This is an online self-paced course that includes video step-by-step tutorials, printables, step-by-step, and ongoing support!
Your "Quick Start" in the Haute Knits by DIYStyle® ActiveWear sewing system. Start with this Designer Samples Notebook, it is the base to start your Haute Knits journey! The samples kit is PRE-CUT for your convenience, ready for you to sew and place on the notebook pages. This is a program that uses both serger and coverstitch--the best machines and stitches for creating STRETCH garments!
You will learn:
How to choose the best threads for both serger and coverstitch
How to work with lycra stretch fabrics for active, swim and dancewear
What is "negative ease" and how it impacts these garments
How to apply tech elastics for these garments
How to make elastic waistbands the industry way
How to use the coverstitch for the perfect S-T-R-E-T-C-H topstitch finish!
How to make a covered "french" strap
How to make the Haute Knits Active Seam--that mimics RTW
How to work ease and stretch in the proper places
5 Intro videos + 13 sample technique videos = 1 hour and 48 minutes of Serger and Coverstitch How-To! PLUS we will be adding more tips videos to this course so you can access them anytime!
+ Our tips and special notions PDF, that help you do the job properly to SUCCESS!
These are THE activewear construction techniques directly from the workroom, and are industry standard. Each course module contains lessons that build upon each other, and includes 3 PRE CUT project kits containing tech fabrics, notions and matching threads--all the BEST supplies for creating quality activewear pieces.
Access (lifetime!) to the online course, the fabrics for your samples, practice swatches, Haute Knits by DIYStyle® Tech Elastic, Clips and 3 cones of thread.
DIYStyle Magnetic System
What is the fastest way to cut fabric and make patterns? This new system will transform the way you have been prepping your projects for sewing. With The DIYStyle Method™ you gain back the time you have been losing. Get to the fun part faster!
Check out our sister site at diystyle.net. Here you'll find FREE Fashion, Craft, Home Dec, and Pet projects. Learn to sew with our helpful how-to videos. The DIYStyle® brand since 2007! Fun, fresh, on-trend style with the Creative Chicks.
Teaching the modern fashionista how to Design, Sew, Serge & Create! Our methods are showcased in a learn-at-your-own-pace format. This online school is the home of our signature Haute Knits™ Course and more. This DIYStyle Studio is open 24/7!