Seam and Edge Finishes for Beg. to Adv. Sewers

  • Dates: Friday, October 4 (1 Day), 8:30am-4:30pm, 10 Weeks
  • Tuition: $45
  • Instructor: Emily Skolfield

Using commercial (or handwoven) cloth, students will practice several techniques for securing edges and seams. By the end of the workshop, each person will have created a booklet or binder that contains instructions and information related to the different techniques along with cloth samples.

The techniques that will be cover are:

  • simple seam
  • flat fell
  • welt
  • French
  • Hong Kong – including making your own bias binding for the technique
  • zigzag
  • serger
  • by hand overcast
  • stay stitching
  • understitching

Participants should bring their sewing kit (e.g., scissors, thread, pins, needles) and 3 fat quarters of cotton fabric.