Hi, I'm sherri mead, and this is my los angeles sewing classroom called so l a in this class today I'm going to teach you how to sew one of our most popular projects step by step, the easiest start I've been teaching since two thousand five, and I've had so many beginners in my classes make any mistake you can think of, so I'm here to help you head them off before they become an issue. In this class, we're going to learn several beginner techniques that will help you with future projects. We're going to learn how to do gathering. We're going to learn how to sew a casing that has elastic in it, and we're going to sew a double. Fold him at the bottom. Along the way you learn how to read a pattern envelope. You learn some fabric, anatomy terms. You'll learn about some basic sewing tools, how to measure yourself and a lot of other techniques that will become important as you get more and more into sewing.
Shaerie Mead is the owner of Sew L.A., a sewing classroom and creative workspace located in Los Angeles. She's been teaching people how to sew since 2005, has run small businesses for her entire adult life, and has recently put her 18+ years of fitting