Online class with Alison Smith

Essential Guide to Tailoring: Finishing

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Enhance the elegance and excellence of your garments. Learn traditional and modern tailoring techniques for exquisite linings, hems, buttonholes and more.

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Alison Smith is the United Kingdom's premier teacher of dressmaking, tailoring and corsetry. She is the first person to receive the award of Member of...Read more

Lessons (6)

Better Buttonholes
1. Better Buttonholes
Meet author, designer, and sewing and tailoring expert Alison Smith! Alison will quickly review how to bring a tailored jacket to its finishing stage ...Read more
29min
Linings by Machine
2. Linings by Machine
Learn to choose the best lining fabric for your project, and follow along as Alison shows how to add a hanging loop and back pleat to the lining and i...Read more
19min
Linings by Hand
3. Linings by Hand
Alison explains when a traditional hand-installed lining is the best choice. Then learn to prepare a jacket for a hand-installation, and the proper me...Read more
16min
Flawless Hems
4. Flawless Hems
Matching the join at facing and hem can challenge even experienced sewists, but with Alison's guidance your hem will be level even at this critical ju...Read more
21min
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Alison Smith is the United Kingdom's premier teacher of dressmaking, tailoring and corsetry. She is the first person to receive the award of Member of...Read more

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Created by: Alison Smith
Created by: Alison Smith
Created by: Caroline2808
Created by: khatsu
Created by: lyubastud8253662
Created by: Alison Smith
Created by: Alison Smith
Created by: Alison Smith