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How to Design Fabric Online Class

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to design fabric, this series will walk you through the creative process step by step. Learn from fabric design experts as they share their process from inspiration to finished collection. The series covers designing repeats by hand...

Sew to Flatter: Plan Your Best Wardrobe Online Class

Transform your wardrobe into a treasure chest of garments that make you look and feel your best. Take all the guesswork out of wardrobe planning and discover how to select flattering fabrics with colors that complement your complexion, as well as how to choose...

Design Your Own Handbag Online Class

Design and sew your very own high-fashion handbag in this class taught by author, designer and television host Brett Bara. Learn professional tips from planning your bag's unique shape and fabrics to adding finishing snaps and straps. Learn how basic handbag shapes...

Decorative Seams: Techniques and Finishes Online Sewing Class

Designer Katrina Walker shows you a wealth of classic couture-inspired seaming techniques to elevate simple garments to standout attire. Work through each seaming technique to build a reference notebook of techniques you can apply to any garment. Discover the creative...

Learn to Sew & Weave a Basket Online Class

Sew weaving strips with fabric and fusible foam, then diagonally weave them into a gorgeous basket. Join expert Carol McLeod of Aunties Two and learn to sew and then weave a basket using beautiful fabrics. You'll learn tons of excellent sewing skills useful for many...

Fast Start Your Sewing Business Online Class

Turn your knack for making crafty accessories into a business. Handsewn accessories have so much more charm and personality than their mass-produced counterparts. And stylish ladies love them! Learn how you can use your sewing skills as a foundation for a thriving...

Finishing Techniques for Savvy Sewers Online Class

Fabulous finishes don't have to take up all your time! Learn efficient ways to sew stunning topstitching, piping, binding, lining and more. Discover stress-free, speedy sewing methods and achieve stunning end results in every project. Learn how to support your...

Jacket Fitting Techniques Online Class

Learn drape-fitting techniques, and even find out how to fit yourself! Customize a jacket pattern to show off your figure and your sewing skills! Sewing sage Pam Howard shows you how to make a blazer that fits perfectly using precise measurements, dart manipulation,...

Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques Online Class

Start sewing with the foresight and finesse of a designer! Master stitching order and apply sophisticated skills for darts, pleats and seam finishes. Build a foundation of professional sewing techniques alongside Apparel Arts instructor Sara Alm. Start by learning to...

Sewing Knits Without a Serger Online Class

Confidently sew knit garments on your home machine – no serger required! Knits are everyday wardrobe staples. They’re comfortable and flattering, and also fast and easy to sew! Join author Ann Steeves and learn how to sew knit garments using a regular sewing machine –...

Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants Online Class

Learn a quick, simple system for fitting pants patterns to complement your body beautifully. Discover techniques for creating perfect-fitting pants quickly, easily and consistently. No muslins or trial-and-error necessary! Join sewing experts Pati Palmer and Melissa...

Startup Library: Hand Embroidery Online Class

Everything you need to start embroidering with confidence. Love working with your hands? Give embroidery a try! In this comprehensive beginner’s class, expert Kat McTee walks you through the basics from choosing fabrics and floss to hooping up and crafting 19...

Creative Embellishments Online Class

Learn Natalie Chanin’s signature methods for embellishing hand-sewn garments. Renowned fashion designer Natalie Chanin reveals her applique and beading techniques to build beautiful layers of texture through embellishment. Expanding on Natalie's previous class, The...

Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin Online Class

Learn how to take your own measurements, make basic pattern adjustments and create fitting muslins for personalized garments. Discover how to measure yourself on your own using easy-to-follow techniques. Start by finding the correct pattern size for your body and...

Continuous-Line Embroidery Online Sewing Class

Embroider continuous lines around curves, borders and more! Learn to repeat both specialty and standard designs with simple techniques. Embellish apparel and decor with the lovely look of continuous embroidery. Learn how to identify, mark and hoop to create...

Sewing on the Edge Online Sewing Class

Expand your repertoire of fashionable and functional techniques for binding, banding and hemming. Couture sewing expert Lynda Maynard will show you how! Gain confidence and skills in finishing necklines, armholes, hems and more, and discover an array of professional...

Sewing With Knits Online Sewing Class

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress. Don't let stretchy knits intimidate you. Get easy patterns for the most comfortable clothing you'll ever make and learn how to create a fleecy hoodie, T-shirts,...

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