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Will This Fabric Work For You - DVD

Will This Fabric Work For You - DVD
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Pati Palmer and Katrina Walker guide you through the steps to making a perfect pairing between fabrics and patterns. Make your fabrics work with your designs using special techniques. Pati and Katrina explain fabric sewability and discuss the easiest fabrics to sew. They not only discuss fibers and fabrics, they also teach important tips and tests to guarantee successful sewing:

2-hour DVD
Here’s what you’ll see and learn in this two-hour video::

Pattern Tips and Fabric Choices
Let the Pattern Help You!
Fabric Choices for Shirts, Blouses, Dresses,  
   Jackets, and Pants

Fibers and Fabrics—Things to Consider
Fiber types and characteristics
Fabric Construction
Straighten Fabric and Cut on Grain
Fabric Care Considerations

Quick Fabric Tests to Guarantee Sewing Success
TEST 1: Does It Wrinkle?
TEST 2: The 10 Foot Rule—Do the Fabrics Blend?
TEST 3: Will You Need to Steam-Shrink
   Before Cutting?
TEST 4: Will the Fabric Shine When Pressed?
TEST 5: Will the Fabric Ease?
TEST 6: Will Seams and Darts Sew and
   Press Well?
TEST 7: Can I Get Even Gathers in
   Lightweight Fabrics?
TEST 8: What Is “Turn of Cloth?”


Pati’s Sewing Decisions—Two Patterns, Four Fabrics Simple Jacket Style—Heavy and Light Fabrics
Detailed Jacket Style—Heavy and Light Fabrics

Let’s Go Shopping! A Trip to the Fabric Store
Image consultant Ethel Harms shows Pati and Katrina how to shop with the color palettes she created for them. You will learn about matching fabrics to your personal coloring.

The Six Easiest Fabrics to Sew


Katrina Walker, designer and educator, specializes in textiles, particularly silk and wool. Her designs are featured in several home sewing magazines. She is a Palmer/Pletsch Certified Sewing Instructor and a faculty member of The Silk Experience. Katrina has worked as a Family and Consumer Sciences educator and in apparel development for Nordstrom and REI. She is a Wellesley College graduate and a National Make it With Wool adult division winner.


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