Teach Yourself to Sew , Season 5 – plan ahead for success! Fifth in the series, this segment of Teach Yourself to Sew demonstrates why the right preparation is critical to sewing success whether you’re a beginner or more advanced. This DVD will get you off to a great start with expert guidance from the Threads team of Executive Editor Judith Neukam and Associate Editor Stephani Miller.
What you need to know before cutting out your fabric. Good planning is fundamental and that’s what you’ll learn to do, including how to:
- Take and chart your measurements
- Find the right pattern size
- Check the pattern vs. your body before you start
- Establish your preferred fit
Sew clothes that flatter... and look like a million. Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5 helps you conquer the details that contribute to a beautifully fitting garment you’ll be proud to wear. Whether it’s a simple shift dress or a more intricate garment, these fundamentals will enhance everything you sew from now on:
- Get the right shoulder slope and how to make adjustments
- Determine how a garment hangs
- Shape your garment using darts
- Fit the circumference
- Learn how to true seams
- And more
Plus learn all these extras to help you sew like pro. Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5 shows how you can use a croquis sketch, a camera, your dress form, and test garments to refine your sewing and achieve the most flattering fit. Don’t miss Season 5 or any of the Teach Yourself to Sew videos in this must-have series.
|Publisher:||Taunton Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 7.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Judith Neukam has 50 years' experience making custom clothing, designing ready-to-wear, fitting and alterations, working with garment manufacturers and retail textiles. As Senior Technical Editor at Threads magazine, she has contributed to many videos, including the popular series, Teach Yourself to Sew.