Crochet Finishing Techniques Online Workshop

Give your projects a flawless finish with Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby’s workshop Crochet Finishing Techniques. Learn three different ways to block your projects, sew garment pieces together invisibly, and so much more!

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Take your crochet projects from looking “homemade” to “handmade” in Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby’s workshop, Crochet Finishing Techniques. Proper finishing gives your crochet projects professional-looking finesse. After all, you want people to notice your garment, not how you put it together. Learn how to block your fabric into perfection, sew invisible seams, and set in sleeves like a master tailor. You’ll even learn how to add zippers! In the end you will have garments that impress with their refinement, and get you tons of compliments.

In this Online Workshop you’ll:

  • Learn three different methods for blocking garment pieces, and when to use each one
  • Pin your garment pieces so they fit together perfectly every time, with no overhang or stretching
  • Master how to sew garment pieces together invisibly, no matter the shape or stitch pattern
  • Understand how to ease in sleeves and collars so they fit perfectly, with no bunching or gathering at the seams
    • Add zippers to your garments without fear

    Lesson Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Blocking Techniques
  • Hang-Blocking
  • Proper Pinning
  • Sewing Seams
  • Weaving in Ends Invisibly
  • Installing Zippers
  • Conclusion

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    Techniques covered: 3 blocking techniques; blocking straight and curved shapes; seaming; setting in sleeves; weaving in ends; sewing in zippers Skill Level: Beginner on up. Students should be able to complete a basic crochet project.

    Materials required: water and gentle detergent; spritz bottle; blocking mats or flat, absorbent surface like a towel; T-pins; measuring tape; tapestry needles in a few different sizes; scissors; sewing thread; sewing needle; zipper; Optional items: assorted swatches for practice; scrap yarn in contrasting color for seaming; wool wash; blocking wires, garment steamer or iron

    Crochet Finishing Techniques Online Workshop Includes:

  • Discussion board: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the Online Workshop. It's an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, and express your inspirations.
  • Gallery: Share images of your work where you can give and receive feedback from fellow students.
  • Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the Online Workshop content. Only you will be able to see your notes.
  • Video Lessons: Run Time ˜ 88 minutes
  • About the Instructor:

    Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby is the co-founder of Shibaguyz Designz and The Shibaguyz. An award-winning crochet and knitwear designer Shannon has published hundreds of patterns for magazines, yarn companies, and his own pattern line. He is the author of several crochet books and have created several online workshops for Interweave, including Beginning Crochet, Beyond Beginning Crochet, and Crochet Garment Design.

    Additional Info
    Additional Info
    SKU R7873
    Product Type Online Workshop
    Author/Designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
    Technique Crochet
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