New Craftsy lesson: Sewing on the Bias
Join expert sewer, author and HGTV’s “Sew Perfect” host Sandra Betzina in this colorful and energetic exploration of sewing on the bias. Learn how to gauge the characteristics of a variety of fabrics, including silks and a surprising new take on plaids. Sandra walks you through drape considerations, working with your pattern, fitting techniques and making each garment flattering, polished and unique.
Learn how to maximize the efficiency and productivity of your workspace and tools as Sandra teaches you to identify and work with your selvage, grain line and bias line for clean, beautifully aligned bias-cut fabric. Gain tips on linings, waistbands, pucker-free hems and working with seams and zippers.
Whether you’re new to working on the bias or simply looking for new expert tips, this class has something for everyone. Sign up for Sewing on the Bias today!
What You'll Learn
How to navigate fabric imperfections
Ways to choose flattering fabrics and pattern alterations
Techniques for pre-treating, cutting and sewing stunning bias-cut garments
Expert tips on seams, hems and finishing techniques
What You'll Make
A beautiful full-length skirt, and – if desired—a matching blouse
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