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Beginner’s Guide to Sewing (Ep 11): Difficult Fabric

written by Sarah

Welcome Back to the Beginner’s Guide to Sewing! This week is all about sewing some of those difficult fabric. After all, you learned how to master Knit fabric last week. Now you’re ready to play around with some of the more common, but tricky fabric to sew.

You’ll also learn how to cut and construct these fabrics, as well as a method of finish the hems. We show you step by step how to do a Flat Felled seam on Denim, a French Seam on Chiffon, and a Narrow Rolled Hem on Chiffon.

There is a ton of information here, so feel free to use this as a reference guide and refer back as often as you need or as you come across these fabric.

Index:
00:14 Denim
03:27 Fleece
04:29 Vinyl
05:32 Faux Fur
06:21 Burlap
07:41 Chiffon

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4 comments

Carole Taylor February 23, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Thanks. I have sewed for YEARS, but I learned some new ideas. Loved the seamstress… she was so adorable.

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Bernie November 17, 2014 at 9:06 am

Love the tutorial on denim. I never know about the jean jig or the idea of using the point turner to level the presser foot when going over bulky denim seams. Cannot wait to try this. Thank you!!

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Sarah November 20, 2014 at 7:39 am

I’m so glad it was helpful! Thank you for watching!

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Juanita October 8, 2014 at 10:26 am

I received this email this week with all these wonderful videos! The one on tough fabrics is EXCELLENT! please don’t rush though, you are giving great info worth slowing down and taking it all in:-)

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