Beginner Sewing Course
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Beginner Sewing Course

Learn how to sew a gorgeous pair of PJs!
5.0 (1 rating)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4 students enrolled
Created by Maree Pigdon
Last updated 7/2014
English
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Price: $189.99
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of the course you will be able to sew a pair of PJ sleepwear
  • Basic sewing machine skills
  • How to read a pattern
  • Choose the right fabric for your project
  • Garment construction
  • Designer touches to complete your gorgeous pair of PJ's!
Requirements
  • You will need access to a sewing machine & have a selection of basic sewing equipment
  • There is a requirement list in the course which outlines exactly what you will need to have
  • E.g. Fabric, scissors, measuring tape, sewing needles, pins, thread & a length of fabric
Description
  • Learn to sew by following step by step sewing video tutorials from Maree Pigdon an award winning sewing teacher.
  • You will learn how to sew a gorgeous pair of Pyjama sleepwear.
  • This course consists of 5 hours of video sewing tutorial viewing.
  • The course is structured into 7 modules which are easy to follow and will take you from never having sewn before to your finished outfit.
  • You will learn all the sewing basics and essential sewing skills.
  • It is perfect for you if you're brand new to sewing or would like to improve your basic sewing skills.
  • It also includes designer tips for those who would like to take their sewing to the next level!
Who this course is for:
  • Beginner sewing students who have never sewn before
  • People who have some basic sewing skills but would like to re-fresh their skills
Course content
Expand all 61 lectures 04:29:08
+ Welcome to Zero To Sewing - Beginner Sewing Course
4 lectures 02:50
Requirements List
01:43
Additional Sewing Resources
1 page
How to get the best from your course
00:15
+ How to Read a Pattern & Measure for your Size
3 lectures 02:39
Pattern & Sizing
ImportContent
Establish your size
02:00

How to choose your pattern & correct size

Pattern & Sizing
3 questions
+ How to Select your Fabric & Notions
6 lectures 15:26
Fabric & sewing notions
ImportContent
Buying your fabric
ImportContent
Fabric Description
00:40
Go Designer #1
ImportContent

Which fabric to purchase for your PJ project

Fabric Choice
1 question
+ Pattern Preparation & Cutting
9 lectures 59:56
How to read your pattern
05:39
How to trace your pattern
14:05
Vilene placement on fabric layout - adult size
07:39
Vilene placement on fabric layout - child size
06:51
Cutting tips & how to cut notches
03:24

How to cut notches

Cutting Notches
1 question
Go Designer #4 Advanced pattern adjustments & cutting
11:45
Top pocket TIP & understanding polar fleece nap
00:40
How to pin mark
02:44
Iron facing preparation
07:09
+ How to use a Sewing Machine
3 lectures 08:05
How to thread your sewing machine & wind a bobbin
06:20
Testing your fabric & stitching
01:28
Sewing machine manual
00:17

Getting ready to start sewing

Setting up your machine
2 questions
+ Sewing your PJ's!
26 lectures 02:28:17
Start with sewing your pocket
10:50
Front & back PJ top sewing & collar preparation
11:14
Learn "Maree's Easy Collar Technique"
10:31
How to pin your PJ top to the PJ collar
03:53
How to baste your collar to your PJ top
03:57
How to overlock your collar
02:33
How to press your collar on a ‘Ham’ & How to stitch in the ditch
04:06
Stitch in the ditch demo
01:15
How to pin your PJ sleeves
03:28
How to sew your sleeves in
03:07
How to overlock to neaten sleeve seam allowance
01:42
How to press the sleeve shoulder seam correctly
01:21
Sewing & Overlocking your sleeve seams
04:43
How to overlock the hemline & cuff of your PJ jacket
03:09
Understanding ‘Facing Fold’ sewing and pressing
07:07
Sewing the hemline of your PJ jacket
04:43
How to hand sew the shoulder facing using a slip stitch
02:19
How to sew ‘Button Holes & Buttons!’
12:21
Advanced collar technique
17:05
Beginner Two collar technique summary & inspiration
02:08
PJ Pants main seam pinning & sewing
13:43
Preparing the waistband & hems, overlocking and pressing technique
04:45
How to pin the hemline, use a slide ruler & measure elastic
03:10
Sewing hemlines & The ‘Elastic Casing’ technique
10:42
Sewing the final hemline
01:52
The finished PJ's!
02:33
+ How to turn your PJ's DESIGNER!
9 lectures 30:36
Designer Collar Instructions
02:22
How to make Designer Hemlines
03:49
Designer sewing shorts hemline band
03:07
Designer Top – Stitching on hemline bands
01:51
Designer waistband sewing & gorgeous elastic casings
07:12
Designer – How to make a cute ‘Bow Tie’
06:35
Designer – My completed Kids Shorts with a cute Bow Tie
01:40
Designer Extra – Sweet hearts & yellow singlet PJs
02:31
Designer Tip – Make yourself a Long Night Shirt
01:29