VIDEO: Part Two – Notions, French Seams & Pressing
In Part Two of the Fifteen Part series about making your own Little Black (or Red…or Purple…) Dress with Angela Wolf, Angela discusses how to choose the right needles, thread and tailors chalk. She also teaches us how to make French seams, and tips on sewing & pressing silk.
Machine used: PQ1500SLPRW
In Part Two, Angela will discuss:
- Choosing the right Needles & Thread
- Selecting the right kind of Tailors Chalk
- Making French Seams
- Proper Pressing
- Tips for working with Silk
Over the next 13 weeks, Angela will help us all on our journey, building our Little Black Dress making skills including tips and discussions of necklines, hems, sleeves, linings and more! Stop by next Tuesday for the next chapter!
Have you made anything with tips or techniques from this Little Black Dress series? Be sure to tag us @BrotherSews and #StitchingSewcial so we can see what you’ve been up to, and as always, we love hearing from you, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment!
This originally broadcast as part of Series 600 of It’s Sew Easy TV.
Stop by their website for more on this full season of It’s Sew Easy TV.
Have you missed any episodes?
Episode 1 – Fabric Choices, Silhouettes, Darts
Episode 3 – Three Seam Finishes
Episode 4 – All About Princess Seams
Episode 5 – Altering the Neckline
Episode 6 – Pockets – Bonus Segment
Episode 7 – Scooped Necklines & Easing Curves
Episode 8 – Using Your Lining as a Facing
Episode 9 – Necklines, Collars & Bias Tape
Episode 10 – Attaching Your Bodice
Episode 11 – Inserting an Invisible Zipper
Episode 12 – Adding Sleeves to a Dress
Episode 13 – Attaching Lining at Armhole – Bonus Segment
Episode 14 – Finishing the Back Vent
Episode 15 – Hemming Your Dress
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Angela Wolf is a Brother Brand Advocate and Paid Consultant.
The needles in this episode are a SCHMETZ product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.
The Tailor’s Clapper is an Angela Wolf Pattern Collection™ product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.
The Rowenta iron is a Rowenta product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.