13 DVD - The Third
your embroidery cutwork card or
free-hand to stitch the shapes of leaves onto fashion fabric
backed with fusible webbing. Cut them out, then create lapel, neckline
inset, decorative touches - it is endless. I used leaves to
a camisole, and in 1304, falling autumn leaves on lattice work.
Learn the correct stitch, fabric, interfacing and stabilizers.
on denim? Learn to handle
it for evening not-so-casual wear. Denim goes dressy
addition of matte gold fabric and golden piping for a whole suit, work
Plum Tuckered Out
needle stitching and are not difficult, but add much in architectural
interest to an otherwise plain garment. Shirley demonstrates pleating
method to create fabric for a tucked, twin needle stitched vest
including pattern layout.
this lattice work vest with your
fabric tubes. Cutwork embroidery brings your falling leaves to life.
Tubes also add western fringe to vest or skirt.
|The roll lines where lapels fold back as are the techniques to achieve professional looking results. Follow Shirley's
methods for eliminating puckers from shoulders, and hem your sleeve
Lavish With Lace
demonstrates a lace
camisole and neckline inset. She demonstrates application of lace on
not-so eye-catching sweaters. A Sewing Connection crew favorite is her
attempt at dying faux fur and lace. DO NOT try this at home.
mistake in a paper pattern? Find solutions to a myriad of pattern
fitting problems and what to watch for when purchasing patterns. Create
a simple wrap skirt, tie skirt, and add a yoke line to a tailored shirt
Pieces of Enchantment
friends play "show and tell" with refabrications. Peekaboo
(slash and wash repeatedly so the outer layer frays to reveal fabric
colors underneath), white denim applique, box pleats that open to
This Lining Works
a formula to
cut, construct, insert, and hem a lining that fits perfectly, and looks
stitching functions on
your sewing machine inspire unique embellishments for any
Stray cats strut on the brick wall under a quarter moon. Take a picture
of a beautiful garden and reconstruct it on a jacket, dress, purse, or wall hanging. Think
sunflowers or daisies and use ribbon for stems.
straight grain to bias? You bet! On a paper pattern, fold the bottom
corner up so the grain arrow becomes a 90 degree angle- a square. Give
the resulting fold a sharp crease and it becomes a bias arrow, 45
degree. Position that new line on the fabric straight grain and viola!
True Bias. A bias fabric conversion chart is included at the end of the
floral embellishments include garden beauties like red Dior roses,
hydrangeas, ribbon embroidery, and red machine embroidery on red vest
Two Fold Jacket
elaborate fabric or
elaborate embellishment on a simple fold and cut jacket - but not both
or you might be overwhelming. Shirley demonstrates the ribbon jacket
from 1201 and a sequined denim jacket. Again, patternless.