new ways to draft a pants pattern. This course will also prep you for the course where we construct the pants from start to finish.
In this course, you will learn how to design a cargo vest with all the popular style details they are known for. We will also be using a t-shirt to draft pattern pieces for the cargo vest with multiple supply options.
In this course, you are receiving a PDF pattern from Thread Theory which is a classic peacoat. You will learn how to construct the coat with the basic techniques you used in our "Basic Tailoring Course".
In this course, you will receive a free PDF Pattern from our SEW SEW DEF Pattern Collection. You will learn a modification as well as additional fabric choices to get a different look from your traditional hoodies.
In this course, you will extend your skills in modifying patterns and designing. To do this we are gifting another Sew Sew Def Patterns. It is very important to learn this skill because it helps with being able to get all your creative ideas out.
In this course, you will be learning how to make a baseball cap with a provided pattern and list of resources to get you started. The cap is made to be adjusted to fit all sizes and you have options for the back adjustments.
This is part one of intermediate tailoring where you will learn more advanced techniques & buildouts on a double-breasted suit jacket. In this course, you will create a muslin jacket to test for style and fit.
In this course, you will be using a vest pattern that has great detail and is perfect for modifying for other garments. You will be using techniques like quilting, putting in hidden snaps, and bagging lining to the vest.
In this course, we will be modifying the Sew Sew Def PDF pattern which is a women's cardigan to create a classic men's cardigan with a comfortable fit. The purpose for this course is to show the important techniques on converting a pattern.
In this course, you will learn how to apply the four most used welt pockets to your garments. You also learn a new technique on how to perfectly apply the welt pockets with less error during the process.
In this course we will be working with the Wooster from Sew Sew Def Patterns. The shorts will be modified to be denim cargo pants which is a great design with keen details to enhance your creativity along with technique.
In this course you will receive a SEW SEW DEF Pattern called the "Westbrook" which is a basic t-shirt design. We will be modifying the shirt multiple ways including constructing it out of a terry Knit instead of a traditional double knit.
In this course we are working with a classic PDF backpack pattern. You will also be creating additional pattern pieces that you will be using with the printouts. This course is full of techniques you should be familiar with from previous lessons.
In this course you will be creating a shoulder bag using our PDF Pattern. You will learn to do a full lining for the bag without being loose on the inside, putting a zipper on an outside patch pocket, and much more.
In this course you will learn to modify the Beckham SEWSEWDEF PDF Pattern into a casual pair of shorts. There will be pattern drafting, design modification, and order of construction within this course as well.
In this course you will learn how to modify a t-shirt pattern into a stylish tank top. There are three techniques in this class that include modifying the neckline and armhole, a hem facing, and adding a stabilizer across the back.
In this lesson you will be learning how to modify a casual button up shirt pattern to create a shacket. You will be using techniques such as dropping shoulder, reshaping underarm, and inserting a shirt placket.