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FASH 32: Fundamental Apparel Production (Naasz)

E-Books: Sewing Techniques

Print Books: Sewing Techniques

Videos: Basic Sewing Techniques

This video can be used for step-by-step sewing, beginning with a trip to a fabric store where the viewer will learn to select a pattern, appropriate fabric, and notions required to make a basic skirt and blouse. This includes taking one’s measurements to determine pattern size, making minor pattern adjustments for fit, and selecting essential sewing equipment. Construction techniques demonstrated for a skirt include darts, tucks, and gathers; side pockets; seams and seam finishes; centered zipper application; waistband and closures; and hemming by hand. Techniques demonstrated for a blouse include darts and tucks; stay-stitching; neck and front facings, interfacing, grading seams, and understitching; seams and seam finishes; set-in sleeves; top stitching; buttonholes and buttons; and hemming. Emphasis is on construction techniques that are basic to sewing a variety of easy-to-make garments. A viewable/printable instruction guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (60 minutes)

Last Updated: Feb 1, 2024 11:32 AM