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Video: Woven Fabrics

Mar 29, 2010

Victoria North and Judith Neukam

Learn about woven fabrics and how to use them in a garment. There’s nothing like woven fabrics for glamour, excitement, and the ability to get a fantastic fit. Learn about the qualities of woven fabrics in this episode of Teach Yourself to Sew. 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. 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. KathyRay July 27th

    in your "teach yourself to sew" book ...Is all you learn About
    ButtonHoles.... ... How About the FULL SET ????
    Will you be offering the FULL SET at that time ????

    I just need a "brush-up" on my sewing... Can you recommend on
    BRUSH-UP sewing........

    Kathaleen M. Ray........

  2. ThreadyBear April 5th

    Nice explanation. I really like Judith's manner: calm, slow-talking, and clear language.

    Can't resist a tiny correction: to say "selvage edge" is redundant. The selvage MEANS "the edge of fabric on either side, woven so that it won't unravel." No need to repeat the word "edge."

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