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.