Online Sewing Class: Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket
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Vogue 8815

Here's what you'll learn:

  1. Distinguishing between different types of leather
  2. How to select and how much to buy for your project
  3. Choosing patterns
  4. Supplies and industry tips and tricks to sew with leather
  5. Seams
    • Basic
    • Flat-felled
    • Lapped
    • Cut-edge Lapped
  6. Darts
    • Classic
    • Overlap
    • Slot
  7. How to sew flaps and collars and cuffs
  8. Sewing the Peplum top
    • Cutting and Marking on Leather
    • Staying Leather
    • Pressing Leather
    • Sewing Darts
    • Inserting Zipper
    • Finishing
  9. Bonus: A 29 page PDF document showing step by step photos of all the different types of darts and seams. ">Leather 101 Online Sewing Class

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Sewing with Knits
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   External Link Troubleshooting when sewing with knits
Part 7 in the series: Troubleshooting and Resource guide for sewing with knits
   External Link Using interfacing, stabilizers and elastic with knit fabric
Part 6 in the series: a tutorial on finishing knit garments
   External Link Preparing Knit Fabric and Sewing with Knits
Part 5 in series:a tutorial on how to sew knits with a conventional machine as well as a serger
   External Link Notions for sewing with knits
Part 4 in the series: needles and thread for sewing with knits
   External Link Knits: Fiber content and pattern selection
Part 3 in the series: learn about knit fibers,fabrics and selecting patterns for knits
   External Link Tutorial: Knits 101 Part 2
an explanation of what a knit fabric is
   External Link Using a serger for hemming knits
a tutorial on how to use a serger for hemming knits
   External Link Tips on Sewing with Knits
Deepika gives lots of tips for sewing with knits
   External Link Primter on Knit Fabrics
A primer on fabrics, choosing patterns, and construction
   External Link More tips on sewing with knits
a list of tips and links with advice for sewing with knits
   External Link Not your ordinary t-shirt
From the pages of Threads magazine, an article by Marcy Tilton
   Message Board Knit weight for a T-Shirt
direct link to post on 2nd page, w/ listing of minimum weights for t-shirt fabric
   Review Foldover Elastic application
Tip by Liana
   Review Foldover Elastic Tip from a beginner
Tip by PixieCat
   Message Board How to avoid wavy hems on knits? 10/15/04
   Review Using Clear Elastic to Stablize Necklines
A tip on controlling the necklines
   Message Board Skipped stitches on jersey
tips on working with jersey
   Review Using Wash-Away Wonder Tape to apply Clear Elastic to stabilize a knit neckline
A tip by andrearn
   Newsletter Article Fabric of the fortnight - Cotton/LYCRA
Sewing tips and techniques for sewing with this fabric - Deepika
   Chat Archive Sewing with Cotton/LYCRA
Expert Chat - Christine Jonson
   Message Board Lettuce hem on slinky?
Can it be done?

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