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A goal that has been rattling around in my head for quite a few years has at last become a reality! I have finally filmed three video tutorials, all of which, are up and ready to watch on my Lorraine's Lessons/Video Tutorials page. They are Design Essentials: A Short Primer, Making and Using Your Own Bias and Straight of Grain Tapes in Quilts and Garments, and Pattern Fitting Fundamentals. To watch any of these videos, simply click on the ENTER word at the right-hand header above and then hover over "Lorraine's Lessons" in the horizontal menu at the top. Then click on Video Tutorials and you'll be on the right page. OR... just click HERE!
The third reprint of Design Essentials is freshly back from the printer in Hong Kong and ready to be your trusty companion when it comes to design principles and elements. There are also 5 chapters of design approaches to inspire you and keep you learning something new.
To make the most of sheltering at home, we are offering a 25% discount on all garment and quilt patterns! Click here to browse our patterns and give your creativity a jump start!
My Sewing With Nancy videos, Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous from the two Shows, which aired in January of 2017, are still available in the Wisconsin Public Television website. You will also find a DVD of the two Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous shows on this website for the Spring reduced price of $10!