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The Importance of Sewing a Test Garment

Feb 07, 2014

Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 4 goes beyond the basics to get you started in couture and on your way to refining your sewing skills and sensibilities. Follow along as Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam walks you through lessons on sewing beautiful seams and soft edges, explains when to use lining, underlining, or interlining, shows you how to set a sleeve by hand, and even how to precisely match stripes, plaids and prints. These lessons are designed to turn beginners into discriminating sewers.

 

In this excerpt from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 4, Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam explains the impact a test garment can have on the final product – and it’s more than you might think. Judith also shares some ways that you can get the most out of your test garment.

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 season by visiting Teach Yourself to Sew Season 4 or visit our store to purchase season 4.

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Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 4 goes beyond the basics to get you started in couture and on your way to refining your sewing skills and sensibilities. Follow along as Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam walks you through lessons on sewing beautiful seams and soft edges, explains when to use lining, underlining, or interlining, shows you how to set a sleeve by hand, and even how to precisely match stripes, plaids and prints. These lessons…

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