Live sewing demonstrations!

I’ve been asked recently for some links to my demonstrations on Sewing Quarter, so, I thought it would be helpful to put together this blog post including links straight to the Youtube videos. The beauty of learning this way is that you can hit pause when it suits. Trust me I know, I’ve learned how to fit kitchen plinths from a Youtube video recently!

I’ve picked out what I think are some of the most useful sewing techniques which can be related to a huge range of projects. I love sharing my skills and I get a real buzz out of seeing photos of the beautiful creations shared by my students and viewers of the programme.

Click the links below.

Faux leather boxy jacket with cotton lining and bias bound edges.

Clothkits Swing Tunic. Inserting concealed pockets into side seams.

The Great British Sewing Bee book. Sleeveless shell top.

Patchwork tote bag with satin stitch appliqué and decorative topstitching.

Matching plaids. Shift dress from The Great British Sewing Bee book. Attaching neck and armhole facings for a neat finish.

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook. Working on this show prompted me to complete the BurdaStyle Teaching Certificate.

Faux leather messenger bag with demonstration of inserting a zip into an inner pocket.

Vogue, bow collar, fitted blouse

Sewing Happiness book. Origami inspired tote bag.

Gathering a skirt to a fitted dress bodice. Lining the bodice and finishing the shoulder seams. Vogue dress pattern.

Sewing darts and easing in linen and cotton sleeves. The Clothkits Boxy Reversible Jacket.

Little tote bags with boxed corners. Additional design ideas including curved quilt lines and pin tucks.

Sewing a narrow, curved hem. Easing in sleeves. McCall’s top pattern with feature sleeves.

Simply Sewing Lara top. Easing in sleeves and attaching contrast borders.

 

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I hope these demonstrations inspire and encourage you, whatever stage you’re at with sewing. Enjoy! Don’t forget to share your creations with me via Instagram or drop me a message via the ‘Contact’ page.

Jennifer x

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