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Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3

Threads Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 3

SKU# 061105

Learn to sew like a pro

Louise Cutting

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  • Product # 061105
  • Type DVD
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-801-7
  • Length 60 Minutes
  • Published Date 2012

Ramp up your skills with insider information from Louise Cutting. In Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3, DVD, this nationally recognized instructor provides an unprecedented look at how high-end garments are constructed in fashion’s finest workrooms. Each volume in this remarkable series demonstrates trade secrets and little-known techniques that, taken together, are the foundation of quality workmanship.

Master the small details that make a big difference. Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3 is your roadmap to becoming an accomplished seamstress by helping you to:  

  • refine every facet of your garment-making skills
  • master the fine detailing that defines high-end fashions  
  • build on the couture techniques presented in this series and
  • create clothing worthy of a designer label – without the costly price tag

Know what tools the pros choose and why. Because accuracy is so important, you’ll know how to choose the scissors, measuring and marking devices, and sewing tools that deliver the most precise results. You learn how use the dressmaker’s best friend – the versatile ham – and pick up more handy tips than you can count, making everything you sew look and fit better.

Make vital pattern adjustments before you cut. Placing a button may not seem critical until you see how the right placement eliminates unsightly gaps. Or how adding or removing a dart can make all the difference in the final fit. With Louise Cutting’s guidance, you’ll gain the confidence to make revisions because now you’ll know why one pattern doesn’t fit all.

Topic covered in Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3 include:

  • Essential Tools
  • Button Placement
  • Hidden Button Placket
  • Removing a Bust Dart
  • Adding a Bust Dart
  • Moving a Side Seam
  • Adding Hem Width
  • Changing a Neckline
  • Lowering a Neckline 
  • Lengthening a Facing
  • Four Deconstructed Edges

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About the author
Louise Cutting is a contributing editor for Threads magazine, the designer for Cutting Line Designs patterns, including the innovative One-Seam Pant©, and co-designer for Shapes Pattern Company. She is an internationally known speaker on sewing and design.

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Wonderful Review by Jane
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Louise Cutting is an excellent instructor. This new video in the series is well worth adding to your library. Instructions are easy to understand and her tips and techniques produce wonderful results.

(Posted on 7/12/12)

Pattern Modifications Review by Alison
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Excellent information which is very clearly explained and illustrated.

(Posted on 7/12/12)

Excellent! Review by Rosemary
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Once again, Louise Cutting very clearly shows excellent, easy tips for creating really fine clothing by making our own adjustments.
She demonstrates each step clearly and explains well.

(Posted on 6/30/12)

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