2 DVD - Serious Construction
Between The Seams
professional design look of in-seam buttonholes and pockets. Make them
professionally as Shirley demonstrates this technique plus selecting
the silk tweed fabric for jacket lower right. Pattern
layout, cutting, pressing, construction. Silk? It
is not just a luxury fabric. It is a lifetime fabric returning your
investment many times over.
Hang In There
new techniques for proper fitting of skirts starting from the waist
down. Fix high hip, protruding tummy or rear. Convert culottes or pants
the StairMaster, shape your waist the easy way. Make a comfortable
waistband shaped, straight, partial or full elasticized.
Tie One On
a jewel neckline convertible by creating ties, scarves that can be
removed or be permanent.
napkins or family heirloom
into decorator pillows; round or square. Make a quick Christmas
stocking from quilted fabric.
Velvets and Velour
interfacing, facing, cutting out of pattern, treatment of raw edges,
sew seams, buttonholes, pockets and zippers.
Setting In Sleeves
your sleeves professional; standard smooth cap, gathered and dropped
shoulder flat cap sleeves. Choose fabrics that suit this process.
to create and how to insert perfect shoulder pads and sleeve headings.
cutting methods, pattern choice and appropriate notions. Seam finishes,
interfacing, underlining and hemming techniques.
Under It All
the best interfacing for
project. Your choices depend on the weight of the fabric, the hang or
drape you desire, what the garment is. A jacket would require a
different interface than a dress. Interfacing, facing, interlining,
underlining or relining for professional results are discussed.
Lining A Coat
a coat is a relatively
operation and makes your jacket look and feel so much more luxurious.
It covers up the ugly inner construction and makes it easy to slide on
and off. Program 10 cut out the lining, now let's assemble and insert
sophisticated color block with remnants too precious to throw away.
Make a T-shirt, jacket, vest. How large the seams for the fabric and
simple method for creating fabric for your next project.
Stretch It Out
hot pink faux leather
and slacks. Handle elastic in wrist and waist bands, epaulets at
shoulder, bands made from moderate stretch fabrics and using metallic
knit tricot. Watch
Shirley install an elastic band in Ultra Leather