Intermediate | 37 min
Learn how to sew A Verb for Keeping Warm’s most popular pattern: the Endless Summer Tunic. This flattering tunic will be a staple in your summer wardrobe and works just as well with layers in cooler seasons. The patternmaker, Tasa Gleason, walks you through the process of selecting fabric, determining your size, and working with pattern pieces to construct your garment. Learn professional finishing techniques and helpful tips along the way. Once you’ve made your first tunic, you’ll be scheming ways to make one for every month of the year. Pattern PDF included with class (available in six sizes: 37" - 47" bust; pattern is meant to fit with 1.5" - 2" of ease).
Learn how to:
  • Work from a multi-size sewing pattern
  • Add pockets
  • Construct garment
  • Match up pattern repeats across seams
  • Slip stitch hems for clean finishing
  • Sew gathers
  • Add bias binding around the arm holes
What You'll Get: 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction on making the Endless Summer Tunic, A Verb for Keeping Warm's most poplular pattern
  • 2 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF ($16 value)
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students


Chapters
Endless Summer Tunic
01:16
01:01
Getting Ready to Sew
02:30
06:07
Sewing the Tunic
07:47
03:40
11:40
03:01
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 1 ½ – 2 ¼ yards of fabric, depending on size
  • Pattern PDF
  • ½ yard fusible interfacing
  • ½ yard contrasting fabric, for pockets and yoke lining
  • 1 ½ yards dot paper
  • Pressing cloth
  • Pressing template
  • Highlighter
  • Marking tools
  • Pencil
  • Seam ripper
  • Measuring gauge
  • Matching and contrasting threads
  • Pinking shears
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors
  • Snips
  • Blue painters tape
  • Pins
  • Hand-sewing needle
  • Clear 2” x 18” gridded ruler
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
Discussion
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Transcript
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