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  • Sewing Essentials: The Versatile Jacket (DVD)

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Learn Louise Cutting’s precision techniques for sewing jackets. Jackets can be intimidating enough, never mind the fitting part! But, as she always does, Louise Cutting simplifies the complex. In her video class, Sewing Essentials: The Versatile Jacket DVD, she walks you through every facet of sewing a perfect-fitting jacket. She also covers patch pockets, banded collars, set-in sleeves, and easy ways to add fresh styling to a favorite pattern.

Jackets that look like they’re custom-made for you. Now you can easily gain the know-how and the confidence to sew jackets that fit great – not just okay, but really and truly great. Everything that you need to do can be found in Sewing Essentials: The Versatile Jacket DVD. In typical Louise style, she demonstrates simple, practical techniques for solving common problems associated with jacket construction and jacket alterations. Without a doubt, you’ll find the answers you’ve been looking for!

Your guide to stylish jackets that look and feel great! It’s easier than you think to custom make jackets in a variety of styles. In fact, you don’t even have to leave home. Simply slip Sewing Essentials: The Versatile Jacket DVD into your computer and learn her clever methods for constructing exquisitely made jackets. Here are just some of the topics covered:

  • One pattern, many variations
  • Alterations
  • Preparing the fabric
  • Jacket front and front facings
  • Jacket back and yoke
  • The collar
  • The yokes
  • The sleeves
  • Finishing


Take this opportunity to learn from a real pro!  This video workshop is an easy way to master an essential skill that will pay you back hundreds of times over. Get Sewing Essentials: The Versatile Jacket and you’re on your way to becoming an accomplished seamstress.

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Additional Information
About No
Issue Number No
Cover 120
Publication Year 2014
Isbn 978-1-62710-975-8
Author Louise Cutting
Dimensions No
Pages No
Format DVD
Toc Introduction
1. One Pattern, many variations
2. The Pattern
3. Alterations
  • Drop a bust dart
  • Make a forward shoulder adjustment
  • Make proper length sleeves
  • 4. Preparing the fabric-cross graining and interfacing
    5. Jacket front and front facings
  • Clip and mark the fabric pieces
  • Make the pockets
  • 6. Jacket back and yoke
    7. Sew the collar
  • A unique collar
  • Interfacing
  • Press the seam and prepare to sew
  • Trim, press, and turn the points
  • Edge stitch and top stitch
  • Pin the collar to the round neck edge and sew
  • 8. Sew the yokes
  • Sew the neck edge, clip, and press
  • Make a burrito
  • Finish the yoke
  • 9. Make and install the sleeves
    10. Finishing steps
  • Hem the sleeves
  • Hem the jacket
  • Edge stitch and top stitch
  • Make the buttonholes
  • Sew on the buttons
  • Conclusion
    Intro No
    Minutes 60 Minutes

    Sewing Essentials: The Versatile Jacket (DVD)

    • by Louise Cutting
    • DVD
    • Product Code: TP-THR30031073
    Video Download
    Availability: In Stock