600 DVD - Easy Elegance
fell in love with a couch fabric so I took home the last 2 yards
to see if I could live with it.
I draped it over the couch, but the
more I watched the fabric, the more I realized it should be draped on
This is an elegant fabric so I chose a shapely jacket pattern for a
formal look. I quilted this fabric (after cutting out the pattern
pieces and constructing the darts) with gold metallic thread in
parallel horizontal lines. Pattern
fitted fashion, only darts will do. How
many, location, size, and type. Centerfront, neckline, bustline,
armscye, waist. Shirley offers alternatives to darts for use
Instructions - Pattern
shape darts for larger bust.
- pattern layout to
matching motifs, seam
finishes, underlining, using scallops of lace for hem finishes or
accent. Shirley whips up a quick (match to your bedroom) garment bag to
store all your new delicate lace pieces.
is never out of style.
work or play, all 4 seasons. Learn how to purchase enough fabric to
lay out your patterns for a perfect match front to back.
anything whisper "let's party" louder than sequins? You no longer have
to fear this type of fabric with special handling techniques. Shirley
doesn't make a jacket in this program, but she shows you which feet to
use, how to cut, how to applique and how to stitch. You pick
what to make.
Deck Dec in a Sec
doesn't have to mean
paper plates and paper towels when you know the secret of quick and
easy Deck Dec. A table cloth for an umbrella table (easy fold and cut),
napkins and placemats. Pillows for the chairs are an elegant touch.
|Fall Season opens the
way to fringe on
handwoven fabrics. Learn to choose which fabrics lend itself to fringe,
which methods of stabilizing work, which feet to use.
Designer Pattern Changes
|Sandra Betzina shares
the stage with
Shirley to demonstrate an A-line skirt, add walking ease to a coat, fix
backriding shoulder seams, generously cut facings, beware Dolman
sleeves for short-waisted women.
|You've made an
exquisite fashion coat.
Did you neglect pampering yourself when you thought out the lining?
Imagine lining your coat with faux fur for a snuggly warm feeling.
Perhaps a black UltraLeather motorcycle jacket should have a patterned
silk lining. Silk is an
not an indulgance.
zippers as a design feature. This child's alligator
sweatshirt has a big smile that unzips to reveal his big white
denim has 8 pockets between the jacket and pants, each with a different
color exposed zipper. Feminize outfit with rose applique on the
collar. Here is
'Gator in miniature.Quick
make-up bag, beach tote, too.
|Neiman Marcus or your
sewing room. You
and no one can
tell the difference. Just one and one-half yards of polar fleece make
an incredible one-layer coat in no time. Mine is teal with western
are opportunities in
disguise. This blue bomber jacket disguises two
metallic threads, jewels, beads and passementerie embellish denim.
Silver thread and leaf cut work turn simple denim pants and jacket or
skirt into dressy outfit. The soft denim utilizes embroidery cutout
surrounded by silver metallic thread.Perfect for an evening of