The sun is shining and you want to wear something cool, comfy and different from all last years clothes. Sewing For Beginners has the answer. A very easy to sew pattern for a simple dress. It moulds to your body, flatters your shape and is comfy – great for lazing in the park or for a summer evening party. This is an excellent pattern, as it makes a dress from just two rectangles of fabric. You will also increase your sewing skills by learning how to shirr fabric… which is sewing with elastic thread to create a rumpled effect.
There is a lot of sewing in this dress… great for getting used to a new sewing machine… but it is still a strait froward pattern that demonstrates in bite-size instructions how to sew a simple dress. A further benefit is that there are no complicated darts, pleats or intricate shaping required.
At the beginning of the video the eccentric guides give a fun and easy to understand explanation about fabric construction and some fabric terms you will come across in any sewing tutorial or pattern… no more will selvage and bias be ‘mystical’ sewing terms!
Once you’ve learned the skill of shirring fabric, you can use the technique on a number of other projects… perhaps the waistband of a skirt; to add style to the front panel on a child’s dress; or to form an elasticized cuff by sewing two lines at the end of a sleeve.
Learn how to sew a simple dress with this video and you will be creating a comfortable dress that you will want to wear again and again. You will be finding any excuse to hold a party or gathering just to show off your new clothes and sewing prowess… after all, there’s no such thing as too many parties!
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