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Short on fabric?
Trouble matching stripes?

No problem! The answers - and so much more - are in Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 6.

Follow along as Louise Cutting shares insider secrets for dealing with challenges; giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how the pros solve the very same dilemmas that you face.

Sew with greater finesse and skill. In garment-sewing, it's the little things that count. And that's what you'll discover in this video workshop that reveals tips and tricks direct from the professionals' playbook; brilliant solutions you might never learn on your own. Properly placed snaps or lining an unlined jacket can make a tremendous difference, resulting in a crisper, more finished appearance. And that makes you look better too!

Quality clothing demands attention to detail. With expert guidance from Louise Cutting, you'll develop a 'feel' for the small but significant techniques that take your sewing to a higher level. With this insider information, you can become the go-to person who really knows her stuff, from how to handle fragile fabrics or making vertical buttonholes.

Topics covered in Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 6 include:
  • Securing snaps
  • Making & placing vertical buttonholes
  • Lining an unlined jacket
  • Planning a garment with mini-pats
  • Hiding & aligning snaps
  • Finishing a centered zipper
  • Keeping sleeves pushed up
  • Tapering a sleeve
  • Sewing elegant darts
  • Working with bias tape
  • Beefing up light fabrics
  • Making a self-fabric interfacing
  • Sewing pleats that lie flat

Every video in this series will help you learn how to sew like a pro.