Follow along with Pattie as you try your hand at sewing cozy fleece mittens with a ribbed cuff. Learn tips for sewing both mittens at once, making the process speedy and efficient. Pattie shows how to reduce the bulk in the thumbs -- especially important for tiny toddler hands -- and how to tackle stretchy ribbing and keep your mittens snug and warm around your wrists.
Get a handle on stitching fleece by sewing up your beanie with a sewing machine or serger. Learn about the importance of stitch length and how to reduce the bulk in your seam allowance. Follow Pattie's tips for tackling darts and hemming your beanie in a variety of ways. You'll have a fun accessory to wear or give as a gift in no time!
How clever is this wallet? It's made from the cuffs of two dress shirts. The wallet has a pocket to hold the dollar bills you will save by upcycling, and several slots for credit cards, all secured with a Velcro closing and embellished with buttons.
Meet your instructor, fashion designer and expert sewer Angela Wolf, and preview all of the quick and easy serging projects specifically designed for this class! Then, get started as you make your first accessory, a bias-cut scarf. Angela offers tips for finding the bias, cutting fabric and selecting the perfect thread. Gather dozens of troubleshooting tips for setting up your machine and what to do when your rolled hem falls off your scarf. Finally, add a bit of whimsy as you sew a lettuce edge on silk!
Expand your scarf-making skills as you learn to serge a trendy infinity scarf. See how to work with breezy and delicate silks or even one-sided fabrics, like burnout silk velvet! Learn the secret to incorporating the infinity scarf's signature twist. Want to incorporate more than one fabric into your designs? No problem! Angela shows you how to piece together fabric with either hidden or exposed seams!
Meet Deby Coles and start class by discussing how to choose the right fabric and interfacing for your first wallet. Learn how to prepare the outer piece and closing strap, and how to install a plastic snap closure.
To end class, build on the previous lessons and make a tri-fold wallet with an invisible magnetic closure. You'll see how to mix and match Deby’s techniques to create a variety of unique styles for any occasion.
Expand on what you learned in Lessons 1 and 2 and create a wallet with a double-sided card pocket. Deby first shares how to easily construct and install a zippered pocket, then moves on to basting and preparing the inside of your Pop to the Shops wallet.
Using a wool skirt or men's wool suit on the outside and a dress shirt as the lining, create this sassy beret, a perfect accessory for fall. You will create a custom pattern to fit your head exactly, then follow the step-by-step instructions to sew the pieces together.