Learn how to apply elastic to a variety of fabrics. Judith Neukam demonstrates how to measure elastic to gather your fabric perfectly, whether you are using or heavy-duty elastic as a waistband, or attaching clear elastic to form a swimsuit edge. Also, learn how to gather fabric at the bust using multiple strips of elastic instead of requiring a dart.
Teach Yourself to Sew was created with beginners in mind, but sewers of any level can use these tutorials to brush up on their skills. You can find more excerpts from this series at TeachYourselftoSew.com, or visit our store to purchase seasons 1 & 2 on sale now.
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Teach Yourself to Sew
Teach Yourself to Sew is a video series for beginning sewers or anyone who wants to brush up on their skills. We demonstrate basic sewing techniques, share tips, and give step-by-step instruction for beginner sewing projects. Plus, you can ask our experts for answers to any sewing questions you have along the way. You’ll gain the confidence you need to get started in sewing, and in no time you’ll be creating gorgeous garments. If you have already mastered the art of sewing, share this series with those who want to get started, and contribute your expertise by answering questions in the forum.
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