Beginner | 14 min
Taught by Liesl Gibson
In this informative class, Liesl of Oliver + S takes you to her favorite fabric store in New York City and shares helpful tips on how to navigate fabric shops. There is a lot to consider when selecting fabric, from understanding the difference between woven and knit fabrics to grasping the fundamentals of drape. Liesl demystifies the basics, and then goes on to discuss the unique qualities of the most popular fibers available: silk, cotton, and wool. You'll walk away from this class with a better understanding of what kind of fabric will work best for the project you're making, and the confidence to experiment with new fibers.
Learn how to:
  • Tell the difference between a knit fabric and a woven fabric
  • Understand what it means for a fabric to “drape”
  • Understand the unique qualities of silk, cotton, and wool

What you’ll get:
  • A detailed class on fabrics
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor and designer Liesl Gibson
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:43
Fabric Considerations
04:25
Fabric Types
03:17
02:38
01:47
Conclusion
02:01
Materials
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