Pro Secrets: the art of sewing excellence

Date and time from 06/24/2024 9 p.m. to
299.00
20 years of professional sewing experience in 100 concise video lessons aiming to share the most precious sewing secrets all at once and teach you how to reach professional excellence.
Your access to the course materials is not limited in time.
Join the course! You are guaranteed to appreciate the knowledge:

  • If you’re a novice sewist who strives to learn and sew right from the beginning
  • If you stopped sewing after a few makes because your projects looked too “homemade”
  • If you want to improve your skills and try advanced but not too elaborate techniques
  • If you wish to create garments so perfect that even their inside is worth showing off
  • If you would like to finally make friends with your sewing machine and be able to enjoy every minute spent together
  • If you’re a real pro who is still curious and ready to borrow a trick or two
The course consists of 15 thematic units, each featuring concise videos and fun guides that will help you level up your skills. Find more information below – open up the units and explore the knowledge you’re about to gain!
You are BOUND to improve your skills and become more proficient in sewing.
- Key elements of quality sewing
- Sewing equipment: essentials and alternatives
- How to take care of your sewing machine
- How to take care of your overlocker
- How to set a perfect straight stitch on the sewing machine
- How to set the right overlock stitch
- A quick guide to sewing machine presser feet
- Tools for professional sewing (bias tape maker)
- How to make a tailor's ham and why you need one
- How to choose hand and machine needles
- Accessories to level up your sewing: a tailor's board
- Scissors
- Choosing the pattern size and height
- How to adjust patterns to fit your measurements
- X rules of cutting fabric: sides, grainline, notches, markings
- How to cut plaid fabrics
- How to cut striped fabrics
- How to cut nap fabrics
- How to work with printed fabrics
- How and when to use interfacing. Types of interfacing. Materials you can't interface
- Fusible stay tapes and when to use them
- Typical ways of interfacing top and bottom garments
- Fitting: how to do it like a pro and avoid rookie mistakes
- Working with toiles
- How to press your projects like a pro
- Basic rules of pressing seam allowances
- How to press slim trousers with creases
- How to press slim trousers without creases
- How to press wide trousers with creases
- How to press wide trousers without creases
- How to press darts
- How to press seams avoiding imprints
- How to press small pieces using templates
- How to press seam allowances open in inaccessible areas without creasing the garment
- How to press a set-in blazer sleeve
- Running stitch
- Diagonal stitch
- Whip and pick stitches
- Catch stitch
- Overcast stitch
- Tips to get a perfect seam
- Closed seam finishes: French seam, flat felled seam
- Plain seams for finishing garment edges
- Pin hem on lightweight fabrics
- How to topstitch
- Buttonhole direction: horizontal vs. vertical
- How to mark and sew perfectly balanced buttonholes
- Sewing buttonholes on different fabrics
- Sewing buttonholes on chunky/loosely-woven fabrics
- The best way to sew on a button
- Introduction to haute couture finishing techniques
- How to make bias binding
- How to make continuous bias binding
- How to finish edges with bias binding
- How to finish a neckline with bias binding
- How to finish a side seam pocket with bias binding
- How to finish a zipper with bias binding
- How to finish edges with mesh
- How to sew a lace-up detail on a dress
- How to finish edges with scalloped lace
- Seam types: French seam, pin hem, flat felled seam
- How to achieve a neat finish without an overlocker. Finishing raw edges with interfacing
- How to sew darts on sheer fabrics
- How to finish a sleeve placket with bias binding
- How to hem bias-cut silk garments
- How to hem lined coats, blazers, and trench coats
- How to hem unlined garments featuring a front facing
- How to hem garments by hand
- How to shorten a metal zipper
- How to shorten an invisible zipper
- How to sew a zipper in the center seam
- How to sew a zipper and make the waist seam match
- How to sew a fly front zipper
- How to sew an invisible zipper in the side seam of the dress
- How to sew a zipper in the center seam method 2
- Tweed. How to pretreat tweed
- Tweed. How to cut tweed
- Tweed. How to interface tweed
- Faux leather. How to sew with faux leather. How to sew a zipper pocket on faux leather
- Tips and tricks for working with fur
- How to cut and deal with silk
- Tips and tricks for working with thick and chunky materials
- Tips and tricks for working with raincoat fabrics
- Tips and tricks for working with outerwear fabrics
- Tips and tricks for working with fabrics quilted with insulation
- Tips and tricks for working with filler insulation
- How to work with knit fabrics
- How to finish a skirt with a waist facing
- How to make belt loops for trousers
- How to sew an elasticated waistband
- How to unpick overlocker stitches
- How to overlock inside and outside corners
- How to install grommets if you don't have a press tool
- What to do when your sewing machine gets stuck or starts jamming
- How to fold and press seam allowances in no time
- How to make a thread chain
- How to shirr fabric with elastic thread
- How to attach rigilene boning
- How to make a hanging loop

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