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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

Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 2935 (Kwik Sew)

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Posted on:8/6/06 10:26 AM
Last Updated:8/6/06 10:35 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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AnneM said... (7/25/07 5:56 PM) Reply
What an idea on the bottle caps. I just made a beer theme shirt from my brother (no buttons) and have another one planned (with buttons). I might see if I can do this (although I don't have any button shanks!).
wvsher said... (8/8/06 3:43 PM) Reply
What a cute and fun shirt! You did a great job on it. Love the bottlecap buttons -- what a creative idea.
cathy45 said... (8/8/06 9:24 AM) Reply
The bottlecaps are wonderful. So inventive.
krystalkaes said... (8/7/06 11:27 AM) Reply
Gladys, I love this shirt. How clever you are to create buttons out of bottle caps!
CatherineG said... (8/7/06 6:40 AM) Reply
This is a great shirt pattern for men. It lends itself well to interesting prints like the one you chose. Love the button idea!
sewbehind said... (8/6/06 8:44 PM) Reply
Everyone will get thirsty looking at this shirt. What a great idea. Well done.
Irene Q said... (8/6/06 6:24 PM) Reply
Cute shirt, but those bottlecap buttons really make it! Great idea!
CSM--Carla said... (8/6/06 4:06 PM) Reply
double post.
CSM--Carla said... (8/6/06 4:05 PM) Reply
What a charming work of art!! Very clever. Love the fabric and buttons!!!! Thanks for sharing. Carla
Linda F said... (8/6/06 3:55 PM) Reply
What a cool shirt, I have a couple of sons who would just love the idea of beer caps for buttons!
pbrenneraz said... (8/6/06 2:50 PM) Reply
Gladys - great job! The bottlecap buttons are very cool ...
Elona said... (8/6/06 12:25 PM) Reply
Terrific shirt. I loooove the buttons! Very clever.
Gladys said... (8/6/06 11:10 AM) Reply
Thanks, Karla. I do believe it is rayon. I also have a coffee print fabric and am thinking how to incorporate coffee beans for those buttons!
Debbie Cook said... (8/6/06 11:10 AM) Reply
Cool shirt! Love the bottlecap buttons!
Karla Kizer said... (8/6/06 10:55 AM) Reply
Glady's, you've made a shirt that speaks the language of the men in my life. I love it. Bottle caps for buttons - how clever. Is the fabric cotton or rayon? It looks nice and drapey.
 
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