SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Class Reviews > C. Guffey - Bound Pockets, Bound Buttonholes

Georgia, UNITED STATES
Viewed 5508 times
Posted by: bluefly
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About bluefly star
GA USA
Member since: 8/19/06
Reviews written: 16
classes reviewed: 8
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 3/9/08 5:07 PM
Rating: starstarstar
Web site/URL: photo
This sewing expo class was taught by Cynthia Guffey. It was a hands-on class where we learned to make bound buttonholes and welt pockets. Both use the same technique. Guffey recommended using micro-tip scissors to cut the pocket/buttonhole open and to cut into the corners. She demonstrated how to do it then we each made our own on a mock-up. Do bring a hand needle threader with you and maybe a magnifying class (pocket size) for threading the #11 sharp needle. She recommends using fray block around the pocket and corner. Apply the fray block with the end of a #16 needle for control. For flap pockets, insert the flap inside the welt. Triangle and circle buttonholes are made the same way just fill in the middle area on each side horizontally with fabric. A guide book is available online to purchase. I will definitely take another class with Guffey. Her patterns and clothes are polished and tailored.

<< Previous    Next >>

Merchants on PR

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

Gwyn Hug


Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!

Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns


Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!

Add Sewing Class Review    Read All Sewing Class Reviews


Login to Add a Comment
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Register

Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger

Register

SewBaby Easy Pieces Pants Pattern

SewBaby Easy Pieces Pants Pattern

Buy Now
Christine Jonson Tie-Back Top

Christine Jonson Tie-Back Top

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.