Lesson Notes: Grain
Hey everyone. I have something new for you! I’m working on a free pattern, but I want to give you all some basics beforehand that will build up to the pattern so you have all the background reference materials you’ll need to complete the project. All my Lesson Notes, tutorials, and free patterns will be in the right sidebar under “free patterns & stuff.” Here is the link too, to make it easy:
I’m starting from the beginning with Lesson Notes: Grain. Understanding how the grain of fabric works is key to becoming good at sewing. In my Lesson Notes series, I’ll explain one topic at a time to you just the way I would tell it to you in a private lesson or class at my Studio. For those of you who are already students, it’ll sound very familiar. I’m hoping this series will be helpful to people who can’t make it to the Studio for lessons and I also think it’ll be useful for current students who wish they had notes so they could remember what they learned in class.
I know this one is super-basic, but I hope it will teach you at least one thing about grain that you didn’t know before. The next thing I’m planning is a tutorial on making your own bias binding, and you can see how that would build on a solid understanding of grain, what with cutting on the bias and all. Then, the free pattern! Yay! Here’s a sneak peek…
PLEASE, please, please let me know if there is anything you don’t get or you think I could explain better in Lesson Notes: Grain. I’m counting on y’all for feedback. I have gotten pretty good at explaining things after three years of teaching it over and over, but I can always improve. So, let me know what you think!
P.S. Don’t forget to sign up for the June Sewing Book Giveaway! Lots of free patterns in those FREE books…Also, if anyone was looking for me at the Etsy party last Friday, I was not there. Sorry! Unfortunately my grandma had to have emergency surgery that day so I wasn’t able to make it to the party. It looked like it was really fun, though–check out the photobooth pics!
P.P.S. I updated my Etsy shop with fabrics! Stop by