Ava - Video Lesson
In this video lesson, Susan teaches both views of Ava plus a BONUS smocked view from start to finish.
Ava is a classic dress with a raised bodice and square neck, with an Angel sleeve or sleeveless option (VIEW A), as well as, a capped short sleeve (VIEW B). The bodices are fully lined, and the skirt is gathered.
Love to smock? Learn to sew the Smocked Ava with this video lesson! With a few rows of smocking placed just below the bodice, the opportunities to customize are abundant. Additional pattern pieces needed (Ava Smocked Add-On) are included with this video.
Run Time: 2 hours and 23 minutes
Teacher: Susan Whitman
Difficulty Rating: Moderate (VIEW A & B) Expert (Smocked Add-on)
Supplies:Children’s Corner Ava (sold separately)
Basic sewing supplies
Notions as seen on back cover
In this lesson you'll learn:
- How to sew all 3 views from start to finish.
- To sew a BONUS smocked view.
- Expertly stitching a square-neck bodice with crisp turns
at each corner.
- The differences in the views allowing you to decide which sleeve is right for your garment.
Helpful tips for precisely tying the pleater threads and
stitching the smocked skirt to the bodice.
- Attaching smocked skirt to bodice with ease.
- Buttonhole techniques
- Tips for beautifully finishing each hem.
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