Beginning Sewing TechniquesStreaming Video - 2006
This video can be used for step-by-step sewing, beginning with a trip to a fabric store where the viewer will learn to select a pattern, appropriate fabric, and notions required to make a basic skirt and blouse. This includes taking one's measurements to determine pattern size, making minor pattern adjustments for fit, and selecting essential sewing equipment. Construction techniques demonstrated for a skirt include darts, tucks, and gathers; side pockets; seams and seam finishes; centered zipper application; waistband and closures; and hemming by hand. Techniques demonstrated for a blouse include darts and tucks; stay-stitching; neck and front facings, interfacing, grading seams, and understitching; seams and seam finishes; set-in sleeves; top stitching; buttonholes and buttons; and hemming. Emphasis is on construction techniques that are basic to sewing a variety of easy-to-make garments.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1988.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)