Sewing Facings and Developing Facing Patterns View full class catalog
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Applying a facing is one of my favorite things to sew: after years of sewing and hundreds of them, I still get a kick out of putting a facing on. I think this is because each step is easy to do, and if done correctly, the facing will be perfect � every single time.
Another intriguing aspect of studying facings is learning how to make simple design changes to your patterns. One of the functions of a facing is to finish off the raw edge of a garment -- a bodice neckline for example. If you have a simple blouse that fits well, changing the shape of the neckline can result in a garment that looks new and unique. Making this type of pattern change and drafting the accompanying facing pattern requires no prior patternmaking experience -- you'll be amazed at how easy it is!
The 7 lessons in this class will cover
- The functions of a facing.
- The importance of supporting a facing.
- How to select the best interfacing for a facing.
- How to successfully apply a facing.
- Pressing tips when constructing a facing.
- How to develop (draft) a facing pattern.
- Tips on developing new neckline shapes.
- Using facings in order to shape other areas of garments.
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Instructor: Sarah Veblen
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