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601 Little Black Dress
Angela Wolf has an extended Little Black Dress Lesson on choosing the fabric and silhouette for you own little black (or any color you like) dress, plus sewing darts.   

Fit expert Peggy Sagers takes a basic tee shirt pattern and turns it into a classic sheath dress.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/a97aYi_8320

 
602 Classic Accessories
Cookie Gaynor has a few simple tricks and fabric choices for scarves.  

Angela Wolf in Lesson 2 of the Little Black Dress features sewing on silk with a French seam. 

 

Joanne Banko gives plain pashmina wraps a makeover with bobbin work from both the embroidery and sewing side. 

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/pfllbYCL4Bw

 
603 Dress up Your Wardrobe
Cindy Hogan makes appliqués from embroidery to add detail to any garment.   
In the Little Black Dress Lesson Angela Wolf discusses different seam finishes including the Hong Kong.   

Embroidery expert Eileen Roche demonstrates easy dress embroidery. 

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/64XQBWgRi9A

 
604 Classic Details

Amy Alan reviews the basic serger stitches and teaches when to use them, plus tension adjustments for each. 

Watch the video for this project online at:http://youtu.be/o8VHoWwPcDo

 
Angela Wolf introduces princess seams – why you use them, how to adjust for fit, and then how to sew them.  
Kenneth D. King has a couture technique for curved tucks on a fabulous top  
605 Sleepy Time

Vanessa Vargas Wilson demonstrates a pillow play mat.

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

 
 In the Little Black Dress Lesson Angela Wolf alters the neckline curve and makes a new facing.  
Pearl Krush creates a kid’s bedroll.   
606 Specialty Sewing
Kathleen Cheetham shows how to make pattern alterations to change your favorite top into a maternity top.    
Angela Wolf attaches facing and under stitches on a round neckline in the Little Black Dress Lesson.   

Melissa Stramel features the ruffling foot as she makes a party dress sewing for a little girl.

 
607 Classic Finish Details
Amy Alan demonstrates serging.  

The Little Black Dress Lesson features Angela Wolf showing how to use the lining as your facing.

Watch the video for this project online at: 
http://youtu.be/7hPjUx0KjS8

 
Couture expert Susan Khalje has some special finish details for a professional looking waistband.  
608 Classic Use of Ribbons and Trims
Joanne Banko shows how to embellish a dress with decoratively stitched bands.  
Angela Wolf uses bias tape trim on the neckline in the continuing Little Black Dress lesson.  

Sunni Standing demonstrates a waistband for a pencil skirt created from ribbon.

Watch the video for this project online at: 
http://youtu.be/oBXzsN3j4OU

 
609 Drape and Swirl
Sewing expert Linda Lee has a lesson on sewing with silk and hem finishes for the perfect edge to your flowing dress.  
Angela Wolf attaches the bodice to the skirt in the Little Black Dress Lesson.   

Stephani Miller has a lesson on creating drape in a skirt.

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

 
610 Tutorials on the Classics

Sewing expert Linda Lee has a lesson on sewing with knits and pucker free hems.

Watch the video for this project online at:
http://youtu.be/GARmdK1IWgk

 
Angela Wolf deals with zippers that are too long for your garment in the Little Black Dress Lesson.  
Cindy Hogan demonstrates the way the professionals cut machine embroidered designs for appliqué.  
611 Fit and Flare
Fit expert Kathleen Cheetham teaches how to create a back yoke on a blouse to eliminate multiple darts or change to a more casual look.   
The Little Black Dress Lesson with Angela Wolf is on sleeves.  
Gretchen Hirsch alters a favorite pattern by adding a flounce for a fashion flare.  
612 Classic Machine attachments
Cookie Gaynor demonstrates an updated technique on circles using a circle attachment and decorative stitches.  
Angela Wolf’s Little Black Dress Lesson is hemming the vent on your dress.  
Clare Rowley shares her expertise on using sewing feet for easy ways to attach, trim, pearls, and sequins for an updated basic tee shirt.  
613 Classic Bags
Vanessa Vargas Wilson demonstrates a mini rounded clutch purse.  

It’s time to hem our Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf.

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

 
Marie Zinno shows how to create an embroidered placemat purse.  

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