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301 Dress it Up

Angela Wolf, couture expert, teaches techniques for working with silk dupioni to create an elegant party look.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/Wao8SRIXC4M

 

Eileen Roche demonstrates clothing tattoos—machine embroidery for the contemporary sewer. The first clothing tattoo in the series is a vine motif on the sleeve of a t-shirt.

Watch the video for this project online at:

http://youtu.be/CYQxBfVzqZ4

 

Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates how to add boning to a strapless dress. 

 
302 Silhouettes

Peggy Sagers discusses fitting problems and how to fix them.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/V4Yq6xwOhPs

 

Angela Wolf has a lesson on altering a man’s shirt so it fits perfectly.

 

Stephani Miller has a lesson on bra making basics.

 
303 Home Dec Accents

Donna Babylon demonstrates an appliquéd footstool.


Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/CZIKRWEXKI0

 
Learn how to replace a zipper on a fleece jacket with Angela Wolf.
 
Jacinda Boneau and Jaime Morrison Curtis show how to make miniature pin cushions.  
304 Skirt Tutorial
 

Angela Wolfe shows how to fix a broken zipper on skirts or pants.

 

Sheree Schattenmann and her daughter Leah create simple skirts for every age in fun fabrics.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/nuwgW9dU_Kw

 
305 Designer Look a Likes

Angela Wolf shows how to sew on fur including cutting, seaming, and constructing techniques.

 
Deana Tierney May shows how to create beautiful and simple lace top.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/SEibT-nYchI
 
Erin Miller – winner of the passion for fashion contest and a fashion design student at Kent State shows how to create stylish harem pants.  
Angela Wolf has a lesson on ruching.  
306 Accessories

Pam Hasting combines form and function for a barrel bag that can be made in various sizes.


Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/f2306kAXZCE

 

Angela Wolf has a lesson is on fixing men's waistbands to expand or contract.

 

Tammy O'Connell demonstrates how to choose and install hardware for your bags.

 
307 Knits
Deepika Prakash has a lesson on everything you need to know for sewing successfully.


Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/vGvMH8HEJSQ
 
Eileen Roche shows how to make another clothing tattoo – a butterfly at the waist of a skinny T.  
Valori Wells shows how to deconstruct a favorite t shirt to make your own pattern that fits perfectly.   
308 Pants
Fit expert Peggy Sagers shows how to create an easy and quick pair of yoga pants.  

Embellish your favorite yoga pants with a clothing tattoo demonstrated by machine embroidery expert, Eileen Roche.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/oRdFLL6zruc

 

Sheree Schattenmann has a super simple design for lounge pants.

 
Angela Wolf adds a waistband to jeans.  
309 Quilt Look
Designer June Mellinger shows how to use embroidery machines to quilt.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/m_jG17WyEdM
 
Angela Wolf teaches how to add darts to a shirt.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/kSW9BHkQ28s
 
Eileen Roche demonstrates raw edge appliqué.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/dKbam3kEJc0
 
310 Fashion Upgrades

Angela Wolf shows how to add embellishments to finished jackets to create an original design. 

 

Annie O’Connor uses flat pattern design methods to show how to combine and relocate darts for one of a kind design.

 
 
311 Signature Style
Lisa Shepard Stewart shares her love of hand-woven fabrics.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/z3RqK0dJCDg
 

Eileen Roche has a clothing tattoo for a man’s dress shirt.

 

Project Runway designer Valerie Mayen demonstrates her signature style with a zippered tank top.

 
Angela Wolf has a sewing lesson on fringe.  
312 Pillows

Valori Wells teaches the professional way to create a pillow with a flange.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/3Dm5Kbk_LOM

 
Eileen Roche’s clothing tattoo is a sports design and team number for the back neckline.  

Donna Babylon creates a free motion stitched pillow.

 
313 Sewing as Business
Angela Wolf demonstrates her main passion, making custom jeans  

June Mellinger shares some ideas for starting your own sewing business.

 

Janet Pray creates a denim clutch—a project she has used to teach sewing nationwide.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/XrFdEqLSW-Y

 

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