Sewing in Style: An Introduction to Clothing Construction

Justine Kohn, Pattern Maker, Sewist, Graphic Designer

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9 Lessons (51m)
    • 1. Welcome to Sewing in Style

      1:12
    • 2. Tools of the Trade

      2:25
    • 3. Measurement Up

      6:45
    • 4. Let's Draft

      12:02
    • 5. Cut It Up

      6:27
    • 6. Turn the Ties

      4:48
    • 7. On the Bias

      14:06
    • 8. Let's Finish This

      2:11
    • 9. Strut Your Stuff

      1:02

About This Class

This is an introductory course in basic clothing construction.  You will learn to draft a top using a few simple measurements, how to create waist ties, how to finish raw edges using bias tape, and how to make 2 different sized hems. Using these skills each student will create a custom fit 50’s style wrap shirt. This course is for beginners through advanced sewist, especially those in love with the iconic look of the 50’s.