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Become A Sewing Expert

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In this advanced course, your trainer shows you how to become a true sewing expert
34.90 € Tax included

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All the important techniques - detailed step by step explanations and professional tips that will change your sewing life forever!


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BECOME ONE WITH YOUR SEWING MACHINE

You’ve probably already sewn a project or two, wore it proudly or maybe you made someone a handmade gift and now you want more! With this course, you’ll be able to expand your skills and learn how to overcome difficult challenges. Your coach Steffi Falk will walk you through, step-by-step, and help you better understand your sewing machine.

DISCOVER NEW TECHNIQUES THAT WILL INCREASE YOUR SEWING EXPERTISE

This online course will teach you several techniques and tricks that will help you create high-quality sewing projects. You’ll also increase your sewing know-how with additional foundations that are beneficial when creating more detailed and well-fitted garments and accessories. Sign up now and turn your made-with-love project into a “wow, how professional!” project.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
  • how to sew several different seams
  • how to gather fabric with your sewing machine
  • how to sew and finish a curve nicely
  • how to apply a lining or interlining to add support to your project
  • how to strengthen your piece with a facing and how to properly enclose your raw edges
  • how to sew darts
  • and how to sew hems
WHAT YOU SHOULD ALREADY KNOW

You should already know how to use your sewing machine. The course is suitable for beginners and more advanced self-taught seamstresses who would like to optimise their technique, whilst gaining more efficiency and skill.

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!

Your Courseplan
INTRO BECOME A SEWING PRO
01:31
We will help you to become a sewing expert in this extensive Makerist video course. Your coach, Steffi Falk, is going to take you by the hand and teach you everything you need to know about creating the perfect curve, a flat dart and help you to decide which seam to use for different projects. You’ll learn everything you need to know about linings and interfacing, how to sew a seam by hand as well as with a machine and how to refine your edges and corners with bindings and facings.
EPISODE 1 TECHNIQUES & RESOURCES
03:14
In this episode you'll be given a clear idea of ​​what is expected in this course. Our trainer explains what techniques will be taught to you and what you need to become a sewing expert.
EPISODE 2 SEAM WORK
06:31
Here you’ll learn how to sew a straight plain seam and when to use it. Don’t worry, Steffi will explain the different seams there are, in which garments they can be found and how to create them as well.
EPISODE 3 SERGING WITH A SEWING MACHINE
09:23
In this episode, Steffi will show you how to serge your fabric with your sewing machine.This will give you a very clean edge that can be processed further. You’ll also receive special tips and tricks when it comes to adjusting your sewing machine.
EPISODE 4 THE TOP-STITCHED SEAM
08:35
Here you’ll learn how to either embellish your seam with an additional seam or a more decorative seam and learn which advantages the top-stitched seam has.
EPISODE 5 THE FRENCH SEAM
09:47
In this episode your coach will release the mystery about the French seam. You’ll find out on which garments the French seam usually appears and you will learn how to sew this seam on different fabrics.
EPISODE 6: THE FLAT-FELLED SEAM
10:15
This speciality seam is the most frequently used, and so few actually know about it. Steffi will show you where you usually find this seam and why it is a sewing must in this episode.
EPISODE 7: THE UNDERSTITCHED SEAM
07:24
Here our expert will explain you why some seams need to be understitched.
EPISODE 8: THE STAY STITCH
03:27
In this video you’ll learn how to use a stay stitch properly, you’ll also find out why it’s often used in curves.
EPISODE 9: SEWING CURVES
10:41
Steffi is going to show you not only how to sew a curve but also how to work with them thereafter; ensuring a perfect piece in the end.
EPISODE 10: GATHERING
27:27
In this episode you will learn how to gather fabric with and without an elastic band.
EPISODE 11: LININGS AND INTERLININGS
18:39
If you’d like to learn more about linings and interlinings then this is the right episode for you. You’ll learn the different types of linings as well as when to use them. Interlining (also known as interfacing) goes hand in hand with linings so you’ll learn about the different types: fusible and sew-in, Steffi will explain everything.
EPISODE 12: BINDINGs AND FACINGS
57:48
Here you are going to learn how to create precise corners. Steffi is going to teach you about encasing your raw edge in a bias binding tape, how to create bias tape on your own. As well as using a binding to finish off a curve or use it as a substitute for facings. Steffi will explain what a facing is as well as all of it’s functions.
EPISODE 13: TURNING OUT FABRIC CORNERS
24:43
Since turning corners out is a more difficult task, our coach has prepared a nice project for you. All important steps will be covered: how to snip corners correctly, sewing the tips or points properly, and how to press a curve as well. At the end of our video you’ll hold a finished project in your hands.
EPISODE 14: DARTS
41:28
In this episode you will not only learn why we need darts but how to transfer them onto fabric, press them without a crease and which sewing techniques a dressmaker needs to know.
EPISODE 15: HEMS
34:06
In this video, Steffi is going to add her last touches. Aside from showing you how to sew a hem on the sewing machine, she is also going to teach you how to hand sew a hem. You can decide if your hem should be visible or invisible, Steffi will show you everything you need to know to ensure a professional finish.
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Highlights

All the important techniques - detailed step by step explanations and professional tips that will change your sewing life forever!

You Need
  • Your sewing machine
  • Sewing threads
  • Sewing needles
  • Pins
  • Sewing scissors
  • One meter tape
  • Chalk
  • Batting
  • Lining

... and of course, a project to sew.

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