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Cynthia Guffey - Baton Rouge Louisiana
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The finest sewing videos on the market today! Cynthia Guffey is one of America's best sewers, she shows you how to save time by getting it right the first time. By using her creativity and talents in designing, sewing and writing, Cynthia continues to inspire sewing enthusiasts around the world.

Preparation for Sewing:  Part 1    sewing videos

Trimming and correcting pattern printing, pre-treating and straightening fabric, placing pattern, pinning, cutting and more

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Preparation for Sewing:  Part 2    sewing videos

Accurate marking, stay stitching with the grain, recognizing the grain, initial pressing details, overcasting

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Complete Guide to Buttonholes    sewing videos

Spacing, size, distance from edge, how to keep buttonhole straight, bound buttonholes.

All of the key details for sewing buttonholes.

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Unusual Zipper Placements    sewing videos

Application of zippers from a design point of view as well as being useful, placement in areas where there is no seam.

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Matching Plaids, Stripes, Prints    sewing videos

All considerations for pattern placement such as bust apex and hemline, order of placement, easy matching process, pattern placement that yields completion of print at seam and button intersections.

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Hand Sewing Tricks    sewing videos

Neat, clean, perfect placement and sewing for snaps, hooks and eyes, buttons, etc.

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Princess Seamline Dress Constructions  sewing videos

Sewing with the grain, stay-stitching, sewing convex to concave curves and more are detailed in this video. You will see all the elements of construction to complete a beautiful princess seamline dress.  sewing videos

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Guide to Pleats    sewing videos

Adding pleats to a pattern, adequate marking and pressing techniques are included in this guide to perfect pleats. This video also details constructing and lining a kick pleat.  sewing videos

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The Couture Skirt  sewing videos


This video fully explains measuring through pattern alteration - including pinning - marking and cutting – directions include construction of a fully lined skirt with 4 front pleats - 4 back darts - waistband - back kickpleat - center back zipper – includes many hand finishing details. 
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Hand Turns the Eye  sewing videos

8 essential hand stitches including Cynthia’s forward catch stitch for a hand rolled hem, the fell stitch, and pearl stitch – also includes a triple hem.  sewing videos

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Pressing Techniques  sewing videos

Demonstrates the application of iron – on interfacing with no puckers – importance of press board – proper pressing techniques  sewing videos

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Embroidery Hooping Techniques  sewing videos

Demonstrates Cynthia’s hoping technique to assure exact placement – how to perfectly mirror image designs using a grid.  sewing videos

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Drafting Lining Patterns  sewing videos

Demonstrates how to draft a lining pattern that perfectly fits the garment – allowances for shoulder pads included.  sewing videos

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Turning Corners  sewing videos

Detailed instructions on how to achieve perfect inside/outside 90 – degree corners – includes many types of corners such as the corners of bound pockets – close-up shots show exact details.  sewing videos

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Set In Sleeves  sewing videos

Demonstrates the techniques of setting in the sleeve twice and stitching it once – includes pressing the cap.  sewing videos

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Complete Guide to Zippers  sewing videos

Back neck zipper with facings – back neck zipper with piped neckline – skirt zipper with facings – skirt zipper with waistband – pants zipper – all zippers hand sewn except pants.  sewing videos

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Complete Guide to Piping  sewing videos

Piping construction – piped seam – piped concave curve – piped convex curve – piped enclosed seams.  sewing videos

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Sleeve Treatments Part 1  sewing videos

Four sleeve treatments – instructions for re-designing the sleeve and drafting the pattern each step is detailed.  sewing videos

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Sleeve Treatments Part 2  sewing videos

Four sleeve treatments – instructions for re-designing the sleeve and drafting the pattern – each step is detailed.  sewing videos

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Hems  sewing videos

Demonstrates triple hem – hand rolled hem – skirttail hem – plus hems as a design element of the garment.  sewing videos

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Exterior Seams Part 1  sewing videos

Four seaming techniques that show on the exterior of the garment – Guffey seam – Guffey wrap – Butt seam – Bias wrapped seam.  sewing videos

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Exterior Seams Part 2  sewing videos

Four seaming techniques that show on the exterior of the garment – Rotated sleeve seam with Pearl stitch closures – Guffey butt seam – triple corded pintuck seam – bias stripped seam.   sewing videos

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