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Video: Fabric 101

Mar 15, 2010

Victoria North and Judith Neukam

In this episode, we take a look at the different types of fabric available for a beginning sewer. Also, follow us as we take a trip to the fabric store. Teach Yourself to Sew is for beginning sewers or anyone who wants to brush up on their skills. Throughout the year we will demonstrate basic sewing techniques, share tips, and give step-by-step instruction for beginner sewing projects. If you are already an experienced sewer, please share this series with anyone you know that would like to learn to sew and share your knowledge with beginners in the community. Click here to purchase the Teach Yourself to Sew Video Series on DVD. TEACH YOURSELF TO SEW Equipment 101 Notions 101 Patterns 101 How a Stitch is Made A Trip to the Fabric Store Fabric 101 Project: Make a Felt Jewelry Bag Knit Fabrics Woven Fabrics Project: How to Sew a Bias-strip Scarf How to Sew a Basic Seam How to Sew French and Lapped Seams Clipping and Trimming Seams How to Mark a Dart How to Sew a Dart Finishing Edges Faced Edges How to Hem Bias Binding Zippers 101

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  1. User avater Llewsilverhand November 3rd

    Thank you So much for this informative video! I would be considered a beginner at sewing. I've hemmed pants, made some repairs on clothes, but I find myself in more trouble than in succeeding. I look forward to learning more from you! Again, Thank You So Much!

  2. rubybelles March 23rd

    wonderful--even for an older seamstress

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