Will This Fabric Work For You? DVD Sewing


Will This Fabric Work for You? DVD

Pairing Fabrics to Your Designs

featuring Katrina Walker and Pati Palmer

Save time. Love what you sew. Care for it so your garment will last.

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.


SKU: 978-0-935278-91-0 Category:


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

Pattern Tips and Fabric Choices
for Shirts, Blouses, Dresses, Jackets, and Pants

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

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

Pati's Sewing Decisions—Two Patterns, Four Fabrics
featuring a simple jacket style and a detailed jacket style

Let's Go Shopping! A Trip to the Fabric Store

The Six Easiest Fabrics to Sew

ISBN 978-0-935278-91-0

Additional information

Weight 0.3 lbs
Dimensions 7 x 5 x 0.25 in


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