- Product # 067097
- Type Video Download
- ISBN 978-1-60085-102-5
- Length 80 Minutes
- Published Date 2008
Threads editors along with nationally recognized sewing maven Louise Cutting demonstrate the timeless techniques and attention to detail that define well-sewn clothing.
This informative video reveals clever designer tips and little-known industry techniques.
Now you can see how pros overcome the common problems the home sewer encounters, including how to sew:
- A no-stitch, interfaced hem that's fast, neat, and ideal for pants, skirts, and tailored jackets
- Balanced darts that correct two problems: dimples at the tip of a dart and unbalanced vertical "fisheye" darts
- The perfect collar that eliminates bulky seams at the center-front edges and improves roll and shaping at the neck
- Mitered corners with no unsightly puckers and edges that are clean and in position
- Designer facings that remove bulk and improve the way a garment drapes, creating a smooth, clean line
And there's so much more. You'll improve all your skills as you learn the ins-and-outs of French bias binding, clipping curves to produce graded seam allowances, and a mitering method that's key to sewing neat, flat, sharp corners.
This video is your guide to mastering those all-important tailoring touches that will enhance every garment you sew.
Louise Cutting is an accomplished designer, sewing instructor, and creator of Cutting Line Designs Pattern Company.
Important Product Information
Format – H.264 (MP4)
Resolution – 360p, 480p (vary by aspect ratio)
System req. – Windows XP SP2 or later, OSX 10.5 or later, iOS4 or later
Player req. – QuickTime – 7.6.6 or later, iTunes 10.3.1 or later
File Size – 1.19GB
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Estimated Download Time
Internet Connection Download Time (minutes) 345 MB 1.1 GB 1.8 GB DSL 32 100 168 Cable Modem 7 21 36 Fiber Optic 3 10 17
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- great value Review by marsh
I got both dvd downloads and definitely recommend. Camera angle is clear and pulls in tight when needed. Some of the material covered that I found helpful was Louise's very unique method of drafting & sewing a collar, dart molding and carefully clipped curves section. Presentation is enjoyable to watch. I had a little trouble downloading so it took me several tries. Itunes is required to actually play the video so just when I thought I was getting close, I had to download Itunes. I know. I'm probably the only person who didn't have Itunes. :)
(Posted on 12/1/11)
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