Online class with Sara Alm

Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques

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Start sewing with the foresight and finesse of a designer! Master stitching order and apply sophisticated skills for darts, pleats and seam finishes.

Taught by

Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more

Lessons (8)

Introduction
1. Introduction
Meet sewing instructor Sara Alm and learn more about the foundational techniques covered in your class. You can use the lessons as a reference, skippi...Read more
2min
Construction Basics
2. Construction Basics
The key to successful sewing is carefully planning. When you make your own garments, you're already thinking like a designer as you choose your fabric...Read more
10min
Getting Ready to Sew
3. Getting Ready to Sew
A commercial pattern contains a lot of information you might not need or which you want to modify. Sara shows how to copy pertinent markings onto more...Read more
31min
Interior Details
4. Interior Details
Learn Sara's professional tips for tackling darts to achieve a smooth and flattering finish. Sew along with the included practice pattern pieces as yo...Read more
45min
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Taught by

Sara Alm started sewing dresses at age 6, and she's never looked back. After graduating from the Apparel Arts patternmaking program in 2005, Sara work...Read more

What you'll make

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Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: PsychicKathleen
Created by: mkapp477
Created by: Ann-Hartley
Created by: sue mochrie
Created by: DebbeG
Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: Sara Alm
Created by: Sara Alm