Sophisticated Finishing Techniques Course

Finishing techniques are the often invisible touches that make a garment look, fit, and feel better. Learn how to create smooth selvedge edges, superior seams, custom-fit collars, and perfectly neat necklines for every garment in this course.
SKU: R7297

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In this course you’ll:
  • Discover how finishing starts at the beginning of a project, and work selvedge edges for better seaming
  • Learn how to sew invisible seams
  • Discover how short-rows and a special bind-off make perfect shoulders
  • Set-in sleeves flawlessly, for a professionally-tailored look

  • Lesson Outline:
  • Intro
  • Seaming
  • Shoulder & More
  • Set-in Sleeves
  • Necklines & Collars
  • Conclusion

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    Course includes multiple assignments as well as tutorials on knitting short-rows and the three-needle bind-off.
    Techniques covered: selvedge edges, mattress stitch, back stitch, short rows, three-needle bind-off, setting in sleeves, picking up stitches, crochet chain edging
    Skills needed to enjoy this product: Intermediate and up. Students should have some experience with garment knitting.
    Materials Required: smooth, light-colored, worsted weight yarn in 2 colors and appropriate-sized knitting needles; tapestry needle; Optional: crochet hook, stitch markers, garment pieces for seaming and finishing
    Sophisticated Finishing Techniques Course Includes:

    • Discussion board: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. 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 course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.
    • Bonus material: Practice colorwork chart and step-by-step video instructions on how to make a zippered pouch, great as a notions bag or clutch purse.
    • A helpful quiz to test your knowledge
    • Optional Assignments: Enhance your skills with a hands-on learning experience as you interact with fellow students.
    • Video Lessons: Run Time ≈ 133 minutes

    About the instructor:

    Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional teacher.
    The co-author of the bestselling books The Art of Seamless Knitting (Interweave, 2013) and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting (Interweave, 2015), she has also taught classes for Interweave, Vogue Knitting, and Craftsy.  Born in Russia, Faina holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and taught mathematics for 30 years before becoming a full-time professional knitwear designer and teacher.

    Additional Info
    Additional Info
    SKU R7297
    Product Type Course
    Author/Designer Faina Goberstein
    Technique Knitting
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