This course is laid out into sections and lectures. It is a follow on to my Learn to sew with a sewing machine course, were you learnt some basic skills in sewing. The technique you will learn in this course forms building blocks for any and every sewing projects. We would dive into the world of seams, buttons, buttonholes and zips.
The techniques you learn would be applied in the sewing projects which are part of this course.
As with learning a new skill, practise is paramount, download the resources provided and practise alongside the video.
Understanding the marking on your throat late and how to use them for your sewing projects
How to ensure you are sewing in a straight line. Having an even sea allowance.
Using a pinking shears to finish the edge of your fabric
Using the zigzag stitch to finish the edge of your fabric
How to sew buttons with your sewing machine
How to sew button holes with your sewing machine
Cut and sew a pillow cover, by applying all the techniques learnt so far. You will be adding button and buttonholes details to this pillow cover
Completing the pillow cover
The world of zips
What is a zipper foot and the different types of zipper foot we have.
Sewing one side of the lapped zip
Sewing the other side of the lapped zip
Cut and sew a pencil case, by applying all the techniques learnt so far. You will be sewing a zip pencil case.
Completing your pencil case
Highlights of the techniques you have learnt on this course.
Hello, I'm Moyo I got my first sewing my was at the age of 7 years, and I learnt t to sew. Along the way my sewing journey paused until about 12 years ago when I started sewing again. From the request of friends and youth groups I start giving sewing classes to children and young people over the summer holidays and this has led to e giving sewing classes to adults as well.
Sewing give me great pleasure and I also enjoy sharing my knowledge, expertise and experience with others. I am an author of three sewing books.