Online class with Janet Pray

Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction

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Swiftly sew jackets they'll swear are ready-to-wear. Use the industry's best speed tailoring techniques for flawless seams, zippers, linings and more — fast!

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Janet Pray is the owner of Islander Sewing Systems, which offers patterns and instruction for industrial sewing techniques. She's also the founder and...Read more

Lessons (7)

Overview & Preparing the Jacket
1. Overview & Preparing the Jacket
Meet sewing industry veteran Janet Pray and learn more about the MotorCity Express jacket she designed just for you! Janet discusses the fashion fabri...Read more
32min
Professional Preparations
2. Professional Preparations
Janet shows how to customize your jacket's zippers for the asymmetrical front opening, pockets and cuffs. Then learn to sew efficiently without pins a...Read more
30min
Beginning Jacket Construction
3. Beginning Jacket Construction
Use Janet's technique for letting your sewing machine's feed dogs ease the lining to the facing along the princess seam for a flattering fit. Then, em...Read more
34min
Facings & Pockets
4. Facings & Pockets
Apply the facings to your sleeves to support the zippers at the cuffs and add the facings for your zippered pockets. When you press your work with Jan...Read more
17min
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Janet Pray is the owner of Islander Sewing Systems, which offers patterns and instruction for industrial sewing techniques. She's also the founder and...Read more

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