50 tricks and techniques for any professional sewing project
How can I prevent my seams from becoming tangled at the start? What should I do when my fabric seems too thick for my machine to sew? What can I use to replace pins so as not to make holes in my fabric? Our trainer Steffi Falk gives you answers to all these questions, along with the professional tips and techniques needed to overcome the difficulties that frustrate all seamstresses on a daily basis. This course will give you a solid foundation for approaching sewing projects with supreme confidence!
Vital Techniques and Tips
In this course, Steffi Falk, a seamstress and tailor by profession, shows you the techniques to be applied when the fabric is no longer being fed by the machine, which happens when sewing oilcloth or muslin. She'll also show you how to keep the desired gap between your seams, how to separate a seam in the right way when you make a mistake and how to iron your work and its component parts. These are 50 techniques and tricks that, when rigorously applied, will gradually become part of your routine and will change your sewing life forever!
What you'll learn:
- How to overcome thick areas when using a sewing machine
- What to do when the machine badly drags the fabric
- How to sew without pins
- How to sew regular, straight, and well-spaced seams
- How to make your markings
- Everything you need to know about ironing
- How to solve sewing errors
- How to separate seams
- And many other techniques and tricks...
What you should already know:
You must know how to use your sewing machine.
Instructor: Steffi Falk
Steffi Falk, the proud host of several Makerist courses, is an outstanding seamstress and tailor who has proven her talent, creativity and determination throughout her career. Both dynamic and hugely informative, Steffi is now stepping out in front of the camera after years of working behind it. Amongst other things, she created the decor and costumes for television, cinema and the theatre productions of Friedrichstadt-Palaste Berlin and "Theaterkunst". Needless to say, this extraordinary journey has enabled her to now pass on the many sewing tips and tricks that she has picked up along the way - turning you into an expert just like her! So check her courses out now!
- Techniques and tricks for better sewing
- Professional secrets
- Step-by-step explanations
- Sewing machine
- Ironing board and iron
- Leftover fabric to use
- Sewing scissors
- A quick release